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Toxicology ECHO

The Upstate NY Poison Center serves 54 counties, north of Westchester county, in the State of New York. We provide around the clock expert advice to the public, governmental agencies and healthcare providers. Our goal with Project ECHO is to provide outreach to healthcare providers, clinics, hospitals and health departments discussing a variety of topics of toxicologic relevance. We are excited to launch this interactive program for learning and collaboration. 

Toxicology ECHO Staff

Dr. Michael HodgmanMichael Hodgman, MD

Dr. Michael Hodgman is a graduate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, NY and a Medical Toxicology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. His interests include management of acutely poisoned patients and the toxicity and safety of herbal and dietary supplements. He is currently medical director of the Upstate New York Poison Center. He is the assistant fellowship director for the Medical Toxicology Fellowship.

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

Jeanna Marraffa is a board-certified clinical toxicologist and currently serves as the Assistant Clinical Director of the Upstate New York Poison Center. She is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Upstate Medical University and is the Program Director for a Clinical Toxicology fellowship. She sees patients at the bedside as a clinical toxicologist.

She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT). She currently serves as Secretary for the AACT and is committee chair for the technology and communications committee. She is very active in academic endeavors having published numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, serving as a peer reviewer for journals in the field of clinical toxicology and clinical pharmacology.

Christine Stork, PharmD, DABATChristine M. Stork, Pharm.D., DABAT

Dr. Christine Stork is currently the Clinical Director of the Upstate New York Poison Center and Professor of the Department of Emergency Medicine and in the Sectional of Clinical Pharmacology of the Department of Medicine at Upstate Medical University. She completed her undergraduate pharmacy education at Union University, Albany College of Pharmacy and Doctoral education at St. John’s University. She completed a fellowship in Toxicology and Emergency Medicine at the New York City Poison Control Center/New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center.  Dr. Stork is active in clinical practice, medical and pharmacy education, has numerous research publications, is active on numerous scientific boards and is a peer reviewer for several emergency medicine, pharmacy and toxicology journals.