Department of Health

The Environmental Health Program

Charles V. Shorten Ph.D, P.E.
209 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Environmental Health Faculty

Dr. Charles V. Shorten, Ph.D., P.E., Professor and Director
Environmental Health Program
Phone: 610-436-2360; Fax: 610-436-2860

Dr. Shorten joined the WCU faculty in 1989. As a licensed, professional environmental engineer, he brings to the program expertise in hazardous materials management, water quality, risk assessment and environmental regulations. As director of the Environmental Health Program, Dr. Shorten is who you should contact first with questions about the program, the discipline, and careers in Environmental Health. If you are interested in helping to preserve and protect the quality of the environment and the people who live there, contact Dr. Shorten. For more information about Dr. Shorten's background, follow this link: Shorten Biography.

Dr. Maura J. Sheehan, Sc.D., CIH, Professor
Phone: 610-436-2623; Fax: 610-436-2860;

Dr. Sheehan joined the WCU faculty in 1980 and was one of the founding faculty of the program. She is a certified industrial hygienist and brings to the program expertise in human toxicology, industrial hygiene, air quality, and occupational safety. Students interested in helping to ensure that America's workplaces remain safe and healthy should contact Dr. Sheehan for advice and counseling. For more information about Dr. Sheehan's background, follow this link:Sheehan Biography.