Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Faculty coming to Expedition Medicine National Conference in Little Rock!

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We're pleased to announce that Dr. Tim Erickson, clinical toxicologist and faculty member of the famed Harvard Humanitarian Initiative will be coming to Little Rock to teach at the Expedition Medicine National Conference!

Dr. Erickson has worked all over the world in a variety of clinical and disaster settings.  He currently serves as the Chief of Medical Toxicology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and his renowned as a researcher and teacher has won him numerous national awards.

At ExpedMed, we're committed to providing the best instructors and the most practical lectures on Expedition Medicine. Dr. Erickson will be teaching on arthropod envenomations, expedition toxicology, and marine envenomations this March.  Be sure to register early for the Expedition Medicine National Conference as space is limited and registrations are already filling up!

Here is Dr. Erickson's full bio:

Dr. Timothy B. Erickson is a new HHI Core Faculty member with expertise in environmental toxicology and crisis in climate change. He also has active humanitarian health projects in conflict regions of Ukraine and Syria.

Dr. Erickson is an emergency medicine physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where he serves as the Chief of Medical Toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Erickson earned his M.D. degree from The Chicago Medical School in 1986. He completed emergency medicine residency training at the University of Illinois and his medical toxicology fellowship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Erickson is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Medical Toxicology, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, and the prestigious National Geographic Explorers Club.

Previously, Dr. Erickson served as the Director for the UIC Center for Global Health and Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Erickson also served as the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Graduate Medical Education, and Continuing Medical Education at the UIC College of Medicine. He was an Acting and Interim Head in the Department of Emergency Medicine and has held other multifaceted appointments ranging from EM Residency Program Director to Chief of Medical Toxicology.

Dr. Erickson has been a member of multiple editorial boards and has a prolific academic history including publishing over 120 original journal articles and book chapters as well as editing 4 major textbooks. He has presented over 100 national and international invited lectures related to emergency medicine, toxicology, humanitarian global health, and wilderness/expedition medicine.

Dr. Erickson’s federal grant funding includes HRSA sponsored grants related to global preparedness and bioterrorism and a Medtronic foundation grant addressing acute cardiovascular disease in India. He has extensive international experience in Africa (Rwanda, Sudan, Kenya), Asia (India, Vietnam, Nepal), South America (Brazil, Peru, Argentina), Europe (Kosovo, Ukraine, France) and Antarctica.