S. Eliza Halcomb, M.D.

S. Eliza Halcomb, M.D. halcombs@wustl.edu

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Section Chief of Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine
Director Global Health Initiatives, Emergency Medicine

Phone: 314-362-7988


Education

  • B.A., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991
  • M.D., Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin Ireland, 2000

Training

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2004
  • Fellowship, Toxicology - New York City Poison Control Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 2006

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Stethoscope Award - Emergency Medicine Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 2012
  • Nominated for The Samuel Goldstein Award, 2010
  • Lecturer ofthe Month Award- Department ofPediatrics, 12/2010
  • Clinical Teaching Award - Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Mo., 2009
  • Golden Apple Award- Emergency Medicine Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 2007
  • Resident of the Year Award -Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Mo., 2004
  • Clinical Teaching Award- Emergency Medicine Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 2004
  • Toxicology Award - Emergency Medicine Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 2003
  • Honors Degree - Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 2000
  • Association of Graduates Medal - Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 2000
  • CPC Winner- Biological Society, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 2000
  • Second Place Prize in Tropical Medicine - Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 1999
  • First Place Prize in Pathology - Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 1998

Recent Publications

  1. Paden M, Franjic L, Halcomb SE. Hyperthermia Caused by Drug Interactions and Adverse Reactions. Emergency Medicine Clinics ofNorth America. In Press (September 2013)
  2. Kibby T, Halcomb SE. Toxicology Observation: Nystagmus After Marijuana Use. Journal ofForensic and Legal Medicine. 2013 May;20(4):345-6.
  3. Johnson, M, McCammon C, Mullins,M, Halcomb SE. Evaluation of a Novel N-Acetylcysteine Regimen for the treatment of acetaminophen toxicity. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 2011; 45(6) 713-720.
  4. A, Halcomb SE, Nichols CG, Sala-Rabanal M. Molecular Biology ofKATP channels and implications for health and disease. IUBMB Life. 2009; 61(10): 971-978.
  5. ME, Dribben WH, Halcomb SE. Comment: Frequency of Medication errors with intravenous acetylcysteine for acetaminophen overdose. The Annals ofPharmacotherapy. 2008(42) (12), pp. 1914-1915.
  6. SE, Mullins M, Goklaney A, Sivilotti M. Pharmacokinetic effects of Coingested Diphenhydramine or Oxycodone on Simulated Acetaminophen Overdose. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2005;12(2):169-72.
  7. Halcomb SE, Nelson LS. Case Files of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship Training Program at the New York City Poison Control Center. Hypotensive Death: Therapeutic Complication or Suicide? Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2006;2(2): 75-80.
  8. Halcomb SE, Nelson LS. A Fatal Drug Interaction: Case Report. The NY State Poison Centers Toxicology Letter 2005;9(5):3-4.
  9. Halcomb L. Symptomatic Hypoglycemia: Case Report. The NY State Poison Centers Toxicology Letter. 2006;11(1):4-5.
  10. Halcomb SE, Holubek WJ , Vassallo SU. The Clinical Approach to Coma. European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2006; 13 (6):364

Book Chapters

  1. Halcomb SE, Mullins ME, Schwarz E. Overdoses. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 34th Ed. Washington University School of Medicine. WoltersKluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. St. Louis, 2012 (In Press)
  2. Halcomb SE, Mullins ME, Brenner S. Medical Emergencies. Washington Manual ofMedical Therapeutics. 33rd Ed. Washington University School of Medicine. WoltersK.luwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, St. Louis. 2010. 917-997.
  3. G, Mysore V, Nelson L, Rekow D, Triola M, Halcomb L, Portelli I, Mishra B. Complexities, Catastrophes and Cities: Unraveling Emergency Dynamics: In Unifying Themes in Complex Systems. Vol6 Proceedings of the 6111 International Conference on Complex Systems. Springer, Cambridge, Mass 2008. 178-186
  4. Halcomb SE. Essential Oils: In Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies. gth Ed. McGraw Hill, New York. 2006. 657-663.


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