The Pharmacology and Toxicology section provides medical supervision of the Kentucky Regional Poison Center. The center serves the entire commonwealth of Kentucky, handling over 65,000 calls per year.
In addition to clinical responsibilities, the section is involved in a variety of educational activities. Faculty members teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and conduct weekly case conferences in the Kentucky Regional Poison Center.
Members of our faculty and staff lecture to public and professional groups. They frequently appear in the media to discuss topics related to toxicology. Their work has been featured in peer-reviewed journals and reviews.