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Frank Walter

Frank G. Walter, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT is Professor of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine; Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the UA College of Pharmacy; Medical Toxicologist for the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center; Medical Director of the Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness for the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS); and Editor and co-founder of the Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Program, co-sponsored by the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center. Since 1999, the Advanced Hazmat Life Support (AHLS) Program, with a team of over 1,000 AHLS Instructors, has taught the medical management of patients exposed to hazardous materials to almost 16,000 interdisciplinary healthcare professionals from 62 countries. AHLS has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese, with ongoing discussions for translation into French, German, and Chinese. Dr. Walter serves as an international subject matter expert for public health incidents and exercises to test preparedness for chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents. He is an internationally recognized leader in toxicology who has taught on five continents. Dr. Walter greatly appreciates the privilege and opportunity to participate with his esteemed professional colleagues in the CBRNE Collaborative.

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