Past Interview

Dr. Tina Wismer, Animal Poison Control Center

Dr. Wismer, the Medical Director at the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center, discusses the how our pets get poisoned, and what actions to take immediately if your pet does get poisoned.

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Dr. Tina Wismer is the Medical Director at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC). Dr. Wismer is responsible for overseeing medical recommendations made by the veterinary staff. She is also highly involved in lecturing, making media appearances and writing. She coordinates the Animal Poison Control Center’s extern program. Dr. Wismer earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio’s University of Findlay in 1990 and received her DVM from Purdue University in 1994. Her first job was in a small animal practice in Michigan. She then went to work in an emergency practice in South Bend, IN, before joining the APCC in 1998. In July 2003, Dr. Wismer became a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology. Dr. Wismer has written several peer reviewed toxicology articles and book chapters. She is an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois, previously a visiting professor at St. Matthews University (Cayman), a consultant for VIN (Veterinary Information Network) and is a Master Gardener.

Dr. Tina Wismer, Animal Poison Control Center
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