Guest Experts and Content Reviewers

Rana Biary, MD

Emergency physician and medical toxicologist. Division of Medical Toxicology, New York University School of Medicine, Emergency Physician at NYU and Bellevue Hospital, New York. She is the director of the fellowship program in medical toxicology and specializes in curriculum development.

Robert J. Hoffman, MD 

Pediatrician and Toxicologist in Qatar.  Dr. Hoffman reviewed the modules with an emphasis on childhood poisoning and applicability for an international audience.

Knut Erik Hovda, MD, PhD

Consultant in Clinical Toxicology at the National CBRNE Centre of Medicine, Department of Acute Medicine, Medical Division of the Oslo University Hospital, and clinical consultant for the National Poison Control Centre. He has his PhD in clinical aspects of methanol poisoning, and works as a toxicological expert with Medecins Sans Frontières. He is recognized as a worldwide expert in toxic alcohol poisoning with a large portfolio of basic science and clinical publications to support this claim. He has done research and provided care for patients in several mass methanol poisonings and reviewed applicability for international audiences, including developing countries.

Alexandre Larocque, MD FRCPC

Emergency physician - Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Medical toxicologist - Centre Antipoison du Québec, Committee member - Université de Montréal emergency medicine residency program, Scientific committee member - Association des Médecins d'Urgence du Québec annual scientific conference.

Luc Londei-Leduc MD, FRCPC

Dr Londei-Leduc completed his emergency medicine training in 2015 at University of Montreal and a Resuscitation fellowship at Queen’s University in 2016. He currently works full time as an attending physician at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal. His interests include prehospital and resuscitation medicine.

Jeanna M. Marraffa, Pharm.D., DABAT, FAACT

Assistant Clinical Director of the Upstate New York Poison Center and an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Upstate Medical University, University Hospital in Syracuse, NY. Fellowship Director for the Clinical Toxicology Fellowship Program and Core Faculty for the Medical Toxicology Fellowship at Upstate Medical University, Department of Emergency Medicine.  Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology.

Jean-Paul Rémilleux, MSc

Director, Educational Technologies, McGill University School of Continuing Studies. Manager of the unit responsible for the design, development and delivery of learning modules.

Barry Rumack, MD

Pediatrician and Toxicologist in Aurora, Colorado. Affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is the leading expert on acetaminophen poisoning and the co-developer of the Rumack-Matthew nomogram which has been the gold standard for evaluating acetaminophen overdoses for nearly 40 years.

Christine M. Stork, Pharm.D., DABAT, FAACT

Clinical Toxicologist and Clinical Director, Upstate New York Poison Center, Syracuse, NY. Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Section of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Upstate Medical University. In addition to participation in a bedside consultation service and consultations at the poison center, Dr. Stork coordinates a rotation site in clinical toxicology for numerous fellows, residents and students, both in medical specialties and in pharmacy. She contributes to numerous textbooks and has multiple peer reviewed publications. She is regularly invited to teach regionally and nationally.

Eric Villeneuve, BPharm, MSc, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacist - Adult Emergency Department, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, President of Regroupement des pharmaciens experts d'urgence du Québec (Group of Emergency Pharmacists of Quebec). Reviewed and provided input on all modules content.

Mark C. Yarema, MD, FRCPC

Medical Director, Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS); Section Chief Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Alberta Health Services. He maintains the CAOS (Canadian Acetaminophen Overdose Study) database and provided expertise on the acetaminophen module.