This is an elective course in the Environmental Management Certificate Program.
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Extensive exposure to contaminants released in environmental and occupational settings can impact human and environmental health. Students will gain an understanding of the biological principles relating chemical exposures to adverse human and environmental health outcomes. Students will also explore current thinking on public and environmental health; environmental risk assessment; environmental risk management and control; and, regulatory perspectives. Students will be able to apply information obtained from toxicological and environmental health studies to the process of assessing, managing and controlling environmental risks. Lectures are supplemented by examples and lessons learned from active and current case studies.
Prerequisite: CHEM X470, Introductory Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, or one year of college chemistry.
Dr. Heriberto Robles is a Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology with 35 years of experience in environmental toxicology and environmental risk assessment. Dr. Robles has conducted toxicological evaluations of environmental and industrial chemicals and has communicated risk information to regulatory agencies and the general public. Dr. Robles is an experienced speaker on health risk assessment and environmental toxicology. He has served as a guest lecturer at UCI and given presentations at professional meetings and seminars.
Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF TOXICOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Book - ISBN: 9781449645267
Richards, I.S., and M. Bourgeo, 2 ed, Jones & Bartlett Learning
CASSARETT & DOULL’S ESSENTIALS OF TOXICOLOGY
Book - ISBN: 9780071847094
Klaassen, C.D. & J.B. Watkins, 3 ed, McGraw Hill Medical
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