Timothy J. Meredith, MD, FAACT passed away on May 29, 2018. Dr. Meredith was very active within the field of toxicology and was a Fellow of the Academy. He worked for several years at IPCS and prior to that at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. AACT extends our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
Kristin M. Engebretsen, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT passed away on April 6, 2018 at age 47. Dr. Engebretsen was very active within the field of clinical toxicology, being both a Fellow of the Academy and former ABAT President. In lieu of flowers, Kristin’s family requests small donations to help fund the toxicology research that was so important to her. Donations can be made by clicking this link and by selecting, “Emergency Medicine Residency Program”, and, “In Memory of” from the appropriate menus, and writing Kristin Engebretsen in the space provided.
Dr. Engebretsen’s obituary
Frederick W. Oehme, DVM, PhD, FAACT passed away on April 9, 2018 at age 84. Dr. Oehme was a recipient of the AACT Career Achievement Award, a Fellow of the Academy and an AACT Past President. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Meadowlark Good Samaritan Fund or the Kansas State University Foundation for the Dr. Frederick W. Oehme Toxicology Scholarship by check payable to the KSU Foundation sent in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502 (please indicate Oehme Scholarship on the check).
Dr. Oehme’s obituary
The 2016 impact factor for Clinical Toxicology is 3.677 with a 5-year impact factor of 3.173! This is an increase from 2.886 and 2.771, respectively, in 2015. This is an all-time high for Clinical Toxicology!!