Department of Environmental Health Engineering

Environmental Health is the branch of public health protection that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health. Environmental Health is also a field of science that studies how the environment influences human health and disease. The mission of the department of environmental health is to train and educate environmental health students (both in B.Sc. and M.Sc. levels) in environmental health sciences such as water quality control, wastewater, soil management and treatment technologies, air pollution, solid waste management, noise control, food health sciences, residential and institutional environmental health, radiation uses and protection, environmental chemistry and microbiology. Members of the department of environmental health also carry out high quality researches on the water and wastewater treatment technologies (Chemical and Biological treatment) and solid waste management.

The main mission and task of the Department of Environmental Health Engineering, include promotion of knowledge about environmental protection and assistance in advancing environmental health in urban, industrial and rural areas as well as training required experts and manpower for work in governmental sections such as Ministry of Health and Medical Sciences, Ministry of Energy, Department of the Environment and also for the private sectors. The department emphasizes the role of air, water and human environment towards bringing about the better environmental health.

 

Laboratories:

• Environmental Water and Wastewater Chemistry

• Environmental Water and Wastewater Microbiology

 

Topics for Scientific Research:

•Water and wastewater treatment technologies

• Solid waste management

• Air pollution

 

Contact:

Address: Department of Environmental Health, School of Health, Nazlou Campus, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, I.R.IRAN

 

Tel: +9844-32752311

Fax: +9844-32770047

Web: http://health.umsu.ac.ir

Email: academic.relations@umsu.ac.ir