Education

Ph.D. Program

The IEHS provides Ph.D. training for Molecular and Environmental Toxicology (MET) as a specialization within the graduate program of the Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine. The goal of our graduate program is to provide doctoral training for students who are interested in obtaining comprehensive course and research training in molecular and cellular toxicology and trans-disciplinary research of environmental health. Potential research projects include investigation of the effects of environmental agents on transcriptional and translational regulation of gene expression, intracellular signaling, apoptosis, oxidative stress, DNA repair, epigenetics, complex mechanisms in cell growth and differentiation, and mental health. 

Applicants should follow instructions found on the Dept. of Pharmacology's website.

In your Personal Statement, it is important to state that you are interested in specializing in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology.

For other questions and information, please contact:

   Dr. John J. Reiners, Jr, Professor, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    (313) 577-5594

  Dr. Hai-Young Wu, Admissions Chairman, Pharmacology Department
     (313) 577-1584

Master’s in Public Health (MPH)

The Wayne State University Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed for individuals with a range of academic and professional backgrounds that include the medical, veterinary, healthcare, biological, psychosocial, and behavioral sciences. The Program is administered by the School of Medicine in collaboration with other divisions of Wayne State University.  The MPH program is accredited by the Council for Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Applicants should follow instructions on the Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences website.

For other questions and information, please contact:

   Dr. Bengt Arnetz, Deputy Director, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    (313) 310-6123