Consultant Physician and Professor of Clinical Toxicology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Paul Dargan is a Consultant Physician and Professor of Clinical Toxicology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. He runs a specialist unit managing poisoned patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. He has an active research programme with research collaborators in the UK, Europe, North America, Africa, Australasia and Asia across a range of projects related to recreational drug toxicity, new psychoactive substances, self-poisoning and heavy metal toxicity. He has published over 370 peer-reviewed papers and numerous books and book chapters. He is an expert advisor to a number of UK and International bodies including EMCDDA, UNODC, the FDA and WHO, and is a Commissioner to the UK Commission on Human Medicines. He is President Elect of the European Association of Poisons Control Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT).