Steven B. Bird, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency Director
Dr. Bird became the program director on July 1, 2011. He is a graduate of the Fellowship in Toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is a 2002 graduate of the Residency Program there and served as Chief Resident 2001-2002. Dr. Bird additionally served in the United States Navy Medical Corps as a Flight Surgeon and researcher in Neurosurgery. He served as a General Surgery intern during 1995-96 at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is a 1995 AOA graduate of the Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL and graduated Cum Laude from Yale University in 1991.
Dr. Bird is the recipient of a 4-year NIH K08 award investigating
the hyperacute CNS effects of organophosphorus pesticides via functional
He has also received a second NIH for 2 years to study the
efficacy and kinetics of a novel enzymatic antidote for
His research interests include Central and NMJ effects of organophosphorus pesticides and novel antidotes for organophosphorus poisoning.
How to contact:
Steven B. Bird M.D.
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave. N
Worcester, MA 01655
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