Toxicology | Fellowship | Faculty Activities


Dr. Schwarz

Date/Time Event
May 2017
Elected Councilor for the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians
May 4, 2017
15th Annual Dr. Tom Steele Emergency Care Symposium.  New Drugs of Abuse.  Springfield, MO
May 4, 2017
15th Annual Dr. Tom Steele Emergency Care Symposium.  Ketamine for Agitated Delirium.  Springfield, MO
May 4, 2017
15th Annual Dr. Tom Steele Emergency Care Symposium.  Addiction Management/Pain Management.  Springfield, MO.
May 2017
Emergency Physicians Monthly May 2017.  Unpacking the Opioid Blame Game
April 2017
Resolution of cannabis hyperemesis syndrome with topical capsaicin in the emergency department; a case series. Clinical Toxicology 2017
March 4, 2017
 25th Annual Refresher Course & Update in General Surgery.  Common Bites and Envenomations.  St. Louis, MO
March 2017
Should we be using the poisoning severity score? Journal of Medical Toxicology 2017
March 2017
Missouri EPIC Toxicology Corner:  New Dosing for an Old Antidote.
January 2017
Is a Preshospital Treat and Release Protocol for Opioid Overdose Safe?  Journal of Emergency Medicine 2016
January 2017
Do Heroin Overdose Patients Require Observation after Receiving Naloxone? Clinical Toxicology 2017.
November 29, 2016
Washington University Department of Psychiatry Grad Rounds. Opioid Use Disorders in the Emergency Department.  Saint Louis, MO.

November 2016 Appointed Associate Editor for Internal and Emergency Medicine Journal
November 15, 2016 11th Annual Pediatric Trauma Update Conference in Southern Illinois. Current Topics in Drug Abuse: Just Because It’s Legal Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.
October 13, 2016 Lecturing at the Code 3 Emergency Medical Services Saint Louis Regional Conference
October 11, 2016 Grand Rounds. Saint Lukes Hospital in Saint Louis. Heroin Addiction.
October 1, 2016 The American College of Medical Toxicology Board Review Course. Lunch’N Learn: Toxic Dermatology and Pathology.
September 24, 2016 Lecturing at the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference 2016 in Saint Louis.
April 2016 Will be presenter at the Care of the Hospitalized Patient Conference. Lecturing on Addiction in the Hospitalized Patient
April 2016 Lecturing to the Saint Louis Chapter of the Society of Hospitalist Medicine about Addiction
March 2016 Article published in Emergency Physicians Monthly. The CDC Weighs in about Opioid Abuse but Are We Receiving Mixed Messages?
March 2016 Lecturing at the University of Tennessee Emergency Medicine Program about New Designer Drugs and Updates in Antidotes
December 2015 Guest presenter on EMJClub Emergency Medicine Podcast. Discussed balanced fluid resuscitation.
December 2015 Lectured to the Anesthesiology and Surgical Critical Care Fellows about Toxicology in the Intensive Care Unit
November 2015 Presented general toxicology to St. Louis City Emergency Medical Services
October 2015 Presenting abstract: Arroyo-Plasencia AM, Schwarz ES. Street Drug Exposures in Hospitalized Patients as Reported to the Toxicology Investigators Consortium Case Registry. North American Clinical Congress of Toxicology (NACCT) Scientific Assembly.
October 2015 Code 3 Emergency Medical Services Saint Louis Regional Conference. Coming Soon to a Boutique Near You: Designer Street Drugs.
October 11, 2015 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment for the 2013 Medical Toxicology Articles. Hosted by the American College of Medical Toxicology and American Association of Clinical Toxicology
September 15, 2015 Lecturing to first year Wash U Med students Practice of Medicine 1: Heart Sounds & the ‘Art’ of Auscultation.
August 6, 2015 Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories. American College of Medical Toxicology in agreement with AMCT/BIA. Methamphetamine Lab Hazards, PPE, & Monitoring of Personnel.
August 6, 2015 Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories. American College of Medical Toxicology in agreement with ACMT/BIA. History & Epidemiology of Exposure to Methamphetamine Contamination in Homes and Clandestine Labs.
August 4, 2015 Lectured at Emergency Medicine Resident Conference. Updates in Ethanol Withdrawal.
  Publication in the Summer 2015 EPIC for the Missouri College of Emergency Physicians. Powdered Alcohol.
July 15, 2015 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment for the 2015 Medical Toxicology Articles. Hosted by the American College of Medical Toxicology
July 2, 2015 Gave lecture at Internal Medicine Noon Conference. Overdose/Toxicology Emergencies
  Publication in Emergency Physicians Monthly: Palcawhat?
June 30, 2015 Lectured at Pediatric Noon Conference: Nicotine Ingestion.
June 16, 2015 Gave lecture to Practice of Medicine III students: Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
May 20, 2015 Lecture to Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Series: Toxic Alcohols and ‘Shrooms.
  Publication in Emergency Physicians Monthly: In Sepsis, Fluid Choice Matters
April 6, 2015 Lecture to Emergency Medicine Services Fellowship Series: Acute Toxicologic Emergencies.
April 1, 2015 Lecture to Medprep 2: Interesting Ingestions and Overdoses.
March 27, 2014 American College of Medical Toxicology Natural Toxins Academy. “Ibogaine.”
April 4, 2014 Emergency Medicine Services Fellowship Series: Prehospital Toxicology.
April 11, 2014 Emergency Medicine Services Fellowship Series: Toxic Inhalants.
April 9, 2014 Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories. American College of Medical Toxicology in agreement with NCEH/ATSDR. “Children removed from meth labs.”
May 17, 2014 36th Annual Conference: Common Childhood Problems for the Practitioner Who Cares for Children. “Pediatric Emergencies. Poisonings and Toxidromes.”
July 8, 2014 Internal Medicine Noon Conference. Overdose/Toxicology Emergencies.
July 24, 2014 University of Missouri Columbia Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds. “What’s Old is New Again.”
October 23, 2014 Emergency Medical Services Saint Louis Regional Conference
October 29, 2014 Critical Care Conference (SICU): Toxidromes and weird antidotes for the ICU.
February 10, 2015 Saint Louis University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds.
January 21, 2015 Toxicology Scholar Track Presentation: My Name is Dr. Oz and I’m an ......
April 6, 2015 Emergency Medicine Services Fellowship Series Presentation: Acute Toxicologic Emergencies
April 13, 2015 Washington University Wilderness Medicine Selective Presentation: Hymenoptera
April 13, 2015 Washington University Wilderness Medicine Selective: Spider Envenomations
May 18, 2015 Emergency Medicine Services Fellowship Series: Toxic Inhalants
February 10, 2015 Saint Louis University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: An Update on Alcohol Withdrawal: Beyond Benzos
February 10, 2015 Saint Louis University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: An Update on Alcohol Withdrawal: Beyond Benzos
February 10, 2015 Saint Louis University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: Odd Antidotes
May 2015 Received Departmental and MoCEP grant for a Randomized Controlled Trial on Ketamine for Acute Pain in the Emergency Department
Accepted abstracts: Paden M, Schwarz ES, Mullins ME. 5-0xoproline concentrations in acetaminophen overdose. EAPCCT Annual
March 2015 Musisca N, Arroyo-Plasencia AM, Mullins ME, Schwarz ES. Kids Get into the Darndest Things. Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting

Dr. Mullins

NAMED INAUGURAL EDITOR FOR TOXICOLOGY COMMUNICATIONS


INVITED NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Controversies in the treatment of ciguatera fish poisoning” Vth Congreso Peruano de Toxicología y IVth Congreso Internacional de Toxicología” (Lima, Perú); 19 Aug 2015

INVITED REGIONAL / LOCAL PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Is mannitol the drug of choice for treatment of ciguatera poisoning?” Washington Univ. EM Grand Rounds 6 Jan 2015.
  • “Snakes on a Plain” Memorial Hospital (Springfield IL) and St. Francis Hospital (Peoria IL) 3 Sep 2015.
    Missouri Chapter American College of Physicians (Osage Beach MO) 20 Sep 2015.
  • “Synthetic Cannabinoids and ‘Bath Salts” Memorial Hospital (Springfield IL) and St. Francis Hospital (Peoria IL) 3 Sep 2015.
  • “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning” Memorial Hospital (Springfield IL) and St. Francis Hospital (Peoria IL) 19 Jan 2016
  • “Devil in a Blue Dress” (Loperamide poisoning) Memorial Hospital (Springfield IL) and St. Francis Hospital (Peoria IL) 19 Jan 2016
  • “Global Health Opportunities” (panel discussion) Washington University (Danforth Campus) 5 Apr 2016

Date/Time Event
March 2015
Musicca N, Arroyo-Plasencia AM, Mullins ME, Schwarz ES. Kids Get into the Darndest Things.  Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting
February 2015
Mike Mullins spoke at a press conference with State Representative Jeanne Kirkton on Friday, February 20, at the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.  He spoke about opioid addiction and overdose and legislation currently being proposed to fix these problems.
July 2014
Emergency Medicine Expert Series Lecture
May 2014 "Dr. Michael Mullins was an invited speaker at the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) meeting in Brussels. Dr. Mullins debated Dr. Robert Hoffman over the question of whether mannitol should be the drug of choice for ciguatera fish poisoning."

Dr. Halcomb

Date/Time Event
September 20-22, 2014 American College of Medical Toxicology Board Review Course. 1) Lunch-n-Learn: Derm and Path and 2) Neurotoxins/anticonvulsants
May 14th, 2015 Trends in Trauma: “Look Doc, I’ve even got the Snake!”
Frontenac Hilton, Regional Trauma Conference
May 14th, 2015 Trends in Trauma “Designer Drugs for Modern Times”
Frontenac Hilton, Regional Trauma Conference
April 19th, 2015 Toxicology - Peking Union Symposium on International Emergency Medicine
Beijing, China
April 15th, 2015 Fever in the Returned Traveler -Wilderness Medicine Course,Washington University Emergency Medicine Program
April 14th, 2015 Botany -Wilderness Medicine Course Washington University Emergency Medicine Program
April 13th, 2015 Health, Environment and Climate Change - Global Health Scholars Program
October 27th, 2014 Global Toxicology - Global Health Scholars Program, Washington University School of Medicine
October 3rd 2014 Into the Wild -Big Cedar Trauma Symposium Regional Trauma Conference
October 3rd 2014 Big Cedar Trauma Symposium “Snakebites” Regional Trauma Conference
July 27th, 2014 Systemic Infectious Diseases: American Physician Institute Board Review Course. Chicago, Illinois
July 26th, 2014 Toxicology: American Physician Institute Board Review Course. Chicago, Illinois
July 26th, 2014 Nervous System Disorders: American Physician Institute Board Review Course, Chicago, Illinois
September 2013 Paden M, Franjic L, Halcomb SE. Hyperthermia Caused by Drug Interactions and Adverse Reactions. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. In Press
2013 May; 20(4):345-6 Kibby T, Halcomb SE. Toxicology Observation: Nystagmus After Marijuana Use. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine.

Dr. Dribben

Date/Time Event


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