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Definition of "epidemiologist" []

  • The branch of medical science concerned with the occurrence, transmission, and control of epidemic diseases (noun)
  • A scientist (often a medical doctor) who specializes in epidemiology. (noun)

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Use "epidemiologist" in a sentence
  • "Hayden, a chiropractor and epidemiologist, is the lead author of two papers about exercise and back pain in the current issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine."
  • "Like most in Boulder, Ann Marie Bailey, the nurse epidemiologist, is tolerant of the alternative health-care scene; she cedes nonvaccinating parents the right to decide what's best for their children."
  • ""The evidence is growing that air pollution can affect the brain," says medical epidemiologist Heather Volk at USC's Keck School of Medicine."