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An Epidemiologist is a scientist who studies the transmission and control of epidemic diseases in populations. Most are Medical doctors with some holding a Masters degree along with their MD degree. A solid educational background would nclude Mathematics (Calculus level), an average of 15 hours of course work in the field of Epidemiology, Demography, and Research design. Epidemiologists work for Medical institutions, Universities, the Military, and other government agencies. For additional information, you may call the Society for Epidemiologic Research at 801-525-0231
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