Dr. Tucker received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI, in 2004 and her Master of Science degree in Toxicology from the University of Washington in 1995. She began her residency training in Emergency Medicine in 2004 at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA, and completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine in 2007 as Chief Resident at the combined training program at the University of Washington / Madigan Army Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
Dr. Tucker is a certified diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. She holds active medical licenses in Washington and Oregon.
Dr. Tucker was an attending physician and faculty member in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA, and in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA, where she served as the Acting Elective Director of Toxicology. In May 2014, Dr. Tucker also assumed a volunteer faculty appointment as clinical instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine with the Division of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Tucker currently practices as an emergency physician within the Pacific Northwest and was named Community Teaching Instructor of the Year in June 2014 by the Swedish Family Medicine Residency Program at Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.
From 1995-2000, Dr. Tucker provided toxicology consulting, project management and support services for environmental risk assessment and cases involving alcohol, pharmaceutical, and industrial chemical exposure. More recently, she has clinical and/or consulting experience relating to alcohols (ethanol/methanol), analgesics, opiates, recreational drugs, antipsychotics, anticholinergics (i.e., diphenhydramine), and carbon monoxide exposures.
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