Cathleen Clancy Cathleen Clancy
Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Office Phone: 202-362-3867
Email: Email
Department: Emergency Medicine


  • BS, Yale University, 1982
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University, 1986


Residency Training:
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital
Internship in Internal Medicine Yale New Haven Hospital
Toxicology Fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center / National Capital Poison Center

Special Interests:
Medical Toxicology
Medical Toxicology Fellow Education

Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology

Professional Societies:
Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians
Fellow American College of Medical Toxicology
American Association of Poison Control Centers
Mycological Association of Washington DC
Toxicological History Society: Mithridata

Interest Section(s)

  • Injury Prevention and Toxicology


Clancy C, AAPCC/AACT Web Based Toxicology Continuing Education Series: Biologic Warfare Agents Part 1 and 2, 2004-2005 Academic Year Programs.

Clancy C. Electrocardiographic Principles and Techniques to Evaluate the Poisoned or Overdosed Patient in Goldfrank=s Toxicologic Emergencies. Sixth edition 1998 and Seventh edition, 2002, and eight edition, 2006, Appleton & Lange,.

Clancy C, Klein-Schwartz W. Plants: CNS Toxins in Clinical Toxicology: Ford, DeLaney, Rose (eds), first edition, WB Saunders., September 2000.

Clancy C, Litovitz T. Poisoning in Textbook of Critical Care, 3/e. Ayers, Grenvik, Holbrook, Shoemaker, eds. Saunders: Chapter 130, 1186-1211, 1995. Clancy C. Sports Drugs of Abuse in Emergency Toxicology, 2/e. Peter Viccellio ed, ; Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, 1998.

Love JN, Litovitz T, Howell JM, Clancy C: Characterization of Fatal Beta Blocker Ingestion: A Review of the American Association of Poison Control Centers Data from 1985 to 1995. Journal of Toxicology-Clinical Toxicology, 1997;35(4):353-359.

Litovitz T, Clancy C, Korberly B, Temple AR, Mann K. Surveillance of Loperamide Ingestions: An Analysis of 216 Poison Center Reports. Journal of Toxicology-Clinical Toxicology, 1997;35(1):11-19.

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

  • None