sanitarian

noun
san·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ˌsa-nə-ˈter-ē-ən \

Definition of sanitarian 

: a specialist in sanitary science and public health milk sanitarian

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Letta, who retires July 6, has been with that department for 44 years, first as a sanitarian and then as administrator. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Porter County reports construction cost savings," 20 June 2018 The savings will go toward compensation adjustments for the inspections supervisor and city engineer due to their increased supervisory responsibilities regarding licensing/sanitarian functions, the memo states. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Oak Creek restructures health department, decides not to merge it with South Milwaukee," 12 Sep. 2017 The plan includes an inter-agency agreement moving the establishment licensing/sanitarian function, which regulates retail food, restaurants, etc. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Oak Creek restructures health department, decides not to merge it with South Milwaukee," 12 Sep. 2017 The problems started in Cincinnati years prior, moved up to Columbus and then eventually hit Cleveland, said Tom Barsa, a sanitarian with the board. Emily Bamforth, cleveland.com, "Cleveland ranks as top city for bedbugs: Here's why," 24 Aug. 2017

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1859, in the meaning defined above

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sanitarian

noun
san·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ˌsan-ə-ˈter-ē-ən \

Medical Definition of sanitarian 

: a specialist in sanitary science and public health a milk sanitarian

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