EH 510. Fundamentals of Human Environmental Exposures Assessment

This course is designed to provide the tools and foundations necessary to understand the fate and transport of environmental contaminants in various environmental media and to estimate their impact on human exposure. The course will consider human exposure assessment in the context of risk assessment. Physical-chemical properties of contaminants and environmental media will be considered as they relate to developing basic models of human exposure.

Note: Calculus and chemistry required. Course required for all EER program students. This course has priority enrollment. Cross-Registrants and Non-Degree Students will be enrolled on a space available basis after the enrollment deadline for the course.

Requirement: Students outside of HSPH must request instructor permission to enroll in this course.


David Macintosh







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