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Epidemiology "eh-pi-dee-me-ology" is the study of health factors in human and animal populations. It includes collecting, analyzing, and sending out public health information and investigating public health threats. These activities help determine causes of disease and effective disease prevention. Epidemiology also plays a key role in forming and implementing public health policy.
Reduce the effects of communicable disease, chronic illness, and preventable injury for all Hoosiers.
Protecting the health of Hoosiers through surveillance, investigation, education, and collaboration.
|Pertussis, (Whooping Cough)|| Norovirus, "Stomach Flu"
|Data Analysis & Risk Factors
|Public Health Geographics
||Surveillance & Investigation
||Zoonotic & Environmental|
Page last updated March 11, 2014
Page last reviewed September 23, 2013