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Robert R Jacobs, PhD


rrjaco01 Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Director, MPH Program

Role: Faculty
Title: Professor
Office No: 203
Address: 485 E. Gray St
Phone: 502/852-0196
Student Office Hours: Tuesday 10AM - 12PM


Dr. Jacobs received his Ph.D. in environmental sciences and engineering from the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville he was the Director of the Graduate Program in Public Health at Eastern Virginia Medical School and Old Dominion University, and prior to that a Professor of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Research Interests

Health effects associated with indoor air and exposures to organic dust in agricultural and industrial environments; Inhalation toxicology, and International Environmental and Occupational Health Practice

Teaching Activities

Environmental Health; Risk Assessment; Occupational Toxicology;


American Public Health Association

American Teachers of Preventative Medicine

American Industrial Hygiene Association

Honors and Awards

Member: Delta Omega - The National Public Health Honor Society

Office Hours

By appointment 

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