Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.
The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.
Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Medicine Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.
After completing the course, the student should know the relationship between environment and human health, the main features of the environment, as a determinant of health, the main factors that influence the quality of the environment (air and water) and the main pollutants that represent a risk for human health, the mode of occurrence of a disease related to the environment; the student must also be able to describe the main epidemiological characteristics of environment-related diseases and prevention strategies.
Environment and health
The environment as a determinant of human health
The definition of environment and human health
The environment types (living and work environment, indoor and ourdoor)
Classification of environmental factors that can influence the state of health of the population (natural and human factors; chemical, physical and biological, social, economic and cultural)
Environmental protection and health: the role of institutions in Italy
The referendum - April 18, 1993
Role of the agency for environmental protection
Role of the Health Services
Exposure to contaminants and health effects
The acute effects
The long-term effects
The effects on the unborn child by exposure during pregnancy
Role and limits of epidemiology studies of the relationship between environment and health
Main causes of mortality in world’s regions
The variation of diseases
Epidemiological data collection, processing and interpretation
The measures of risk
Some examples of health and environment report
Environmental disasters: Seveso, Chernobyl ', Minamata
The example of asbestos
Electromagnetic fields and risk perception
Atmospheric pollution and human health: exposure and pathogenesis of diseases related to air pollutants
The main air pollutants and their effects on health
Particulate air pollution
Micropollutants: dioxins, furans and PCBs
Water and Human Health
The water as a resource
The main chemical contaminants
Drinking Water: Italian legislation
Emerging risk factors: the products of chlorination
Chemical contaminants of drinking water: the arsenic’s example
The role of health services in the evaluation of the health effects of environmental factors
Estimation of exposure to xenobiotics of environmental interest
Sampling of food and environmental matrices
Monitoring of biological matrices on population
There you will find information, resources and services useful during your time at the University (Student’s exam record, your study plan on ESSE3, Distance Learning courses, university email account, office forms, administrative procedures, etc.). You can log into MyUnivr with your GIA login details.
I servizi e le attività di orientamento sono pensati per fornire alle future matricole gli strumenti e le informazioni che consentano loro di compiere una scelta consapevole del corso di studi universitario.