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Frank G. Walter, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT
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. He is co-founder and editor of the Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Program, co-presented by the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) and UA. Since 1999, AHLS has taught 20,000 interdisciplinary healthcare professionals from 78 countries around the world. AHLS is taught in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, and Italian. As Chair of Emergency Medicine's Promotion & Tenure Committee, he mentors all junior faculty members while shepherding them along their paths to promotion and tenure. 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.
Research and Academic Interests and Expertise
Hazardous materials toxicology and epidemiology
Envenomations and toxinology
Selected Recent Publications
Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology