Toxikon Faculty


Steven E. Aks, DO, FACMT, FACEP

Director, Toxikon Consortium

Program Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship program

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rush University

Interests:  Toxicology education, street drugs, acute care toxicology, mushrooms and exotic toxicology

Email: saks@cookcountyhhs.org

 

Michele Kanter, PharmD, DABATScreen Shot 2014-09-23 at 6.04.09 PM

Toxikon Consortium Coordinator

Assistant Professor of Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois

Interests:  Acute poisonings, non-original container toxicology

Email: mkanter@cookcountyhhs.org

 

Sean M. Bryant, MD, FACMT, FAACT Bryant

Associate Program Director, Toxikon Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program

Associate Medical Director, Illinois Poison Center

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rush University

CDR, United States Navy Reserve MC, 4th Med BN, SCOA, Det 5

Interests: Acute poisonings, critical care toxicology, natural poisons, toxicology education and research

Email: sbryant@cookcountyhhs.org

 

Mark B. Mycyk, MD, FACMT, FACEP 

Director of Research, Toxikon Consortium

Director of Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (Cook County PEHSU)

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rush University

Interests: New drugs of abuse, new millennium plumbism,
innovative scholarship

Email: mmycyk@cookcountyhhs.org

 

Jenny J. Lu, MD, MS

Director, Cook County EM Residency Toxicology College Track

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rush University

Interests: Acute care toxicology, toxicological mysteries, resident and student education

Email: jlu@cookcountyhhs.org

 

Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT

Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Director, Center for Global Health, University of Illinois Chicago

Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Interests: Environmental poisons & envenomations, heavy metals, drugs of abuse, sports toxicology, historical poisonings, lava lamps

 

Trevonne M. Thompson, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Screen Shot 2014-09-09 at 7.43.13 PM

 

Associate Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Interests: Novel concepts in antidotal therapy, acute care toxicology, poison management in underserved international populations

 

Timothy Meehan, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Interests: Critical care toxicology, pharmaceutical diversion, education through novel techniques

 

 

 

Frank Paloucek, PharmD, DABAT 

Program Director, UIC Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Illinois, Chicago

Interests: Malicious poisoning, toxicokinetics

 

 

 

Michael Wahl, MD, FACEP, FACMT

Medical Director, Illinois Poison Center

Attending physician, Northshore University Health Systems

Clinical Instructor, University of Chicago

Interests: Poison center issues, drugs of abuse, emerging trends in toxicology, public health

 


Jerrold B. Leikin, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, FACP, FACOEM 

Director of Medical Toxicology, NorthShore University Health System – OMEGA

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Rush Medical College

Interests: Environmental exposure, forensic toxicology and drug toxicity

 

Theodore Toerne, MD

Attending Emergency Physician and Consulting Medical Toxicologist, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Interests: Critical care toxicology, alcohol withdrawal, drugs of abuse, pharmacokinetics, biochemistry

 

Leon Gussow, MD

       Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rush University

       Medical Editor, The Poison Review

       Interests: Medical-legal aspects, medical/toxicology literature evaluation

 

Daniel Hryhorczuk, MD, MPH 

Founder, Toxikon Consortium

Director, Great Lakes Centers for Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health

Professor of environmental and occupational health sciences, University of Illinois School of Public Health

Professor of Epidemiology and Biometry, University of Illinois School of Public Health

 

 

 

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