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Farshad "Mazda" Shirazi, MD, PhD, FACEP, FACMT
Med. Director, Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center
3950 S. Country Club Rd.
Farshad "Mazda" Shirazi, MD, PhD, professor, is a clinical toxicologist and serves as the medical director of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and director of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship.
MS: 1989, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
MD, PhD: 1997, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2000, The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
2006, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Selected Recent Publications
Wilson BZ, Bahadir A, Andrews M, et al. "Initial Experience with F(ab')2 Antivenom Compared with Fab Antivenom for Rattlesnake Envenomations Reported to a single poison center during 2019." Toxicon. 2022;209:10-17.
Rinner GR, Watkins SA, Shirazi FMazda, et al. "Fatal abrin poisoning by injection." Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2020:1-3.
Khobrani MA, Dudley SW, Huckleberry YC, et al. "Intentional use of carbapenem antibiotics for valproic acid toxicity: A case report." J Clin Pharm Ther. 2018;43(5):723-725.
French R, Brooks D, Ruha A-M, et al. "Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum) envenomation: Descriptive analysis of calls to United States Poison Centers with focus on Arizona cases." Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015;53(1):60-70.
Walter FG, Stolz U, French RNE, Chase PB, McNally J, Shirazi F. "Epidemiology of the reported severity of cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) snakebite." South. Med. J.. 2014;107(3):150-6.
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