Disaster Planning; Education; Emergency Medicine; Toxicology; Global Health; Disaster Medicine
Anthony J. Tomassoni is the medical director of the Yale Office of Emergency Preparedness. He practices and teaches Emergency Medicine and Toxicology at Yale University. Through the Yale New Haven Health System he serves as Medical Director of the Yale Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP). Dr. Tomassoni’s early projects with YNH-CEPDR included the drafting of diagnostic and treatment guidelines for chemical and radiological emergencies. He is interested in the practice of clinical toxicology and promotes the recognition of the specialty and its practitioners through frequent lectures. His publications include contributions to chapters in toxicology texts and electronic references.
He has been an item writer for the certification exam for Specialists in Poison Information since 2000, and is the outgoing Chair of the AAPCC Medical Director’s Committee. He was the recipient of the 2008 Faculty Teaching award from the graduating emergency medicine residents. Dr. Tomassoni is also an adjunct Senior Scientist for the Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology at the University of Southern Maine.
Specialized Terms: EMS; Emergency preparedness and disaster medicine; Global health; Medical toxicology and chemical emergencies; Emergency medicine and injury prevention; Education
- The global burden of road injury: its relevance to the emergency physician. Chekijian S, Paul M, Kohl VP, Walker DM, Tomassoni AJ, Cone DC, Vaca FE. Emerg Med Int. 2014;2014:139219. doi: 10.1155/2014/139219. Epub 2014 Jan 21. Review.
- Resource allocation: an approach for enhancing hospital resiliency. Smith D, Paturas JL, Tomassoni A, Albanese J. J Bus Contin Emer Plan. 2011 Jun;5(2):140-9.