Recent Examples of epidemiology from the Web
The senior author, Deborah A. Lawlor, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Bristol in England, said obesity in pregnancy is dangerous for many reasons.
Sheryl Magzamen, assistant professor of epidemiology at Colorado State and one of the paper’s authors, says that the study covered one wildfire season and not just one event.
In other words, a high BMI was more dangerous for white women, and carrying a spare tire was more dangerous for black women, says senior author Samar El Khoudary, PhD, associate professor of epidemiology at Pitt Public Health.
D candidate epidemiology of microbial diseases department at Yale, was quarantined during the height of an Ebola scare.
Many public officials, including Castrodale, who has worked in Alaska epidemiology since 1999, had never before seen an outbreak.
Tim Spector is professor of genetic epidemiology at King's College London.
Durland Fish is professor emeritus of epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health.
Stephen Morse, professor and director of the infectious disease epidemiology certificate program at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, said the side effects associated with the patch surprised him.
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Origin and Etymology of epidemiology
First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
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Definition of epidemiology for English Language Learners
medical : the study of how disease spreads and can be controlled
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