FEATURED COURSES · FALL 2017

Air Pollution and Human Health

Envir St/Pop Hlth 502


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Tues / Thurs
1:00 - 2:15 PM
3 credits


Fulfills Environmental Studies
Theme
UW Designations
Biological Science Intermediate/Advanced

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Instructor

Marty Kanarek
Marty Kanarek
Professor of Population Health Sciences and Environmental Studies
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course covers air pollution as a public health issue. The course starts with a review of the principles of epidemiology, toxicology, risk assessment and the lungs. Then the major outdoor and indoor air pollutants are covered along with cigarette smoking, vaping and other current topics in air pollution and health. At the end of the course, engineering, policy and other solutions are discussed. This is a valuable course for any student interested in environmental health issues. High school biology will be sufficient for background.


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