• Co-diretor, Office of Medical Toxicology, UAB

    Medical Director, Alabama Poison Information Center, Children's of Alabama
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022 Snake Envenomation.New England Journal of Medicine.  386:1099-1100. 2022
    2022 Snake Envenomation. Reply.New England Journal of Medicine.  386:1100. 2022
    2022 Snake envenomationNew England Journal of Medicine.  386:1099. 2022
    2022 Clinical Characteristics of Kratom Exposures Reported to the Georgia and Alabama Poison Control Centers from 2016–2020: A Retrospective ReviewJournal of drug and alcohol research.  11. 2022
    2021 Characteristics of tianeptine effects reported to a poison control center: a growing threat to public healthClinical Toxicology.  59:152-157. 2021
    2021 Tianeptine: a new frontier in surveillance and understanding through social mediaAmerican Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.  47:411-413. 2021
    2021 Utilization of thromboelastograms in management of Crotalus adamanteus envenomationClinical Toxicology.  59:256-259. 2021
    2017 Novel Psychoactive Substances and Trends of AbuseCritical Care Nursing Quarterly.  40:374-382. 2017
    2015 Negative Predictive Value of Excluding an Embedded Snake Foreign Body by UltrasonographyWilderness and Environmental Medicine.  26:227-231. 2015
    2014 Dexmedetomidine in the Treatment of Serotonin SyndromeAnnals of Pharmacotherapy.  48:1651-1654. 2014
    2014 Evaluation of the initiation of urine drug screens intended for use in transfer patientsAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine.  32:1037-1040. 2014
    2012 Articles You Might Have MissedJournal of Medical Toxicology.  8:449-451. 2012


    Year Title Altmetric
    2014 Procainamide.  1070-1072. 2014

    Investigator On

    Education And Training

  • University of Virginia Health System, Residency
  • University of Virginia Health System, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University 2009
  • Full Name

  • William Rushton