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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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The organization, founded in 1956, represents over 1,700 applied public health epidemiologists in all states and territories and provides technical advice and assistance to partner organizations, such as CDC.
The control of disease in populations is often also considered to be a task for the epidemiologist, especially in speaking of certain specialized fields such as malaria epidemiology.
For example, in Utah this spring, 184 people were quarantined when an unvaccinated student returned home from Europe with measles and nine people became ill, according to epidemiologist Karyn Leniek of the Utah Department of Health in Salt Lake City.
While epidemiologists spend lots of energy denying the significance of clusters, their discipline owes its existence to those discovered by the field's founder, British physician John Snow, when cholera swept London in 1854.
In accordance with CDC recommendations, "low (but not zero) risk" travelers are required to report their daily health status to DPH, and the EAMS dashboard enables DPH epidemiologists to track symptoms and compliance with active monitoring.
Martha Clare Morris, an epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, says she "agrees wholeheartedly" with Smith's assessment of folic acid's danger, and she laments the absence of a system for tracking potential side effects of the U.
For these same two questions, 73% of small population states versus 100% of large and 90% of medium states had laboratory support 24 hours per day, and 75% of large and 80% of medium states had a dedicated enteric/foodborne disease epidemiologist compared to 30% of small population states.
Steve Lafflam, Rocketdyne's longtime director of safety, health and environmental affairs, said the company did offer beryllium data to epidemiologists but that it was rejected as out of date.
You can't say that saccharin is a major cause of bladder cancer," says NO epidemiologist Shelia Zahm.
The solid weight of biological research" argues that electric and magnetic fields should not be able to cause cancer, said British epidemiologist Richard Doll in a New York Times interview.
I'm concerned that our health department will be extended beyond our epi capacity," says Hawaii State Epidemiologist Sarah Park whose state faces an ongoing outbreak with one mosquito-borne disease, dengue, and the threat of two others, Zika and chikungunya.

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