Saint Louis University

Chris King

Research Interests: Evaluating the impact of microfinance programs; development of sustainable community water programs, environmental and occupational career development programs

Courses: EOH 522, Occupational Safety and Health; EOH 500, Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health

Education History: PhD, Public Policy, Saint Louis University
MS, University of Louisville

Salus Center, 461

(314) 977-3242


Christopher King, PhD, CSP, CHMM serves as the director of the Center for Environmental Education & Training and the Midwest OSHA Education Center at Saint Louis University. During his 33 years in environmental health and safety training, Dr. King has worked in a variety of areas, including water quality research, water and wastewater operations, hazardous materials management, lead hazards and occupational safety and health.

Throughout his career Dr. King has been vested in efforts to help underserved communities develop capacity for addressing environmental health and safety issues, and he has worked with domestic and international communities toward this end. Dr. King's current projects include the impact of microfinance programs on community health and transformation, sustainable community water systems, and environmental and occupational career development programs.

Dr. King holds a BS and MS in biology from Missouri State University and the University of Louisville. He recently completed a PhD in Public Policy at Saint Louis University with a focus on sustainable global health practices. Dr. King is a member of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Managers, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and Engineers Without Borders.