Steven B. Bird, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair for Education, Dept of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residency Director
Dr. Bird is the Vice Chair for Education and the Residency Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine. 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 UMass EM Residency Program 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:
R21 "Novel Neuromuscular Protection to CounterACT Organophosphorus (OP) Poisoning" a two year NIH grant to invesitgate novel therapies to prevent NMJ dsfunction after OP poisoning.
U01 "Pharmacotherapy to CounterACT Parathion-induced NMJ Dysfunction" 4 year NIH cooperative agreement grant to generate novel model of OP-induced NMJ dysfunction and to investigate a novel pharmacotherapy to prevent NMJ dysfunction.
His interests include medical education, metacognition, toxicology and organophosphorus pesticides.
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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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