Career Development Mission & Objectives

The SWEHSC promotes training of new environmental health science investigators, by collaborating across the University of Arizona campus, to bring new expertise into the area of environmental health sciences.

Specifically the SWEHSC is promoting the cross-training of researchers in current techniques to enhance the research programs of clinical fellows and clinician physician scientists concerning interested in environmental health, and to support bench researchers pursuing human studies research.

The SWEHSC, housed in the Center for Toxicology at the College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona has a long history of providing excellent career development for future research leaders, in the fields of environmental health sciences, environmental medicine and public health through mentoring, training, and interactions with programs developed by NIEHS. The current program has the following objectives:

  • To provide intellectual leadership and innovation in environmental health sciences, environmental medicine, and public health through training programs across campus, the NIEHS Toxicogenomics Training Grant program and the UA Clinical Scholars Circle.
  • To serve as a source of information and expertise to the surrounding communities and stakeholders to further scientific collaborations and dissemination of research results.