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Environmental Health Science and Practice

About the Program

CDC’s Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice (DEHSP) works to protect the health and quality of life of all people in the United States by conducting environmental health science, improving environmental health services, and planning for and responding to natural, chemical, and radiation disasters.


DEHSP Programs

Asthma and Community Health Branch

Emergency Management, Radiation, and Chemical Branch

Lead Poisoning Prevention and Environmental Health Tracking Branch

Water, Food, and Environmental Health Services Branch