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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.
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