Welcome Message

Susan HankinsonWelcome to Environmental Health Sciences, a dynamic and rapidly expanding department within the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Our faculty are highly active in a wide range of research that explores the environmental determinants of human health effects and disease. From exposure science to gene expression to developmental and basic toxicology, we offer research and course opportunities that span a breadth of disciplines. We perform cutting edge, hypothesis-driven research in newly renovated, state-of-the-art laboratories. Our program offers MS, MPH, and PhD degrees.

We encourage prospective students to contact any of our faculty members via email and/or phone. We are pleased to offer extraordinary and formative opportunities to our students and encourage you to learn more about our program!

Susan Hankinson, Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair, Environmental Health Sciences