Course: Public Health Toxicology

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Public Health Toxicology

Course

Instructors:

James Yager and Michael Trush

Originally Offered:

Fall 2008

Offered By:

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Course Number:

187.610.01



Description:

This course examines basic concepts of environmental toxicology, including distribution, cellular penetration, metabolic conversion, and elimination of toxic agents, as well as the fundamental laws governing the interaction of foreign chemicals with biological systems. The course also focuses on the application of these concepts to the understanding and prevention of mortality and morbidity resulting from environmental exposure to toxic substances through a case study format.

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