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- n. A scientist (often a medical doctor) who specializes in epidemiology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person skilled in epidemiology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One conversant with epidemiology.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medical scientist who studies the transmission and control of epidemic diseases
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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.
"There are more and more scientists trying to find whether and why exposure to traffic exhaust can damage the human brain," says medical epidemiologist Jiu-Chiuan Chen at the University of Southern California who is analyzing the effects of traffic pollution on the brain health of 7,500 women in 22 states.
"When people say it seems like you see more twins nowadays, they're right," said Joyce Martin , an epidemiologist and co-author of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report .
Identifying sick people earlier would have given health officials a huge head start on getting to the source of the problem, said study lead author Dr. Casey Barton Behravesh, an epidemiologist with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"If you are a female, between the ages of 45 and 65, and you notice you are shrinking, that's pretty usual," says Marian Hannan , an epidemiologist at Hebrew Senior Life, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
Kurt Straif, a cancer epidemiologist at the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer who wasn't involved in the latest research, said the study was "important" because it was the first to look at a possible cellphone and brain-cancer link in children.
The latest research "shows that a large and immediate risk of cellphones causing brain tumors in children can be excluded," said Martin Roosli , lead author of the study and an epidemiologist at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Basel.
"Cardiovascular disease happens at the average age of 55, so people really don't think about it until they're already at increased risk," said Norrina Allen , an epidemiologist at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.