What We Do

The division provides epidemiological, data management, and analysis support to all Cambridge Public Health Department divisions, as well as outside groups.


  • Surveillance of communicable and chronic diseases
  • Investigation of communicable disease outbreaks
  • Data analysis and visualization, including geographic analysis
  • Program evaluation, survey design and implementation
  • Health surveillance reports
  • Regional epidemiological assistance to health departments in Emergency Preparedness Region 4b

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Student Opportunities | Internships & Practicums

The Epidemiology Division is always looking for talented students to support its work. If you are interested, please fill out this form. We will welcome interns on a semester basis, depending on project availability and department needs.

Did You Know?

Do you know why 19th century physician John Snow is considered the father of modern epidemiology? Visit the University of North Carolina School of Public Health’s excellent multimedia presentation on John Snow to learn more.

Updated: March 5, 2024