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Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 19-1041.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 77,720.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 37.00
- Currently, there are 5,690 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Epidemiologists”.
Also Known As…
- State Epidemiologist
- Research Epidemiologist
- Public Health Epidemiologist
- Nurse Epidemiologist
- Infection Control Practitioner (ICP)
- Epidemiology Investigator
- Environmental Epidemiologist
- Communicable Disease Specialist
- Chronic Disease Epidemiologist
- Public Health Microbiologist
- Clinical Researcher
- Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Tasks for “Epidemiologist”
- Provide expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection and analysis.
- Educate healthcare workers, patients, and the public about infectious and communicable diseases, including disease transmission and prevention.
- Communicate research findings on various types of diseases to health practitioners, policy makers, and the public.
- Teach principles of medicine and medical and laboratory procedures to physicians, residents, students, and technicians.
- Prepare and analyze samples to study effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, or microorganisms on cell structure and tissue.
- Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
- Standardize drug dosages, methods of immunization, and procedures for manufacture of drugs and medicinal compounds.
- Supervise professional, technical and clerical personnel.
- Plan, administer and evaluate health safety standards and programs to improve public health, conferring with health department, industry personnel, physicians and others.
- Monitor and report incidents of infectious diseases to local and state health agencies.
- Investigate diseases or parasites to determine cause and risk factors, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission.
- Identify and analyze public health issues related to foodborne parasitic diseases and their impact on public policies or scientific studies or surveys.
- Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
- Oversee public health programs, including statistical analysis, health care planning, surveillance systems, and public health improvement.
- Consult with and advise physicians, educators, researchers, government health officials and others regarding medical applications of sciences, such as physics, biology, and chemistry.
Related Technology & Tools
- Desktop computers
- Laptop computers
- Personal computers
- EpiData Analysis
- Microsoft Word
- Pan American Health Organization SIGEpi
- Web browser software
- Circle Systems Stat/Transfer
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH Life Table Analysis System
- StataCorp Stata
- Structured query language SQL
- HiroSoft EPICURE
- Epicenter Software Epilog
- Signal detection software
- Meta-analysis with interactive explanations MIX
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epi Info
- Disease Mapping and Analysis Program DMAP
- Microsoft Access
- Expert Health Data Programming Vitalnet
- Data mining software
- ESRI ArcGIS
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC WONDER
- ESRI ArcInfo
- Microsoft Office
- Cytel Egret
- RTI International SUDAAN
- ESRI ArcView
- Microsoft Excel
- World Health Organization HealthMapper
- TerraSeer ClusterSeer