Earl G. Siegel, PharmD

Managing Director, Drug and Poison Information Center

Academic Affiliation

Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy Practice; Professor Emeritus, Emergency Medicine

Phone 513-636-5053

Fax 513-636-5070

Email earl.siegel@cchmc.org

Toxicology; poison control; substance abuse and its prevention; inhalant abuse; injury prevention; disaster preparedness
In addition to having over 30 years experience in teaching and lecturing on multiple topics in pharmacology, toxicology and substance abuse, Dr. Siegel has experience both as an industry safety and legal consultant, and director of Pharmacy for Central Community Health Board. He has done research in addictionology, headache treatment, dermatology, alcohol detoxification and biopharmaceutics. He has published in the medical literature, written editorials, given hundreds of local/ state/ national presentations, co-authored a trainer of trainers manual, consulted on several videos, participated in several planning summits, and co-founded Parents for Education on Inhalant Abuse.

PharmD: University of Cincinnati, College of Pharmacy, 1985.

BS: Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, 1972

Clinical Clerkships: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Headache Center, Pediatric and Adult Toxicology, Occupational and Environmental Toxicology.

Certification: Registered Pharmacist, Ohio, 1972-present; Certified Specialist in Poison Information, American Association of Poison Control Centers, 1985-present; Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist 1996-present.

View PubMed Publications

Goetz R, Siegel E, Scaglione J. Suspected Moonflower Intoxication – Ohio 2002. Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report. 2003 Aug;52(33):788.

Hickman MA, Nelson ED, Siegel E, Bernstein J. Are High Dose Toxic Exposures Always Associated With Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS). Archives of Environmental Health. 2001;56(5):439-443.

Roberts JR, Bain M, Klachko MN, Siegel EG, Wason S. Successful Heart Transplantation From a Victim of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 25(5):652-655.

Boudreau DR, Spadafora MP, Wolf LR, Siegel E. Carbon Monoxide Levels During Indoor Sporting Events - Cincinnati, 1992-1993. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 1994;43:21-23.

Siegel E, Wason S. Sudden Sniffing Death Caused by Inhalation of Butane and Propane,  A New Teenage Epidemic. New England Journal of Medicine. 1990;323(23):1638.

Katona B, Siegel EG, Roberts JR, Fant WK, Hassen M. The effect of "superactive" charcoal and magnesium citrate solution on blood ethanol concentrations and area under the curve in humansJ Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 1989;27(1-2):129-137.

Savitt D, Roberts J, Siegel E. Anisocoria from Jimson Weed. Journal of American Medical Association. 1986;255(11):1446.

Siegel EG, Bonfiglio JF, Ritschel WA, Fant W. Investigation of Clonidine and Lofexidine for the Treatment of Barbiturate Withdrawal in Mice. Veterinary and Human Toxicology. 1985 Dec;27(6):503-505.

Siegel EG, Wason S. l. Camphor Toxicity, 2. Mothball Toxicity, 3. Boric acid Toxicity. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 1986 Apr;33(2):363-367, 369-374, 375-379.

Ritschel WA, Siegel EG, Ring PE. Biopharmaceutical factors influencing LD50 - Part I: Viscosity. Arzneimittelforschung. 1974;24(6):907-910.

Training Opportunities and Lessons for Emergencies and All-Hazard Disaster (TO LEAD). Principal Investigator. Funding by HRSA through the Greater Cincinnati Hospital Association. July 2001–present.