U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research. Practitioners who primarily provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs are included in "Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners" (29-1000).
Illustrative examples: Toxicologist,
Broad Occupation: 19-1040 Medical Scientists
Minor Group: 19-1000 Life Scientists
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010