Environmental and Occupational Health is a foundation of every public health degree program in the United States. Providing a comprehensive core text on environmental health for both students and practitioners, Environmental Health, Second Edition covers the major issues in the field, including air, surface water, and ground water contamination, food safety, occupational health, radiation, chemical and physical hazards, vector control, and injuries. Thoroughly updated throughout, this second edition of the best-selling and highly respected text takes an evidence-based approach, providing a strong foundation for students preparing for careers in academic practice.
Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, is director of the National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Formerly he was professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University and professor of medicine at Emory Medical School in Atlanta.