epidemiologist

(redirected from Epidemiologists)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

epidemiologist

 [ep″ĭ-de″me-ol´o-jist]
one who specializes in epidemiology.

ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gist

(ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jist),
An investigator who studies the occurrence of disease or other health-related conditions, states, or events in specified populations; one who practices epidemiology; the control of disease is usually also considered to be a task of the epidemiologist.

epidemiologist

[-dē′mē·ol′əjist]
a physician or medical scientist who studies the incidence, prevalence, spread, prevention, and control of disease in a community or a specific group of individuals. In a hospital a physician may be assigned as a staff epidemiologist with responsibility for directing infection control programs within the facility.

ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gist

(ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jist)
An investigator who studies the occurrence of disease or other health-related conditions, states, or events in specified populations; one who practices epidemiology; the control of disease usually is also considered a task of the epidemiologist.

ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gist

(ep'i-dē'mē-ol'ŏ-jist)
An investigator who studies occurrence of disease or other health-related conditions, states, or events in specified populations.

epidemiologist

an expert in epidemiology.
References in periodicals archive ?
One area where many of the epidemiologists said they felt unqualified was dealing with cross-cutting issues that are not necessarily specific to epidemiology, such as engaging with other health department staff to collaborate on projects or communicating persuasively.
The IPF epidemiology report is written and developed by Masters- and PhD-level epidemiologists.
In times of infectious outbreaks, epidemiologists are the "disease detectives" responsible for safeguarding the public's health.
The bipolar epidemiology report is written and developed by Masters- and PhD-level epidemiologists.
This will create a unified understanding amongst current and aspiring field epidemiologists, which is a goal that will improve regional capacities in areas of disease detection and investigation program design.
In 2013, a total of 2,752 epidemiologists worked for the 51 jurisdictions, a ratio of 0.
The authors say these commonsense ideas haven't been adopted by epidemiologists for a variety of reasons, such as lack of awareness about their importance to risk assessors, unavailability of the information in the base data, or lack of space due to journal restrictions (although some journals now publish supplemental data at no additional cost).
In the case of a hurricane, for instance, epidemiologists might recommend whom to evacuate and when.
Dr Morens is an epidemiologist with a long-standing interest in emerging infectious diseases, virology, tropical medicine, and medical history.
Christine Schuler, an epidemiologist with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in West Virginia.
In June, I am scheduled to talk on Genomics and Public Health Practice to state epidemiologists and other public health/laboratory professionals in Portland.
Yet even if the 47 percent increase (which epidemiologists refer to as a "relative risk" of 1.

Full browser ?