October 15, 2016 Speakers
Tucson Sisters in Crime October 15 Program
Fantastic Meeting planned for October – be sure to RSVP by October 13 at tucsonsistersincrime.org.
10: 00 to 2:00 Viscount Hotel 4855 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
Morning Speaker: Poison Control Dr Shirazi.
An associate professor of emergency medicine, toxicology, pharmacology, and pharmacy practice in the UA colleges of medicine and pharmacy and co-director of the Center for Toxicology, Pharmacology, Education and Research. Dr. Shirazi is the medical director of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the College of Pharmacy. He also is currently the chief of staff at the South Campus hospital.
Dr. Shirazi earned an MD at the University of Arizona and also a PhD in pharmacology and toxicology. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern (Parkland) and his subspecialty training in medical toxicology at the University of Arizona. He also has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering with an emphasis in biomedical engeineering instrumentation and biocompatible materials.
An attending physician in emergency medicine and medical toxicology, Dr. Shirazi lists special interests in envenomations, drug-drug interactions and the public health implications of toxicology. He was recently a principal investigator in a Phase 3 pit viper antivenom and a co-investigator for scorpion antivenom study.
At the UA College of Medicine in Tucson, he is in charge of the medical students and residents for toxicology rotation, the director for the medical toxicology fellowship program and the medical director for the toxicology clinic. He has lectured and presented internationally throughout the Middle East and Asia. An instructor for Advanced Hazardous Material Life Support, he has taught and participated in many disaster and preparedness training exercises throughout the United States and serves on the scientific advisory committee for AHLS.
Afternoon Speaker Robin Peel: Clues to Author Success: Establish Your Expertise & Sell More Books” Successful authors excel not only at creating a compelling plot or convincing characters, they also master another kind of writing that I call “Practical Prose.” This is the writing that first introduces you or your book to prospective book reviewers, readers and buyers. This presentation will cover tips for writing your author bio and a compelling book synopsis, plus tips for an effective book launch news release, event calendar notices – and more.
Brief bio: Clients have called Robin Peel their “Marketing Mother” for her unconditional support coupled with practical advice for achieving professional and writing success. A seasoned marketing consultant, she tailors time-tested planning, promotion and public relations activities to the unique needs of each client. She has been helping authors, small businesses, and professional practice owners reach their target audiences, expand their community presence, build their customer base, and increase revenues with the right mix of marketing and public relations activities since founding Robin Peel Marketing & Public Relations in 2002.
Robin Peel Marketing & Public Relations Web: www.robinpeelmarketingpr.com