Environmental Health Science

Professor, Students Sampling Well Water to Assess Environmental Risks

Collecting water samples in front of a Manchester store, an Eastern Kentucky University student is proud of the work he is doing in Southeast Kentucky.

“Knowing we are helping people increase their knowledge about something that impacts them daily is the most amazing and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had,” said senior environmental health science major Josh Ruehl.

Pressley Named to National Environmental Health Committee

Pressley photo

An Eastern Kentucky University faculty member has been appointed to the Environmental Health Committee of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Dr. Sheila Pressley, associate professor in EKU’s Department of Environmental Health Science and chair of the University’s Faculty Senate, will serve a two-year term, concluding in June 2015.