National Poison Prevention Week Featured
Deborah Ann Mulligan, MD FAAP FACEP
Each year, approximately 2.4 million people – more than half under age 6 – swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance. Listen to the The American Academy of Pediatrics as we give important tips to prevent and to treat exposures to poison.
Dr. Deborah Mulligan received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of San Francisco and Medical Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles. Director of the Institute for Child Health Policy and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University she reports directly to the Chancellor. The Institute is a resource for communities, policy makers, public and private agencies, professional organizations, foundations, and academic institutions.
A leading healthcare advocate, she is a member of the National Association of Medical Communicators and an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson. Dr. Mulligan is a FREDDIE TV Award winner featured on a broad media spectrum of radio, television, magazines, online and print newspapers, such as The Today Show, Discovery Health Channel, Univision & Telefutura Networks, Metro Networks, CNN en Espanol, Todobebe, Hispanic News Wire, Parent Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
Melanie Cole, M.S.
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