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Michael Greenberg, MD, FACEP, MPH

Program Director, Medical Toxicology; Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology; Professor of Emergency Medicine

  • Practice:Drexel Emergency Medicine
  • Specialty:Emergency Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Toxicology
  • Education: MD, Temple University School of Medicine (1976); MPH, Medical College of Wisconsin (1996); BA, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (1972)
Patient Care

Dr. Michael Greenberg's primary clinical practice involves medical, occupational and environmental toxicology. He has served as a clinical consultant for the Philadelphia Poison Control Center since 1994. He served as a medical officer with the United States Marine Corps Reserve while in the United States Naval Reserve from 1985 to 1995, and served on active duty during Operation Desert Storm.

Clinical/Research Certifications

  • Certified Medical Review Officer

Awards and Honors

  • Williams S. Knudsen Award from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). This is the highest honor bestowed by ACOEM. (2006)
  • Named as one of the American College of Emergency Medicine’s  “Heroes of Emergency Medicine" (2008)

Memberships

  • President, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
  • Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology
  • Board of trustees, the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
  • Charter member, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Co-Chair of the Medical Review Board of the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (2006 through 2008)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials Standards, Joint Task for Law Enforcement Personal Protective Equipment
  • Occupational Toxicology Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Military Service

  • US Naval Reserve, Commander, Medical Corps
Research

Dr. Greenberg has served as principle investigator for several research projects funded by the U.S. Army dealing with hospital preparedness against weapons that might be used by terrorists.

Publications

Recent Presentations

"Urine uranium concentrations and renal function in residents of the United States"
Okaneku J, Vearrier D, and Greenberg MI
2013 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Atlanta, Ga. (October 2013)

"Carbon monoxide poisoning among recreational boaters"
Vearrier D, McKeever R, LaSala G, and Greenberg MI
2013 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Atlanta, Ga. (October 2013)

Recent Abstracts

"Urine uranium concentrations and renal function in residents of the United States"
Okaneku J, Vearrier D, and Greenberg MI
Clinical Toxicology, 51(7):583-584 (2013)

"Identification of the most common controlled substances in blood of drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes during 2011"
Jacobs D, Vearrier D, and Greenberg MI
Clinical Toxicology, 51(7):626 (2013)

"Carbon monoxide poisoning among recreational boaters"
Vearrier D, McKeever R, LaSala G, and Greenberg MI
Clinical Toxicology, 51(7):646 (2013)

Teaching

Dr. Greenberg is a tenured professor of emergency medicine and a professor of public health at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and a clinical professor of emergency medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. He is the program director for the Medical Toxicology Fellowship Training Program at DUCOM, where he also serves as the chief of the Division of Medical Toxicology.

He has served as an instructor in the Department of Defense Domestic Preparedness Program and as a consultant regarding chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction to the U.S. State Department`s Bureau of Diplomatic Security and the U.S. Navy`s Office of Homeland Defense.

Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Toxicology
Services and Clinical Interests
  • Emergency medical procedures
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Forensic toxicology
  • Medical toxicology
  • Occupational medicine
Internship
  • Emergency Medicine - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1977)
Residency
  • Emergency Medicine - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1979)
Fellowship
  • Medical Toxicology - Medical College of Pennsylvania (1994)
Second Languages
  • French

Primary Practice

Drexel Emergency Medicine
245 N. 15th Street
MS 1011
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-762-2368
Fax: 215-762-1307

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