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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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Patterns of Smoking and Unhealthy Alcohol Use Following Sexual Trauma Among U.S. Service Members

In the first known longitudinal study of the topic, researchers examined whether experiencing sexual assault or sexu

What motivates serodiscordant couples to prevent HIV transmission within their relationships: findings from a PrEP implementation study in Kenya.

With the planned scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among serodiscordant couples in reso

Fertility Intentions, Pregnancy, and Use of PrEP and ART for Safer Conception Among East African HIV Serodiscordant Couples

African HIV serodiscordant couples often desire pregnancy, despite sexual HIV transmission risk during pregnancy att

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Dr. Michael Chung checks vitals of study participant while Sharon Greene asks questions to evaluate the study