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Office of the State Epidemiologist

Our Mission:

Support the mission of OSDH through the use of the principles of epidemiology in disease control, disease prevention, program management, and dissemination of data and disease information.

Epidemiology is "The branch of medicine that deals with the study of the causes, distribution, and control of disease in populations." The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

Contact Information:

Interim State Epidemiologist
Laurence Burnsed, MPH
1000 NE 10th, Room 603
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (405) 271-7637

For Press and Media Information Contact:
Office of Communications
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone (405) 271-5601

For the Epidemiologist-on-call:

The Acute Disease Service Epidemiologist-on-call can be reached at (405) 271-4060. This is a 24 hours/7 days a week number where an epidemiologist is available for communicable disease consultations for healthcare providers and the general public.


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