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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, associate 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
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.
Svirsky I, Stoneking LR, Grall K, Berkman M, Stolz U, Shirazi F. "Resident-initiated advanced triage effect on emergency department patient flow." J Emerg Med. 2013;45(5):746-51.
Walter FG, Stolz U, Shirazi F, McNally J. "Temporal analyses of coral snakebite severity published in the American Association of Poison Control Centers' Annual Reports from 1983 through 2007." Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010;48(1):72-8.
Walter FG, Stolz U, Shirazi F, McNally J. "Epidemiology of severe and fatal rattlesnake bites published in the American Association of Poison Control Centers' Annual Reports." Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2009;47(7):663-9.
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