Claire Epperson, DO
Claire Epperson, DO, earned her medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed residency in emergency medicine at Integris Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City. She’s currently an Assistant Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and a medical toxicology fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She works with the North Texas Poison Center and provides toxicology consultations at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Clements University Hospital, and Children's Medical Center of Dallas. She holds a national research position for the Toxicology Investigator's Consortium with the American College of Medical Toxicology, where she does multicenter toxico-surveillance and works closely with the FDA and CDC. Another of her current research interests include the use of bedside point of care ultrasound in the management and evaluation of North American pit viper envenomation. When she’s not working in the hospital, she enjoys alpinism and rock climbing in the mountains with her husband (while of course carefully avoiding any formidable snakes on the hiking trails).
Dr Epperson has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose