School of Public Health

Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human populations. The mission of the Department is to provide rigorous training in the fundamentals and practice of epidemiology, to contribute to the understanding of the etiology and prevention of disease, and to improve the health of the public through excellence in research.

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Urinary cadmium and estimated dietary cadmium in the Women’s Health Initiative

Cadmium, a heavy metal dispersed in the environment as a result of industrial and agricultural applications, has bee


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