Toxicology in EMS

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    Stephen P. Wood is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with over twenty years of pre-hospital and emergency medicine experience. He currently works for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Winchester Hospital as well as Northeastern University where he serves as an associate professor for the School of Nursing. He is the Assistant Director of the Harvard Medical School Disaster Medicine Fellowship Program. 

    Stephen started his career as a paramedic having worked in the metropolitan Boston area for eight years. He then spent nine years as a critical care flight paramedic with Boston MedFlight, where he also developed the Disaster Response program and served as the Disaster Response Coordinator. Stephen Wood spent one year with the New Hampshire State Police as a criminalist in the forensic division before returning to clinical medicine. He now works as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Winchester Hospital where he also serves as the EMS coordinator.                                                                                                                                                           Please click the flyer to enlarge it           
    Academically Stephen holds an Associate of Science in paramedical services from NHTI in Concord, NH, a Bachelor of Science in biology from Rivier College in Nashua, NH as well as a Master of Science in toxicology from Northeastern University. He holds a Master of Science in Nursing as an acute care nurse practitioner, graduating with high honors and was a James T. Melvin and H. Francis Burrows Scholar. He is also a member of the Sigma Theta Tau honor society of nursing. Stephen holds an academic appointment at the MGH Institute of Health professions and is currently pursuing a PhD in urban health at Northeastern University.

    Stephen also has many publications in the field of emergency medicine and is the Content Editor in toxicology for Critical Care Nurse. His current research interests include vaccine distribution in crisis and disaster as well as falls in community dwelling elders.