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Kevin Osterhoudt, MD, MSCE, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Medical Director, The Poison Control Center

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Osterhoudt is a Professor of Pediatrics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, is an attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine and the medical director of The Poison Control Center at CHOP, and is a faculty member in the Community Outreach and Education Core of the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology at Penn. He has co-authored over 100 journal articles and textbook chapters, and serves on the editorial boards of Pediatric Emergency Care and Clinical Toxicology.

Dr. Osterhoudt is recognized for teaching excellence and was awarded the David Cornfeld Bedside Teaching Award by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2005, the Scott Mackler Award for Excellence in Teaching by the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and the ACMT Award for Significant Contributions to the Educational Pursuits of Medical Toxicology by the American College of Medical Toxicology in 2009. He has served nationally on the Board of Directors of the American College of Medical Toxicology, as the American Board of Pediatrics' representative to the medical toxicology sub-board, and on the Executive Committee of the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics. International experiences have included participation in a 2002 delegation to establish a pediatric emergency medicine program in Kosovo, participation in the Global Health Program’s medical outreach to the Dominican Republic in 2007, and service to the Bach Mai Hospital Foundation in Hanoi in 2013.

Dr. Osterhoudt's academic interests include the clinical epidemiology and risk assessment of pediatric poisoning exposures, and infantile methemoglobinemia.

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