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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

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ENV H 111 Exploring Environment and Health Connections (3) I&S
Introduction to environmental health concepts. Examines current events to illustrate and better appreciate the relationship between environment and health and to explore whether an environmental condition is or is not an important threat to health. Emphasizes the roles of environmental scientists and related professionals. Offered: A.
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ENV H 205 Environmental Health in Media (2) I&S
Explores how the perspective of filmmakers and documentaries can influence the public's interpretation of environmental health issues, and examines the science and cultural norms that support both sides of the argument. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 311 Introduction to Environmental Health (3) I&S/NW
Relationship of people to their environment, how it affects their physical well-being and what they can do to influence the quality of the environment and to enhance the protection of their health. Emphasis on environmental factors involved in transmission of communicable diseases and hazards due to exposure to chemical and physical materials in our environment. Offered: ASp.
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ENV H 320 Introduction to Technical Communication in Environmental Health (5)
Written and oral communication for environmental health professionals. Principles of effective writing for technical articles, proposals, and reports with attention to structure, clarity, style, and language usage. Students learn to translate complex technical information for broader audiences. Offered: W.
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ENV H 405 Toxic Chemicals and Human Health ([0-3]-, max. 3)
Examines the basic principles of toxicology and the effects of chemicals on human health. Includes mechanisms; dose/response relationships; toxicity testing, disposition in the body; modifiers of response; chemicals and cancer; birth defects; exposures in the home, workplace, and environment; and risk assessment and government regulation. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in BIOL 220; either 2.0 in CHEM 224, 2.0 in CHEM 239, or 2.0 in CHEM 337. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 417 Children's Environmental Health (3)
Discussion of environmental health issues as they pertain to children's health. Topics include historical perspective of public health research and policies directed at protecting children's health and emerging scientific and public health issues such as the risks and benefits of seafood consumption during pregnancy; the use of pesticides on food and in the home; air pollution and childhood asthma, and childhood injuries and the built environment. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 431 Environmental and Occupational Sampling and Analysis I (3) NW
Laboratory and lecture on sampling. Field and laboratory analysis of chemical and physical agents found in the occupational and ambient environments. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in each of the following: either CHEM 162 or CHEM 164; PHYS 114, which may be taken concurrently; ENV H 311. Offered: A.
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ENV H 432 Environmental and Occupational Sampling and Analysis II (4) NW
Laboratory and lecture on sampling. Field and laboratory analysis of chemical and physical agents found in the occupational and ambient environments. Prerequisite: ENV H 431. Offered: W.
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ENV H 433 Environmental and Occupational Sampling and Analysis III (4) NW
Laboratory and lecture related to the evaluation of water quality. The identification and analysis of microorganisms in water, food, and air. Prerequisite: ENV H 431; MICROM 301; MICROM 302. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 440 Water, Wastewater, and Health (3)
Review of water supply, water quality, and water/wastewater treatment as they relate to human health. Includes water law and regulations, source water protection, basic treatment technologies for water and waste, chemical and microbial contaminants, and recreational water. Recommended: ENV H 311. Offered: A.
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ENV H 441 Food Protection (3)
Study of identification and characteristics of chemicals and biological agents implicated in foodborne disease outbreaks and conditions or circumstances by which food contamination occurs. Examination of food protection activities conducted by local and state government at the retail level. Prerequisite: either 2.0 in CHEM 155, or 2.0 in CHEM 162, or 2.0 in CHEM 164; 2.0 in MICROM 302. Offered: W.
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ENV H 442 Zoonotic Diseases and Their Control (3)
Examines the transmission and control of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases of public health importance in the United States and globally. Pays attention to identification, surveillance, and control methods. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in BIOL 220. Offered: W.
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ENV H 445 Solid Waste Management (3)
Examination of the public health, environmental, economic, and materials conservation aspects of solid wastes management; amounts and sources of solid wastes, waste reduction and recycling, methods of storage, transportation and disposal, integrated waste management, identification of present problems and future needs. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in CHEM 155, 2.0 in CHEM 162, or 2.0 in CHEM 164; either 2.0 in MATH 124, 2.0 in MATH 127, 2.0 in MATH 134, or 2.0 in MATH 144; recommended: PHYS 115. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 446 Hazardous Waste Management (3)
Characterization of hazardous wastes and introduction to pertinent federal and state regulations. Discussion of exposure pathways and description of management options at pre-generation, pre-release, and post-release stages. Emphasis on public health significance. Supplemented with case studies. Prerequisite: either 2.0 in CHEM 155, 2.0 in CHEM 162, or 2.0 in CHEM 164; either 2.0 in MATH 112, 2.0 in MATH 124, 2.0 in MATH 127, 2.0 in MATH 234, or 2.0 in MATH 144; recommended: MATH 125; CHEM 224; PHYS 115. Offered: W.
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ENV H 447 Environmental Change and Infectious Disease (3) G. CANGELOSI
Uses multidisciplinary approach to address the impacts of environmental change (including climate change) on infectious disease. Concepts include categories of environmental change; infectious disease emergence/re-emergence; environmental aspects of infectious disease exposure, acquisition, and progression; pathogen growth/survival in the environment; historical and societal perspectives; surveillance; and strategies for control. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 448 Community Air Pollution (3)
Offers a comprehensive overview of community air pollution including: air pollution sources, chemistry, and meteorology; human health and environmental effects; global warming; air quality standards, monitoring, control, and management; indoor air; and local air quality management. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 451 Ecology of Environmentally Transmitted Microbiological Hazards (3)
Focuses on the transmission of infectious microorganisms by air, food, water, and other environmental media. Provides an introduction to environmentally transmitted pathogens, and discusses factors affecting their environmental fate, transport, and persistence. Offered: A.
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ENV H 452 Detection and Control of Environmentally Transmitted Microbiological Hazards (3)
Focuses on the detection and control of infectious microorganisms in air, food, water, and other environmental media. Provides a discussion on sample collection, processing, and detection for infectious microorganisms. Provides coverage of engineered controls and disinfection/decontamination processes for infectious microorganisms. Recommended: ENV H 451. Offered: W.
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ENV H 453 Industrial Hygiene (3)
Introduction to the principles and scientific foundation of industrial hygiene. Examines the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of work place hazards to health and safety. Focuses on the first three functions, but includes some consideration of control methods. Prerequisite: BIOL 200; CHEM 224; either PHYS 115 or PHYS 122. Offered: A.
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ENV H 460 Occupational Safety Management (3)
Explores industrial organization and methods of integrating safety and industrial hygiene programs with industrial operations. Investigates issues related to industrial safety and health such as responsibility for safety, dependency on safe practice, and hierarchy of prevention. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 461 Air-Pollution Control (4)
Fundamental concepts of air pollution Control including emission sources, atmospheric dispersion, ambient concentrations, and emission standards, with emphasis on processes and equipment for controlling emissions. Offered: jointly with CEE 490; ASp.
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ENV H 462 Technical Aspects of Occupational Safety (3)
Reviews federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and state WISHA (Washington Industrial Safety and Heath Act) standards. Explores the impact of these regulations on industry, particularly construction. Upon completion of the course, students receive an OSHA 510 30-hour Construction Safety and Health certification. Offered: W.
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ENV H 472 Environmental Risk and Society (3) I&S
Examines scientific determinations of environmental risks and explores how such determinations are evaluated by affected communities and society. Employs risk analysis to integrate technical knowledge in hazard identification and exposure assessment to provide a more rational basis for environmental policies. Role of public participation in risk-based decision making discussed. Offered: W.
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ENV H 473 Environmental Health Policy and Practice (3) I&S
Explores how environmental health problems are controlled in the United States. Examines both the policies and practices of environmental health. Looks at how various government programs are established, organized, and operated to prevent or control hazards in the community. Also examines the legal and regulatory framework. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 480 Undergraduate Seminar (1, max. 6)
Covers career exploration and planning within the environmental health major through presentation of current environmental and occupational health issues. Offered: A.
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ENV H 482 Environmental Health Internship (2-15, max. 15)
Assignment to an environmental health or environmental protection agency for supervised observation and experience in environmental health technology, program planning, and utilization of community resources. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.5 in ENV H 311. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ENV H 490 Selected Topics in Environmental Health (1-6, max. 20)
In-depth study of a current environmental health topic. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 497 Environmental Health Special Electives (*, max. 35)
Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 499 Undergraduate Research (*, max. 35)
Individual research on a specific topic in environmental health upon which specific conclusions, judgments, or evaluation can be made or upon which facts can be presented. Offered: AWSpS.
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ENV H 505 Fundamentals of Environmental and Occupational Toxicology (4)
Basic principles governing the behavior and effects of toxic chemicals on biological systems. Focuses on human health impacts of chemicals in the context of public health. Designed for non-toxicology majors. Prerequisite: 2 quarters of biology; 2 quarters of chemistry, or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 510 Global Environmental and Occupational Health (4)
Provides an overview of environmental and occupational health, with major focus on developing countries. Examines a variety of environmental hazards and influential factors, interactions with human health and well-being, and relevance to public health. Considers workplace, community, home, regional, and global problems. Offered: W.
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ENV H 511 Environmental and Occupational Health ([1-3]-, max. 3)
Effects of exposure to chemical, physical, and biological agents, embracing the community and workplace environments. Current issues, using specific cases from recent literature as basis for classroom discussion and written assignments. Offered: W.
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ENV H 513 Basic Concepts in Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenomics (3)
Addresses current technologies for DNA sequencing, genotyping, RNA and epigenetic analysis and basic concepts of pharmacogenetics and toxicogenomics. Emphasis placed on applications of genomic technologies to the understanding of "gene-environment interactions" that cause variability in drug treatment responses, as well as diseases of public health importance, including cancer, chronic neurological diseases, and adverse drug reactions. Offered: jointly with PCEUT 513/PHG 513; W.
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ENV H 514 Fundamentals of Toxicology (3)
Covers major fundamentals and core areas of toxicology, including dose response, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of toxicants, toxicity testing, interpretation of toxicological data; and biochemical, cellular, and physiological mechanisms by which chemicals produce toxic responses. Also explores mechanisms and fate of chemical interaction with biological systems. Prerequisite: BIOL 212, BIOC 405, or permission of instructor. Offered: A.
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ENV H 515 Organ System Toxicology (3) T. KAVANAGH
Focuses on organ system toxicology. Emphasizes the pathophysiology of toxicant-induced organ injury, including adaptive responses to toxicant exposure, inflammation, and tissue repair pathways. Prerequisite: ENV H 514 or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
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ENV H 516 Toxic Agents: Effects and Mechanisms (3)
Focuses on the toxic effects and the underlying mechanisms of the principal classes of toxicants: pesticides, metals, solvents, air pollutants, persistent organic pollutants, radiation, as well as on food safety and occupational/clinical/eco toxicology. Prerequisite: ENV H 515 or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 517 Children's Environmental Health (3)
Discussion of environmental health issues as they pertain to children's health. Topics include historical perspective of public health research and policies directed at protecting children's health and emerging scientific and public health issues such as the risks and benefits of seafood consumption during pregnancy; the use of pesticides on food and in the home; air pollution and childhood asthma, and childhood injuries and the built environment. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 530 Research Proposal Preparation for Biological Sciences (3)
Provides first-hand experience for doctoral students in the biological sciences on proposal writing and the review process. Focuses on hypothesis-driven, laboratory bench-work based research following the NIH pre-doctoral fellowship format, and aims to prepare students for their pre-doctoral fellowship submissions and general qualifying exams. Offered: A.
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ENV H 531 Neurotoxicology (3)
Advanced discussions of the principles and methodological approaches to neurotoxicology (including behavioral toxicology), classes of neurotoxic agents, types and mechanisms of neurotoxic effects, as well as the role of neurotoxicology in toxicology and public health. Prerequisite: ENV H 514, ENV H 515, ENV H 516 or ENV H 405 or permission of instructor. Offered: W, even years.
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ENV H 532 Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology (3)
Investigates chemicals that can induce adverse reproductive and developmental outcomes. Discussion topics include identification and characterization of specific classes of toxic agents, mechanisms of action of these agents at the molecular and cellular level, and risk assessment and regulatory issues. Prerequisite: ENV H 514 and ENV H 515 or ENV H 405 or permission of instructor. Offered: S, even years.
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ENV H 533 Molecular Toxicology (3)
Advanced discussion of molecular mechanisms whereby chemical and biological agents produce their harmful effects on biological tissues. Topics include the role of xenobiotic biotransformation enzyme expression in chemical susceptibility, toxicogenomics, chemical-induced oxidative stress, alternative models, species differences, and dietary anti-carcinogens. Prerequisite: prior coursework in toxicology and biochemistry, or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp, odd years.
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ENV H 534 Biochemical Toxicology of the Puget Sound (3)
Advanced discussion of effects of pollutants on aquatic organisms at the molecular, biochemical, and physiological levels, and in the context of Puget Sound case studies. Topics include assessing toxicant-induced cell injury in aquatic organisms, biotransformation and detoxification pathways, toxicogenomics, assessing chemical diseases in fish, biomarkers, and zebrafish models. Prerequisite: prior coursework in toxicology and biochemistry or permission of instructor. Offered: W, even years.
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ENV H 536 Health Impact Assessment (2)
Examines the use of Health Impact Assessment as a public health tool for informing decision-makers about the potential health impacts of proposed projects and policies. Students learn the steps for conducting HIAs, review case studies, and conduct an HIA of a current local proposed project. Offered: jointly with URBDP 536; Sp.
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ENV H 537 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems (3)
Description of manufacturing systems. Includes discussion of current trends in manufacturing, especially lean principles. Introduces process flow analysis, manufacturing organizations including job-shop, assembly lines, and group technology, manufacturing inventory philosophies (just-in-time, MRP, OPT), work environment, and work simplification. Offered: jointly with IND E 537; A.
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ENV H 538 Public Health and the Built Environment (2)
Examines how the design of communities and land use and transportation decision have positive and adverse effects on health. Considers built environment impacts on physical activity, obesity, air quality, injuries, mental health, social capital, and environmental justice; and explores interventions to promote healthy community design. Offered: jointly with URBDP 538; W.
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ENV H 540 Food Safety and Health (3)
Presentation of emerging issues in food safety, sustainable agriculture, and biotechnology. Examines both domestic and global pressures on the food supply. Examines international policies that promote regional solutions for a safe food supply and access to nutritious foods. Recommended: microbiology. Offered: jointly with NUTR 545; W.
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ENV H 541 Ecology of Environmentally Transmitted Microbial Hazards (3)
Focuses on the transmission of infectious microorganisms by air, food, water, and other environmental media. Provides an introduction to environmentally transmitted pathogens, and discusses factors affecting their environmental fate, transport, and persistence. Offered: A.
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ENV H 542 Detection and Control of Environmentally Transmitted Microbial Hazards (3)
Focuses on the detection and control of infectious microorganisms in air, food, water, and other environmental media. Provides a discussion on sample collection, processing, and diction for infectious microorganisms. Provides coverage of engineered controls and disinfection/decontamination processes for infectious organisms. Offered: W.
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ENV H 543 Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (3)
Focuses on the principles of quantitative risk assessment as applied to infectious microorganisms. Covers hazard identification, exposure assessment, health effects assessment, risk characterization, and risk communication. Offered: Sp, even years.
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ENV H 545 Water, Wastewater, and Health (4)
Review of water supply, water quality, and water/wastewater treatment as they relate to human health. Includes water law and regulations, source water protection, basic treatment technologies for water and waste, chemical and microbial contaminants, and recreational water. Offered: A.
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ENV H 546 Pesticides and Public Health (3)
Examines health risks and benefits associated with pesticide use in the United States and internationally; reviews exposure, toxicity, epidemiology, and regulation of pesticides, focusing on populations such as workers and children; discusses benefits derived from vector control, food production, and food preservation. Offered: W, odd years.
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ENV H 547 Environmental Change and Infectious Disease (3) G. CANGELOSI
Uses multidisciplinary approach to address the impacts of environmental change (including climate change) on infectious disease. Concepts include categories of environmental change; infectious disease emergence/re-emergence; environmental aspects of infectious disease exposure, acquisition, and progression; pathogen growth/survival in the environment; historical and societal perspectives; surveillance; and strategies for control. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 548 Community Air Pollution (3)
Offers a comprehensive overview of community air pollution including: air pollution sources, chemistry, and meteorology; human health and environmental effects; global warming; air quality standards, monitoring, control, and management; indoor air; and local air quality management. Prerequisite: SPH graduate student or permission. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 549 Human Factors in Engineering Design (3)
Engineering considerations of the abilities and limitations of the human aspect in the design of operational systems and components. Functional, psychological, physiological, and environmental considerations. Covers traditional human factors material with a project-based focus/emphasis. Offered: jointly with IND E 549; Sp.
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ENV H 551 Principles of Human Exposure Science (3)
Examination of the scientific principles and methods used to characterize human exposures to environmental disease agents, discuss sources and pathways of exposure, use of standard factors, analytical approaches for exposure data, exposure biomarkers, and the energetics of physical agents and injuries. Prerequisite: CHEM 162; MATH 124. Offered: A.
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ENV H 552 Environmental Chemistry of Pollution (4)
Chemical and physical processes determining distribution and fate of chemical hazards, detection of low levels of hazardous compounds, and environmental evaluation and prediction. Fundamental chemical concepts and measurable properties of individual compounds to interpret and relate measurements. Prerequisite: admission to graduate program or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
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ENV H 553 Environmental Exposure Monitoring Methods (4)
Provides an in-depth understanding of current monitoring methods for occupational, residential, and community exposures to hazardous chemical agents. Examines the technical basis for sampling strategies and sampling and analytical methods for chemicals in air, water, food, and soil, and for biological markers of exposure and effect in humans and other biota. Prerequisite: ENV H 453 or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
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ENV H 554 Biological Monitoring for Chemical Exposure (2)
Advanced seminar on biological monitoring for assessment of chemical exposure and health risks from environmental agents. Considers applications and interpretation of results from analysis of biological specimens taken from persons exposed to chemicals in the work place and the general environment. Prerequisite: ENV H 551 or permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp, odd years.
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ENV H 555 Instrumental Methods for Industrial Hygiene Measurement: Laboratory (3)
Utilizes typical instrumental techniques and analytical methods for the evaluation of potential occupational exposures. Prerequisite: ENV H 453 and ENV H 553 or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 556 Quantitative Occupational Exposure Analysis (3)
Exploration of industrial hygiene data to understand nature of airborne exposures in the occupational environment, and their interpretation for human health. Focus on reading and discussion of primary exposure assessment literature and statistical analysis of real dataset. Prerequisite: one quarter of statistics or biostatistics and basic industrial hygiene. Offered: W, odd years.
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ENV H 557 Exposure Controls (3/4)
Presents engineering concepts for selecting exposure controls for chemical, physical, and biological agents. Topics include regulatory mandates, hazard rating strategies, protective clothing, respiratory protection, chemical safety management, building ventilation, local exhaust ventilation, chemical and biohazards controls, airflow measurements, and ventilation troubleshooting. Offered: W.
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ENV H 559 Applied Occupational Health and Safety (3)
Application of occupational safety and health principles. Student teams perform evaluations, assess production methods/processes and exposures, health and safety procedures and programs, and develop engineering and administrative controls. Students perform on a consulting project with a local company including budgeting, project reporting, and presentation. Offered: jointly with IND E 567/NSG 505; Sp, even years.
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ENV H 560 Occupational Safety Management (4)
Explores industrial organization and methods of integrating safety and industrial hygiene programs with industrial operations. Investigates philosophic issues related to industrial safety and health such as responsibility for safety, dependency on safe practice, and hierarchy of prevention. Contains numerous case problems and student involvement opportunities. Offered: jointly with NSG 506; Sp.
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ENV H 562 Technical Aspects of Occupational Safety (3)
Reviews federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and state WISHA (Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act) standards. Explores the impact of these regulations on industry, particularly construction. Upon completion of the course, student receive an OSHA 510 30-hour Construction Safety and Health certificate. Offered: jointly with NSG 507; W.
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ENV H 564 Recognition of Health and Safety Problems in Industry (2)
Develops skills in occupational health and safety hazard recognition in a variety of important Northwest industries. Focuses on process understanding and hazard recognition skills during walk-through inspections of several local facilities, stressing a multidisciplinary approach. Offered: jointly with IND E 564; A.
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ENV H 566 Introduction to Ergonomics (3)
Basic principles of ergonomics in work environment applied to problems of worker and management. Topics include measurement of physical work capacity, problems of fatigue and heat stress, applied biomechanics, worker-machine interactions and communication, design of displays and controls. Prerequisite: basic human physiology or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with IND E 566/NSG 508; W.
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ENV H 567 Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis (2)
Lectures/presentations of biochemical and molecular basis of carcinogenesis induced by environmental agents, including approaches to identification of carcinogens. Role of cell proliferation and cell death (apoptosis) in cancer formation and cancer treatment. Molecular mechanisms that regulate proliferation and apoptosis. Prerequisite: ENV H 516, ENV H 405, or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with PHCOL 567; A, even years.
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ENV H 569 Occupational Biomechanics (4)
Lectures and laboratories address human occupational biomechanical and physiological limits and measurement, analysis, and modeling techniques that are used by ergonomists for design of safe, healthful, and productive physical work. Prerequisite: ENV H 566 or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with IND E 569; Sp, even years.
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ENV H 570 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology (3)
Research in occupational and environmental determinants of disease. Defining exposed populations, characterizing exposure levels, estimating disease risks relative to exposure. Cohort, case-control, cross-sectional designs for various health outcomes. Applications to exposure standard setting and risk assessment. Prerequisite: EPI 511 or EPI 512, EPI 513 or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with EPI 570; Sp.
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ENV H 571 Neuroepidemiology and Environmental Risk Factors (3)
Focuses on neurologic diseases and etiology. Presentation of descriptive epidemiology, clinical features, and risk factors, including stroke, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, and other disorders. Discussion of NIH grantsmanship. Guest experts present some topics. Psychiatric disorders e.g. schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorders, and depression will not be discussed. Recommended: either EPI 511 or equivalent. Offered: jointly with EPI 571; W, odd years.
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ENV H 572 Environmental Risk and Society (3)
Examines environmental health risk assessments and explores how such assessments are viewed by affected communities. Reviews scientific risk assessment methods, risk perception, risk communication, and public participation processes. Examines the influence of advocacy and special-interest publications on risk assessment debates. Offered: W.
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ENV H 573 Methods and Issues in Using Biological Measurements in Epidemiologic Research (3) Schwartz
Introduction to use of measurements from biological specimens in epidemiologic studies. Prepares epidemiology and laboratory science students for conduct of interdisciplinary human studies. Evaluation of biomarkers, preliminary studies, methodologic issues, quality control. Brief review of molecular biology. Applications and current literature discussed. Prerequisite: EPI 511 or EPI 512. Offered: jointly with EPI 573; A.
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ENV H 574 Probabilistic Exposure Analysis (3)
Examination of probabilistic (in contrast to deterministic) approaches to prediction of human exposure to environmental contaminants including explicit separation of population variability from uncertainty due to ignorance. Discussion of data needs, pitfalls, policy ramifications, and current state of development and regulatory acceptance. Examples from real world. Student project required. Offered: Sp, odd years.
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ENV H 576 Clinical Occupational Medicine (2)
For clinicians in training, comprehensive overview of occupational disease principles, occupational history-taking, and the provider's role in workers' compensation. Epidemiologic evidence and pathophysiologic basis for occupational diseases reviewed, emphasizing organ system approach to diagnosis and management. Prerequisite: occupational medicine or preventive medicine residents/fellows, nursing students, or permission of instructor. Offered: S.
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ENV H 577 Risk Assessment for Environmental Health Hazards (3/4)
Examines context, methodologies, data, uncertainties, and institutional arrangements for risk assessment. Qualitative and quantitative approaches to identification, characterization, and control of environmental hazards to health emphasized through didactic and case studies. Offered: jointly with CEE 560/PB AF 589; A.
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ENV H 580 Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Seminar (1, max. 6)
Presentation of current environmental and occupational health research and issues. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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ENV H 581 Environmental Health Reading (1)
Critical reading of selected basic and applied research publications on environmental health problems and programs.
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ENV H 583 Thesis Research Proposal Preparation (1)
Includes reviewing components of research proposals and practicing writing and developing effective aims, hypotheses, background materials, and analytic strategies for writing theses and presenting at scientific meetings. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 584 Occupational and Environmental Health: Policy and Politics (3)
Provides an understanding of the policy process and policy issues in occupational and environmental health and safety, including exploring the relationships between science, values, and politics in the process of setting public policy. Offered: Sp.
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ENV H 587 Introduction to Biopharmaceutical Product Development (3)
Provides a framework of the drug development process and its regulation. Prerequisite: ENV H 405 or ENV H 514, ENV H 515, and ENV H 516, or PCEUT 501, PCEUT 502, and PCEUT 503; or equivalent, or instructor permission. Offered: jointly with PCEUT 587; A, even years.
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ENV H 590 Selected Topics (1-6, max. 20)
In-depth study of a current environmental health topic.
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ENV H 591 Current Topics in Toxicology (2, max. 12) T. KAVANAGH, Z. XIA
Provides in-depth examination of current topics in environmental and occupational toxicology taken from journal articles and seminars. Consists of presentations led by outside speakers, students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. Students expected to participate actively in discussion. Assigned weekly readings given according to the schedule of seminar speakers and topics.
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ENV H 592 Current topics in Occupational Health Sciences (1/3)
Weekly discussion of current research on a broad range of topics relevant to occupational and environmental health including exposure assessment, occupational epidemiology, occupational hygiene, and control of environmental hazards. Presentations and discussion sessions designed to help students organize and prepare a critical analysis of research findings. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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ENV H 593 Current Topics in Risk Assessment (1, max. 6)
Examines current topics in risk assessment and risk communication with a focus on issues in environmental health. Consists of presentations led by students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. Students expected to participate actively in discussion. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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ENV H 594 Current Topics in Environmental Health (1, max. 2)
Critical review and discussion of current scientific literature of particular relevance to the Environmental Health program. Primary presentations rotate among faculty and students. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
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ENV H 595 Research Rotation (3, max. 9)
Research laboratory rotation for pre-doctoral graduate students. Students commit at least 10 hours per week to a laboratory research project aimed at introducing the student to current methods of laboratory research, and to familiarize the student with specific faculty research interests. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of program director.
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ENV H 596 Current Issues in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2, max. 12)
Interdisciplinary seminar on current and emerging topics in the practice of environmental and occupational health. Faculty- and student-led presentations with an interdisciplinary focus, including occupational hygiene, nursing, and medical issues. Prerequisite: environmental health graduate student, occupational health nursing student, or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with NURS 580; AWSp.
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ENV H 597 Case Studies in Environmental and Occupational Health (1, max. 12)
Discusses clinical cases, recent journal articles, and global environmental health scenarios relevant to the clinical practice of environmental and occupational health. Explores collaborative management of environmental and occupational health-related illnesses and navigation of complex environmental health scenarios through real-world cases and critical analysis of published literature. Offered: AWSp.
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ENV H 598 Degree Program Project/Portfolio ([1-9]-, max. 18)
Supervised project work on a topic related to student's concentration in graduate study that results in a project paper. Offered: AWSpS.
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ENV H 599 Field Studies (2-6, max. 6)
Assignment to an environmental research or service program to develop field research and evaluation skills. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ENV H 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of departmental adviser. Offered: AWSpS.
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ENV H 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of departmental adviser. Offered: AWSpS.
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ENV H 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of departmental adviser. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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