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Board Members of the Medical Toxicology Fellows-in-Training Association2013/2014 

President
Beau Braden, DO
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver Health 

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Beau Braden is a Toxicology Fellow with the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center and Attending Physician in Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Braden earned his medical degree from Midwestern University, a Master of Public Health in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from the University of Southern California as well as a Master of Science in Regulatory Science from the University of Southern California. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and worked to develop EMS services in western Africa. Prior to pursuing a medical career he worked as a consultant in translational research, helping bring mew medical products to the international marketplace.

  

Vice President
Katherine Katzung, MD
Regions Hospital/Hennepin Regional Poison Center

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Katherine Katzung is a fellow in clinical toxicology at HealthPartners Institute for Graduate Medical Education, located in St. Paul, MN.  She is board certified in emergency medicine and works at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.  Her professional interests include forensic emergency medicine, forensic toxicology, and graduate medical education.  Her hobbies include fly fishing, travel, the history of medicine, and spending time with her two daughters.

 

Treasurer
Nick Connors, MD
New York City Poison Control Center

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Nick Connors is a fellow in medical toxicology at the New York City Poison Control Center and works with the Division of Medical Toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is interested in drugs of abuse and medication safety. He spends time at home with his wife caring for their three young children.  

 

Secretary
JoAn Laes, MD
Regions Hospital/Hennepin Regional Poison Center

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JoAn Laes is a fellow in clinical toxicology at HealthPartners Institute for Graduate Medical Education, located in St. Paul, MN.  She is a board-certified internal medicine physician and works as a hospitalist at Mercy Hospital, located in Coon Rapids, MN.  Her professional interests include addiction medicine.  Her hobbies include reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

Projects Manager
Maude St. Onge, MD
University of Toronto - Ontario Poison Centre

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Maude St-Onge is fellow in clinical pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Toronto (Ontario & Manitoba Poison Centre). She is board certified emergency physician and works as an intensivist clinician associate for the department of critical care medicine at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. She is also completing a PhD in medical sciences. Her thesis concerns the development of an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the treatment of calcium channel blocker poisoning."