13541-Rusyniak, Daniel

Daniel E. Rusyniak, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Methodist, B402
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Daniel Rusyniak is the Chief Medical Officer of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA). Among the work he is involved with, include programs aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women with opioid us disorder, justice-involved individuals, and older adults requiring nursing home level of care. He is also a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the IU School of Medicine. Prior to his role at FSSA, Dr. Rusyniak was the Medical Director of the Indiana Poison Control Center and the IU Division Chief for Medical Toxicology. He has had sustained research career with multiple NIH grants. His work has focused on the prevention of complications related to drug overdose and misuse.  He has authored over 70 articles, 13 textbook chapters, and edited 4 books.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor of Neurology
  • Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Division Chief, Toxicology
  • Medical Director, Indiana Poison Center
  • Education
    2001 FEL Fellowship, Medical Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine
    1999 RES Residency, Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
    1996 MD Bowman Gray School of Medicine
    1990 BS Villanova University
  • Research

    Acute complications of drug overdose

  • Professional Organizations
    American College of Emergency Physicians
    American College of Medical Toxicology
    American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology
    American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical Interests

    Preventative Toxicology

  • Awards
    Desc: Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award-Clinical
    Scope: School
    Date: 2017-09-01
    Org: IU School of Medicine alumni association
    Desc: Early career award
    Scope: School
    Date: 2014-05-01
    Org: American College of Medical Toxicology
    Desc: Outstanding contribution in research
    Scope: National
    Org: Society for academic emergency medicine
    Desc: Neuroscience research fellowship
    Scope: National

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