Pat McGovern, PhD, MPH, BSN, Program Director
Bond Professor of Environmental and Occupational Heath Policy
Carolyn Porta, PhD, MS, MPH, RN, Co-Director
Professor, Population Health and Systems Cooperative, School of Nursing; Associate Vice President for Clinical Affairs, Office of Academic Clinical Affairs
The Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing (OEHN) program prepares future leaders dedicated to the health and safety of people at work, their families, and the general community environment. Graduates of the MPH program work in business, industry, health care and public health – to develop, manage and evaluate health programs designed to promote health and prevent work-related injuries and disease. Graduates of the PhD program work in universities, and public and private institutions to conduct research and educate future generations of occupational and environmental health nurses including professionals, educators and researchers.
Program degree options include a Master of Public Health (MPH) with a major in Public Health Practice or Environmental Health, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Environmental Health. Learn more about the degrees.