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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.
Providing evidence based data for a healthier, safer Indiana.
Protecting the health of Hoosiers through surveillance, investigation, education, and collaboration.
Page last updated June 22, 2015
Page last reviewed September 23, 2013