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Environmental Epidemiology & Disease Registries Section

Mission Statement

Our mission is to protect and promote the health of the people of Texas. We use the principles of epidemiology to:

  • Operate disease registries

  • Conduct disease surveillance

  • Investigate unusual occurrences of disease

  • Assess environmental exposures

  • Conduct population research studies

So that we can identify populations at risk, understand the cause of disease, and recommend actions to reduce risk.

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