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Epidemiology

Epidemiology
  • Scientific
  • Systematic
  • Data Based
  • Natural Disaster

Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution (who, when, and where), patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations.

It is a cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare. Epidemiologist’s help with study design, collection, and statistical analysis of data, amend interpretation and dissemination of results (including peer review and occasional systematic review). Epidemiology has helped develop methodology used in clinical research, public health studies, and, to a lesser extent, basic research in the biological sciences.

Major areas of epidemiological study case include:

Causation, transmission, outbreak investigation, disease-surveillance, environmental epidemiology, forensic epidemiology, occupational epidemiology, screening, bio monitoring, and comparisons of treatment effects such as in clinical trials. Epidemiologists rely on other scientific disciplines like biology to better understand disease processes, statistics to make efficient use of the data and draw appropriate conclusions, social sciences to better understand proximate and distal causes, and engineering for exposure assessment.

Committee Members
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Yongqing Li

Yongqing Li

University of Michigan Medical School, United States
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Francis J Castellino

Francis J Castellino

University of Notre Dame, United States
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Ranjan Ramasamy

Ranjan Ramasamy

IDFISH Technology, United States
WCID 2024 Speakers
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Albert J Eid

Albert J Eid

University of Kansas Medical Center, United States
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Tom Koch

Tom Koch

University of British Columbia, Canada
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Thomas J Webster

Thomas J Webster

Hebei University of Technology and Interstellar Therapeutics, China
Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Disease 2024 - Vijay Prabha

Vijay Prabha

Panjab University, India

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