Frank G. Walter, MD

Frank G. Walter, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT

Professor with Tenure


1501 N. Campbell Ave.
PO Box 245057 Tucson AZ 85724
(520) 626-6312

Frank G. Walter, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT is a tenured professor of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, professor of Pharmacy Practice & Science at The UA College of Pharmacy, and a medical toxicologist with the Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center in Tucson, Arizona. As an internationally recognized leader in toxicology and emergency preparedness, he has had the privilege to teach on five continents. Dr. Walter is privileged to serve as the Medical Consultant for the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and has done so since 2004.


MD: 1984, Washington University
1985, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota
1987, Emergency Medicine Residency, Fresno-Central San Joaquin Valley Medical Education Program, University of California San Francisco

Research and Academic Interests and Expertise

Hazardous materials toxicology and epidemiology
Envenomations and toxinology
Medical toxicology

Selected Recent Publications

Hurst NB, Grossart EA, Knapp S, et al. "Do mnemonics help healthcare professionals learn and recall cholinergic toxidromes?" Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2022:1-3.
Rinner GR, Watkins SA, Shirazi FMazda, et al. "Fatal abrin poisoning by injection." Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2020:1-3.
Smith G, Beger S, Vadeboncoeur T, et al. "Trends in overdose-related out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Arizona." Resuscitation. 2019;134:122-126.


Clinical Specialties: 

Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology

Board Certification: 
Emergency Medicine, 1989 - 2029
Medical Toxicology, 1990 - 2028
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