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Nicole Reid, BA, BSN/RN, EdM, CSPI, DABAT

Nicole Reid is the Managing Director of the National Capital Poison Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and accredited poison control center in Washington, DC. Nicole is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Specialist in Poison Information, and a Board Certified Clinical Toxicologist with more than 20 years of experience working in Poison Control. An experienced researcher, Nicole has published several articles in peer reviewed medical journals such as Pediatrics and the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. Nicole holds a Master's degree in Education and has developed numerous toxicology training programs for health care professionals around the Washington, DC metro region on topics as diverse as disaster preparedness, substances of abuse, and pediatric toxicologic hazards. Nicole currently lives in the DC metro region with her husband and two sweet rescue dogs.

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