Nathan P. Charlton, MD

Nathan P. Charlton, MD

portrait of Dr. Nathan Charlton in his white coat

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-5185
Fax: (434) 971-8657

Recipient of the 2022 President’s Award, American Red Cross.
Recipient of the 2019 Dean’s Clinical Excellence Award.


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

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology

Recent Publications

  • Steins K, Goolsby C, Grönbäck AM, Charlton N, Anderson K, Dacuyan-Faucher N, Prytz E, Andersson Granberg T, Jonson CO. Recommendations for Placement of Bleeding Control Kits in Public Spaces – a Simulation Study. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2023 Oct 19:1-20. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2023.190. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37852924.
  • Pellegrino J L, Smith S E, Nolan A, et al. (September 24, 2023) Learner’s Stop the Bleed Outcomes Between Lay Instructor and Emergency Medical Services (EMS)-Trained Instructor Groups. Cureus 15(9): e45846. doi:10.7759/cureus.45846
  • H. Wyckoff, R. Greif, P. T. Morley et al., 2022 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations: Summary From the Basic Life Support; Advanced Life Support; [In Press]
  • Levy MJ, Krohmer J, Goralnick E, Charlton N, et al. A framework for the design and implementation of Stop the Bleed and public access trauma equipment programs. JACEP Open. 2022;3:e12833.
  • Ross JA, Seitz SR, Wernicki P, Fielding RR, Charlton N. First Aid for Pool Chemical Exposure: A Narrative Review. Cureus. 2021 Jul 30;13(7):e16755. doi: 10.7759/cureus.16755. PMID: 34513378; PMCID: PMC8405378.