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2018 Annual Scientific Meeting: Featured Speakers and Satellite Session

August 1, 2017

Mark your calendar for the 2018 ASM, April 5—8, at the Georgetown Marriott in Washington DC. Registration opens September 1. Read more about our featured speakers and the Satellite Session: Toxic Threats, Chemical Security & Counterfeit Medications.

We will highlight the following featured speakers in various months of the ACMT Connection: Marilyn Heustes, Arthur Kellerman, Steven Salzberg, David Strauss, and Luanne Thorndyke.

Marilyn Huestes, PhD, recently retired Chief of Chemistry and Drug Metabolism at NIDA’s Intramural Research Program (IRP) will present ‘THC and Driving Impairment’ on Friday, April 6. Dr. Huestes is a renowned international speaker and her work has yielded more than 400 manuscripts, most recently with a focus on the effects of marijuana use on driving impairment.

More on Dr. Huestes

Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH, Dean of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, will present ‘The Physician Advocate’ on Sunday, April 8. Dr. Kellermann’s writings include more than 200 publications on various aspects of emergency cardiac care, health services research, injury prevention and the role of emergency departments in providing health care to the poor.

More on Dr. Kellermann

Abstract Submission

Abstracts for 2018 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting will be accepted September 1—November 15, 2017. This year’s abstract submission guidelines will be posted to the ACMT webpage soon!

Link to 2018 ASM webpage

Satellite Session: Toxic Threats, Chemical Security & Counterfeit Medications

The Satellite Session on Thursday, April 5 will provide an important opportunity to interact with a number of DC area organizations of great interest to medical toxicologists. Representatives from Homeland Security, DEA, FDA, and pharmaceutical manufacturers will discuss several aspects of chemical and pharmaceutical security as well as presentations by ACMT members and others in the area of chemical terrorism preparedness and community response.

2019 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting

Save the date for the 2019 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, which will be on April 12—14, 2019, at the on Union Square in San Francisco, CA.