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ENVM 6042 Public Health Risk Assessment (Fall and Spring)



Course Description:

This course will provide a basic understanding of the use of risk assessment principles in public health decision-making as it relates to exposure from environmental chemicals. The course will include the basic principles, concepts and applications of risk assessment, including exposure assessment, hazard identification, dose-response evaluation, risk management, risk communication and uncertainty/variability. The major goal of the course is to introduce students to the real world applications of environmental human health risk assessment.