Maryland Poison Center

Executive Director Bruce Anderson Retires from Maryland Poison Center

August 8, 2023

Anderson led the MPC since 1993.

Former School of Pharmacy Dean William J. Kinnard Jr. Passes Away

June 26, 2023

Leading pharmacologist served as dean from 1968 to 1989.

Raising Awareness During National Poison Prevention Week

March 2, 2023

NPPW will be March 19-25.

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates 50 Years of Service

November 9, 2022

From gasoline ingestions, to anthrax, to laundry packets, help has been a call away for five decades.

UMSOP Community Gives More Than $95,000 In First-Ever Giving Month

May 12, 2022

The School received donations from more than 320 faculty, staff, students, alumni, residents, and friends.

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

March 10, 2022

Observed March 20-26, National Poison Prevention Week helps raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and promotes steps that everyone can take to prevent them.

The Maryland Poison Center Celebrates 50 Years of Expert Care

January 18, 2022

State-wide service located at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022.

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week 2021

February 28, 2021

Observed March 21-27, National Poison Prevention Week helps raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and promotes steps that everyone can take to prevent them.

Gamez Shows High Fiber In Carpeting Crisis

August 8, 2017

LAN administrator at the Maryland Poison Center was recognized for configuring temporary work stations and adapting the call center’s computer hardware so the MPC could stay open while new carpeting was being installed.

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week 2017

March 15, 2017

Observed March 19-25, National Poison Prevention Week helps raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and promotes steps that families can take to prevent them.

MPC Staff Celebrate 20 Years as Certified Specialists in Poison Information

March 23, 2015

Designation, acquired following a stringent testing process, recognizes depth and breadth of knowledge concerning poisoning situations.

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week

March 13, 2015

Maryland Poison Center will join poison centers across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 15-21.