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Epidemiology

99 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: (404) 613-1391
Fax: (404) 730-1326


Epidemiology is a branch of science that deals with the incidence, distribution and control of disease in a population. It is a core public health science. Epidemiologists monitor health trends and statistics to identify groups of people who are affected by various diseases. In addition, epidemiologists investigate cases of disease to determine the source, modes of transmission, and risk factors for disease. This information is then used to implement control measures to prevent the spread of disease.

 

1 Current Interest
2 Emphasis on Health
3 What is Epidemiology?
4 Case Investigation and Disease Surveillance
5 Outbreak Investigation
6 Surveillance
7 Hepatitis Control and Outreach
8 Health Education
9 Driving Directions
 

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