Nathan P. Charlton, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Program Director, Division of Toxicology
Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Wilderness Medicine Education Program
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program
Associate Medical Director, Blue Ridge Poison Center

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-5185
Fax: (434) 971-8657
E-mail: npc8a@virginia.edu

Education

  • BS, Biology, Jacksonville University (2000)
  • MD, University of South Florida College of Medicine (2004)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland Medical Center (2007)
  • Fellowship, Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia/Blue Ridge Poison Center (2009)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology

Most Recent Publications

  • Charlton NP and Kirk MA. Smoke Inhalation. Nelson LS,  Howland MA, Lewin NA, Smith SW, Goldfrank LR, and Hoffman RS (eds). Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies. 11th Ed. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2019.
  • Goolsby C, Rojas L, Moore K, Kretz E, Singletary E, Klimczak V, Charlton N. Layperson Ability and Willingness to Use Hemostatic Dressings: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2019 Mar 15:1-7. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2019.1593566. Freiermuth CE, Lavonas EJ, Anderson VE, Kleinschmidt KC, Sharma K, Rapp-Olsson M, Gerardo C, Copperhead Recovery Workgroup. Antivenom Treatment Is Associated with Fewer Patients using Opioids after Copperhead Envenomation. Antivenom Treatment Is Associated with Fewer Patients using Opioids after Copperhead Envenomation. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health. 2019;20(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2019.3.42693 Retrieved from https://escholarship.org/uc/item/6ht5m9tr
  • Gerardo CJ, Vissoci JRN, de Oliveira LP, Anderson VE, Quackenbush E, Lewis B, Rose SR, Greene S, Toschlog EA, Charlton NP, Mullins ME, Schwartz R, Denning D, Sharma K, Kleinschmidt K, Bush SP, Brandehoss NP, Lavonas EJ. The validity, reliability and minimal clinically important difference of the patient specific functional scale in snake envenomation. PLoS ONE. 2019;14(3):e0213077.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213077
  • Charlton NP, Solberg R, Singletary N, Goolsby C, Rizer J, Woods, W. The use of a “CPR posture” for hemorrhage control. International Journal of First Aid Education. 2019:2(1) Article 6.  Available at: https://digitalcommons.kent.edu/ijfae/vol2/iss1/6
  • Charlton NP, Solberg R, Rizer J, Singletary N, Woods WA. Pressure Methods for Primary Hemorrhage Control: A Randomized Crossover Trial. International Journal of First Aid Education: 2019:2(1). Article 4. DOI: 10.21038/ijfa.2018.0011 Available at: https://digitalcommons.kent.edu/ijfae/vol2/iss1/4
  • Goolsby C, Strauss-Riggs K, Rozenfeld M, Charlton N, Goralnick E, Peleg K, Levy MJ, Davis T, Hurst N. Equipping Public Spaces to Facilitate Rapid Point-of-Injury Hemorrhage Control After Mass Casualty. Am J Public Health. 2019 Feb;109(2):236-241. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304773. Epub 2018 Dec 20.
  • Mullins ME, Gerardo CJ, Bush SP, Rose SR, Greene S, Quackenbush EB, Lewis B, Anderson VE, Kleinschmidt KC, Schwarz RB, Charlton NP, Toschlog EA, Sharma K, Denning DA, Lavonas EJ. Adverse Events in the Efficacy of Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab Antivenom vs Placebo in Recovery from Copperhead Snakebite Trial Southern Medical Journal. 2018;111(12):716-720  DOI: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000902
  • Charlton NP, Solberg R, Rizer J, Singletary N, Woods WA. Pressure Methods for Primary Hemorrhage Control: A Randomized Crossover Trial. International Journal of First Aid Education. 2018;2(1):e19-27.
  • Anderson VE, Gerardo CJ, Rapp-Olsson M, Bush SP, Mullins ME, Greene S, Toschlog EA, Quackenbush E, Rose SR, Schwartz RB, Charlton NP, Lewis B, Kleinschmidt KC, Sharma K, Lavonas EJ1. Early administration of Fab antivenom resulted in faster limb recovery in copperhead snake envenomation patients. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2018 Sep 3:1-6. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2018.1491982.

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