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Poison and Policy: 65 Years of the Utah Poison Control Center

  • Hinckley Institute of Politics 260 South Central Campus Drive, Suite 2018 Salt Lake City United States (map)

The Utah Poison Control Center was established in 1954 to prevent and minimize adverse health effects from poison exposure through education, service, and research. Since its inception, the UPCC has responded to more than 1,664,000 calls for assistance. Join us for a panel discussion as we discuss the impact the UPCC has had on Utah’s policies and public health. Panelists will also examine the current challenges and possible solutions surrounding Utah’s public health.

  • Barbara Crouch, PharmD, MSPH, Executive Director of the Utah Poison Control Center

  • Dr. Angela Dunn, State Epidemiologist

  • Representative Steve Eliason, Utah State Legislature

  • Dr. Michael Moss, Medical Director of Utah Poison Control Center

  • Dr. Anthony R. Temple, Former Director of the Utah Poison Control Center

  • Senator Evan Vickers, Utah State Legislature

  • Jennifer Napier Pearce, Editor of The Salt Lake Tribune (moderator)

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