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What is the role of an epidemiologist? Is he an m.D.?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Most are
Epidemiologists are mostly internists their role is to track down any condition which might have an infectious or epidemic basis using scientific tracking and proper laboratory and statistical analysis.
Many work in universities and local/state and federal public health departments. A few do this internationally and are needed to track the flu, malaria and other foreign invaders.

In brief: Most are
Epidemiologists are mostly internists their role is to track down any condition which might have an infectious or epidemic basis using scientific tracking and proper laboratory and statistical analysis.
Many work in universities and local/state and federal public health departments. A few do this internationally and are needed to track the flu, malaria and other foreign invaders.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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