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Thank you for your help with this important survey. Your responses will help inform policy decisions and practices related to mitigation prevention of COVID-19 among students at Eastern Kentucky University. The survey will be conducted from April 12 – April 26, 2021.

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Dr. Carolyn Hester Harvey

Dr. Carolyn Harvey receiving NEHA past president award

It is with a heavy heart and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our former Department

All Safe Industries donates over $4,000 in equipment to EHS Department

Steve Haise, President All Safe Industries, donates equipment to EHS Chair & EHS

At the 23rd Annual EHS Symposium held on March 27, 2018, Mr.

MPH-EHS Graduate Student Interns in Washington D.C. with Prestigious NIOSH OHIP program!

MPH-EHS Student, Esther Epps
This past summer, I completed an internship in the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Occupational Health Internship Program (OHIP).

Dr. Brown receives International Award

Gary Brown

The Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors (JAPHI) held their annual conference in October for all Public Health officials in the country.  The EKU EHS department was heavily represented at the event as Dr. Carolyn Harvey was the Key Note speaker for the event and Dr. Brown received special recognition.  As many of you know, Dr.

Dr. Carolyn Harvey becomes NEHA President

Dr. Carolyn Harvey, NEHA President 2015

Dr. Carolyn Harvey, Faculty Emeritus, and former Chair of the EHS/MLS department, became the new President of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) at their annual conference this past July.  She will serve as president until July 2015,  when she will assume the role of past president until July 2016.  Dr.

EHS Student Evaluates “Treated” Water Quality in Haiti

EHS students in Haiti

The Caribbean nation of Haiti has wrestled with drinking water quality issues for some time which has in turn resulted in some of the world’s highest mortality rates attributable to diarrheal diseases. The problem is influenced primarily by the lack of access to clean drinking water.

Honoring Professor Joe Beck

Professor Joe Beck

On Saturday, August 9th, beloved EHS Professor, Joe Beck, passed way after suffering a massive heart attack, a result of complications related to end stage renal disease.

EHS Fall 2013 Newsletter

Children in Kenya

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Dr. Jason Marion and students sample well water in Eastern Kentucky to assess environmental risks

EKU Cares Water Testing

“Knowing we are helping people increase their knowledge about something that
impacts them daily is the most amazing and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had,” said
senior Environmental Health Science major Josh Ruehl, from Richmond, who has
joined Dr. Jason Marion, an assistant professor of Environmental Health Science in

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