Leslie V. Boyer, MD

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

Additional Contact Info: 

Arizona Poison Control Center, Room 1154
Arizona Health Sciences Library

Phone: (520) 626-6229

Honors and Awards: 
  • Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Basic Sciences. 1999
Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

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

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.

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
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