Outbreak Medical Mapping and the U.S. Nickel Epidemic: It Is Time to Implement Control and Prevention Measures

  • Nikoleta Brankov Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California, USA.
  • Daniel Bergman Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California, USA.
  • Alina Goldenberg Preliminary Internal Medicine and Dermatology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, California, USA.
  • Sharon Jacob Department of Dermatology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California, USA.
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Author Biography

Nikoleta Brankov, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California, USA.

Nikoleta Brankov is a MD candida¬te (Class of 2016) at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, USA.

 

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Published
2016-04-30
How to Cite
Brankov, N., Bergman, D., Goldenberg, A., & Jacob, S. (2016). Outbreak Medical Mapping and the U.S. Nickel Epidemic: It Is Time to Implement Control and Prevention Measures. International Journal of Medical Students, 4(1), 36-37. Retrieved from http://ijms.info/index.php/IJMS/article/view/148
Section
Experience