Leslie V. Boyer, MD

Medical Director, Arizona Poison Control Center
Medical Director, Toxicology Laboratory

St. Luke's Clinic,
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 245073
Tucson, AZ 85724-5073

(520) 694-5868
Email Address: 

Arizona Poison Control Center, Room 1154
Arizona Health Sciences Library

Phone: (520) 626-6229

Honors & Awards: 
  • Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Basic Sciences. 1999
Selected Publications: 

Kanavage AD, Boyer LV, McNally J, Osterhout JJ. Related Articles, Links
Resistance of antivenom proteins to foaming-induced denaturation.
Toxicon. 2006 Mar 15;47(4):445-52. Epub 2006 Feb 23. PMID: 16499940

Bey TA, Boyer LV, Walter FG, et al. Exotic snakebite: Envenomation by an African puff adder (Bitis arietans). J Emerg Med 15(6): 827-31, 1997.

Boyer L and Keogh J. Lead. IN: Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures, second edition. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins.

Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

Charles (Chip) Schmier (MSRP 2005): "The Natural Progress of Scorpion Envenomation in Pediatric Patients in the Absence of Antivenin Treatment."

NIH High School Student Research Program: 

-Daniel Dominguez, Sunnyside High School, 1995

-Amanda Urbina, Marana High School, 2008

-Juliana Choza, University High School, 2015

NIH K-12 Science Teacher Program: 

- Stephen Beall, Luz Academy College Preparatory, 2000

- Amanda Urbina, Marana High School, 2008

Last Updated: 
November 6, 2015