Maternal and Child Health Journal

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 121–123 | Cite as

The Expanding Role of MCH Epidemiologists: Evolving Job Description, Tasks and Skill Areas, and Sources of Training Support

Editorial

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public HealthThe University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham
  2. 2.Maternal and Child Health BureauHealth Resources and Services AdministrationRockville

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