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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:

State Epidemiologist
Jared D. Taylor, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVIM (LA), DACVPM
Interim State Epidemiologist
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Office: (405) 271-5600 ext. 57178

State Public Health Veterinarian
LeMac’ Morris, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Phone: (405) 271 9444 ext 56440

For Press and Media Information Contact:
Office of Communications
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave. Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406
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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