Occupational and Environmental Medicine

The Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is jointly supported by the Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Prevention Institute and the University Hospital Zurich outpatient clinic for internal medicine. It focuses on the effects of workplace and environmental conditions on people and their health.

Its main research priorities are occupational lung diseases and allergies, in particular human breath analysis. 



The following services are offered: 



  • Residencies in occupational health (Category A + B) 

  • Occupational health and toxicological investigations 

  • Biological monitoring 

  • Ambient monitoring of pollutants hazardous substances 

  • Patient support through consulting. This service is available to all general practitioners, as well as to clinics and institutes of the University Hospital.