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Introduction

Head of Department

Prof. Madya Dr. Juliana Jalaludin
Associate Professor / Head of Department
Emel : juliana@upm.edu.my
Tel. :03 8947 2401 / 03 8947 2397
Faks. :03 8947 2395



 

 

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia was formed in 1996, while the Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) Unit was established in 1997 under the Department of Nutrition and Community Health. This unit was later placed under the Department of Community Health which was set up in 1999. The unit was separated into two in 2002, namely the Environmental Health and Occupational Safety and Health unit. In 2009, the units were combined and renamed as the Environmental and Occupational Health Science Unit.

The department was officially launched in March of 2012, with Professor Dr Zailina Hashim as the first Head of Department. At the moment, the department consists of 16 academic and 4 supporting staffs.

Vision of Department

To be center of excellence in the field of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences in terms of teaching, research and consultancy.

Mission of Department

Based on UPM's vision as a global research university, the mission of the department is to improve continuously in handling educational program and learning in science, environmental health and occupational health at the undergraduate and post graduate levels. Apart from this, the department will promote excellence in the field of research, development and consultancy.


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

  • Head of Department: Prof. Madya Dr. Juliana Jalaludin
  • Head of Environmental Health Unit:Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haliza Abdul Rahman
  • Head of Occupational Safety and Health Unit: Dr.Irniza Rasdi
  • Programme Co-ordinator: Dr. Saliza Mohd Elias


LONG-TERM STRATEGY OF THE DEPARTMENT


1. Quality of Education

To improve the quality of teaching, research and consultancy by focusing on professional training of staff at local or foreign universities.


2. Linkages

Fostering cooperation and professional networking among units, departments, local and international universities, Ministry of Health (MOH), Department of Safety and Occupational Health (DOSH), National Institute for Occupational and Safety Health (NIOSH), Department of Environment (DOE), and other government and private agencies.


3. Collaboration with other faculties in UPM and also with other universities.

Collaboration with foreign universities provided by the linkages from previous PhD students (tutor), i.e. University of Aberdeen, University of Sydney, Universiti of East Anglia (Norwich), LaTrobe University (Australia), University of Uppsala (Sweden), Mie University (Japan), Universitas Malahayati (Indonesia), Walailak University (Thailand) dan United Nations University.


4. Long-term Courses

Long-term courses leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy are offered in different areas:

  1. Environmental Health - Health Risk Assessment (pesticides/heavy metals), Children's Health and Safety, Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality, Solid & Toxic Waste Management, Environmental Geochemistry, Food Safety, Water Quality & Health, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Toxicology and Stress & Psychology.
  2. Occupational Health and Safety - Occupational Safety and Health Management, Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Safety, Occupational Health Risk Assessment, Occupational Toxicology and Occupational Psychology.


5. Training offered/ acquired

Intake of new academic staff with various expertises; Opportunities for further study in local and overseas institution.


6. Grants

National, International and Regional project, which covers almost all areas in the field of environmental and occupational health. This is aimed for maintaining the numbers of publication and increasing the H-index per academic staff.


CONTACT

  • Telephone Number : 03-89472396
  • Fax Number : 03-89472395

  

 

 

Asia Pacific Environmental and Occupational Health Journal (APEOHJ)

Asia Pacific Environmental and Occupational Health Journal (APEOHJ) is the official Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Society Malaysia and Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia. APEOHJ is a peer review e-journal published quarterly. APEOHJ aims to address current research in the field of Environmental and Occupational Health, Environmental Sciences, Occupational Hygiene in addition to a broad coverage of medical sciences and other public health research. APEOHJ is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics), as such we only accepts original work.

Please visit the journal website for more information. http://apeohjournal.org/index.php/v

 

 

Updated:: 03/07/2017 [yubin]

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