epidemiologist epidemiologist  /ˌɛp ə di mi ˈɑ lə dʒɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a medical scientist who studies the transmission and control of epidemic diseases

Usage(s):

  1. A physician and epidemiologist, Brilliant, 64, has earned this opportunity through his record of concern for social good and his ability to convert ideas into action.
  2. Susan Goodykoontz, 42, epidemiologist, Arizona department of public health, Phoenix.
  3. You don't have to be an epidemiologist to know that America's children have a weight problem.

News

  • Measles case reported in Colorado

    The first case of measles in Colorado since 2006 has been confirmed in a man who traveled to Denver from India last month. The case was reported to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment after the man arrived on May 14. State epidemiologist Dr. Lisa Miller says Colorado typically has fewer cases of measles than other parts of the country. In 2006, there was a single confirmed ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: KRDO Colorado Springs

Quotes

  1. Asked if Harvin has the H1N1 virus, also known as "swine flu," coach Brad Childress said, "I'm not an epidemiologist."
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Brad Childress Source: ProFootballTalk

  2. "I think that it's invaluable to have a knowledgeable epidemiologist that understands the consequences to the public when drug safety is ignored," Graham said.
    on Dec 26, 2004 By: David Graham Source: Seattle Times

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