2021-2022 Toxikon Fellows

Fellows enjoying NACCT 2021 tox conference from San Diego – They’re so cute!

What’s going on here ??? “Udderly Ridiculous”

 

Hard at work at the Illinois Poison Center

 

Senior Fellows [and their element]

Brian Bush, MD     [Sb]

Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Health

Interests: Drugs of abuse, Addiction/MAT, Botanical toxins, Toxicology education

Program director’s favorite attributes: Ability to explain complex concepts in a crafty and engaging manner, extremely organized with spreadsheets for quite a few things, tech expert for the group

 

Antonia Nemanich, MD     [Te]

Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook  County Health

Interests: Plant toxins, Management of tox-induced cardiogenic shock, Tox education, Lead poisoning and prevention, Abuse and safety of over-the-counter medications

Program director’s favorite attributes: Masters what she reads and is a magnet for the most unusual tox cases, looks sweet but will lay down the hammer

 

Junior Fellows [and their element] 

Sarah Berg, MD     [I]

Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital

Interests: HAZMAT/disaster, Addiction – specifically opioid use disorder and MAT, Cardiac toxic agents and cardiotoxicity, Medical education

Program director’s favorite attributes: All-star professionalism, boss-lady qualities, mastery of toxicology mechanisms/pathophysiology

 

Sonya Rashid, MD     [Xe]

Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital

Interests: Global tox, Marine envenomations, Addiction medicine, Cosmetic toxicology

Program director’s favorite attributes:  Magnet for unusual and fun tox cases, great passion for cosmetic tox, very engaging presentations

 

Pharmacology Toxicology Specialist

Joanne C. Routsolias, PharmD, RN, BCPS

Clinical PharmD, Cook County Hospital (Stroger) Emergency Medicine Department

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Interests: Withdrawal syndromes, Poisonings of mass scale

 
 

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