Updates about AAPCC activities
Schauben Presents at International Symposium
AAPCC President-elect Jay Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT, recently presented at the International Symposium on National Poison Centers in Pacific Region held in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Schauben's presentation, "Current Status of Poison Centers in the United States," provided an overview of America's poison center system. Information included data concerning the types of calls managed by poison centers, how poison centers function, the National Poison Data System, the role of poison centers in America's public health system, and the medical cost savings provided by poison centers.
Dr. Schauben is director of the Florida/USVI Poison Information Center -- Jacksonville.
Left to right: Jay Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT, Director, Florida/USVI Poison Information Center – Jacksonville, President-Elect, American Association of Poison Control Centers; Yoko Endo, Director, Japan Poison Information Center, Osaka Office; Jae Wook Choi, MPH, PhD, Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, Institute for Occupational & Environmental Health, Korea University; Chengye Sun, MD, PhD, Professor/Deputy Director Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Health and Poison Control