News (2014)

See how the Maryland Poison Center is making headlines across the state of Maryland and beyond in 2014.

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Recent News:

Anderson Named UMB Champion of Excellence Mr. Yuk's Best Friend
Date Published: November 18, 2014
Director Bruce Anderson and his colleagues at the Maryland Poison Center (MPC) handle more than 55,000 calls a year, providing critical help to people suffering potential poisonings and toxic exposures.
Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day Sees Record-Breaking Turnout
Date Published: May 30, 2014
MPC’s public education coordinator explains the importance of proper medication disposal.
National EMS Week Honors Lifesaving Work of Medicine’s “Front Line” National EMS Week Honors Lifesaving Work of Medicine’s “Front Line”
Date Published: May 21, 2014
MPC’s professional education and clinical coordinator Lisa Booze, PharmD, CSPI, explains how the center partners with EMS providers to improve patients’ health.
Bruce Anderson, PharmD, DABAT  MPC's Anderson Interviewed in WBAL-TV Report "Poisoning Reports Increase with Popularity of 'Vaping'"
Date Published: May 13, 2014
The use of electronic smokeless cigarettes, known as "vaping," has become very popular, but the practice is fueling an alarming increase in accidental poisonings across the country, especially in children.
Bruce Anderson, PharmD, DABAT MPC’s Anderson Honored with USM Board of Regents Award
Date Published: March 21, 2014
Award represents the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.
MPC Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week
Date Published: March 17, 2014
Maryland Poison Center will join poison centers across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 16-22.
MPC's Bivens Makes Poison Safety Fun for Local Students MPC’s Bivens Makes Poison Safety Fun for Local Students
Date Published: January 23, 2014
“Always Ask First” and other poison prevention tips highlighted in first program of UMB’s new children’s wellness initiative at Port Discovery.