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Timur Durrani, MD, MPH, MBA

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of ArizonaMD2004Medicine
    University of ArizonaMPH2004College of Public Health
    University of California IrvineMBA2008School of Business
    University of California Los AngelesResidency2007Family Medicine
    California Department of Public HealthResidency2008Preventive Medicine and Public Health
    University of California San FranciscoResidency2012Occupational and Envronmental Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoFellowship2012Medical Toxicology
    United States Army War CollegeMSS2018Strategic Studies

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    Dr. Timur S. Durrani is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where he holds appointments in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Durrani earned his Medical Degree from the University of Arizona, where he also earned his Master of Public Health. He holds board certifications in Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Medical Toxicology, and is a graduate of the UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency. Dr. Durrani has been consulting with the UCSF Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units since he was a fellow. He is currently the associate medical director for the PEHSU. Currently his academic responsibilities include teaching medical and pharmacy students, as well as graduate medical trainees including Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Occupational and Environmental Medicine residents, and Medical Toxicology Fellows. As a consultant for the Medical Toxicology Service, he provides clinical care for acutely poisoned patients at the San Francisco General Hospital, as well as outpatient Medical Toxicology consultations through the UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Faculty Practice. He serves as Medical Toxicology consultant for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, region 9, and the Environmental Protection Agency, region 9. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Medical Toxicology, and has developed seven online training modules in Occupational and Environmental Health, including four with the American College of Medical Toxicology. Dr. Durrani has publications in basic science and public health disciplines, and has presented abstracts in neurotoxicology.

    Dr. Durrani’s career combines medicine with public health, allowing him to focus on individual patients while considering their population and environment. He has experience in caring for populations both domestically and internationally, having volunteered in multiple countries and as a Preventive Medicine Officer with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. His academic interests include occupational and environmental toxicology, reproductive toxicology, pediatric toxicology and clinical pharmacology.

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    1. Wong KH, Allen A, Durrani TS. Evaluating Effectiveness of Online Learning Modules in Pediatric Environmental Health Education. J Med Toxicol. 2019 Dec 23. PMID: 31873854.
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    2. Janet M. Macher, Deborah Gold, Patricia Cruz, Jennifer L. Kyle, Timur S. Durrani, Dennis Shusterman. EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS AGENTS. Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health. 2019 Apr 10; 147-197.
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    3. Holm SM, Leonard V, Durrani T, Miller MD. Do we know how best to disinfect child care sites in the United States? A review of available disinfectant efficacy data and health risks of the major disinfectant classes. Am J Infect Control. 2019 01; 47(1):82-91. PMID: 30172610.
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    4. Brandon JW, Solarczyk JK, Durrani TS. Lead Exposure in the Special Operations Shooter How to Prevent Cognitive Decline and Permanent Disability. J Spec Oper Med. 2018 Spring; 18(1):81-87. PMID: 29533439.
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    5. Daniel Hryhorczuk, Val R. Beasley, Robert H. Poppenga, Timur Durrani. One Toxicology, One Health, One Planet. Beyond One Health. 2018 Mar 16; 117-154.
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    6. Wong KH, Durrani TS. Exposures to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Consumer Products-A Guide for Pediatricians. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2017 May; 47(5):107-118. PMID: 28526231.
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    7. Tsutaoka B, Araya-Rodríguez G, Durrani T. Edible Marijuana Labeling and Packaging. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 02; 57(2):227-230. PMID: 28952346.
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    8. Timur S. Durrani, Ben Tsutaoka, Michael Moeller, Robert Harrison. Mercury Exposure Through Gold Extraction: Varied Signs and Symptoms of Toxicity. Toxicology and Forensic Medicine - Open Journal. 2016 Nov 29; 1(1):18-20.
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    9. Gregory Summerville, Gregory Judson, Timur S. Durrani (Chapter editor).. UCSF Hospitalist Handbook. Toxicology. 2016.
    10. Timur S. Durrani.. CDS: Hospital Medicine, Miller C Ed. 2nd Edition. Salicylate toxicity. 2016.
    11. Timur S. Durrani.. CDS: Hospital Medicine. Miller, C Ed. 2nd Edition. Needlestick and post exposure prophylaxis. 2016.
    12. Bissell DM, Lai JC, Meister RK, Blanc PD. Role of delta-aminolevulinic acid in the symptoms of acute porphyria. Am J Med. 2015 Mar; 128(3):313-7. PMID: 25446301.
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    13. Kent Olson, Timur S. Durrani.. CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine, in LaDou, J ed. Medical Toxicology. 2014.
    14. Robert Harrison, Timur S. Durrani.. CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine, LaDou, J ed. Occupational Infections. 2014.
    15. Neal Benowitz, Timur S. Durrani.. CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine, LaDou, J ed. Cardiovascular Toxicology. 2014.
    16. Lovallo E, Patterson S, Erickson M, Chin C, Blanc P, Durrani TS. When Is "Pseudo-Ludwig's Angina" Associated With Coagulopathy Also a "Pseudo" Hemorrhage? J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2013 Apr-Jun; 1(2):2324709613492503. PMID: 26425576.
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    17. Macisaac J, Harrison R, Krishnaswami J, McNary J, Suchard J, Boysen-Osborn M, Cierpich H, Styles L, Shusterman D. Fatalities due to dichloromethane in paint strippers: a continuing problem. Am J Ind Med. 2013 Aug; 56(8):907-10. PMID: 23450690.
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    18. Delia Dempsey, Timur S. Durrani.. Poisoning & Drug Overdose, Olson, K ed. 6th Edition. Methyl Bromide. 2011; 284 - 285.
    19. Brezinski P, Edie-Korleski M, Durrani TS, Howard D, Manansala M. Health sector development in Afghanistan: the way forward. US Army Med Dep J. 2009 Apr-Jun; 51-7. PMID: 20084748.
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    20. Ferris BL, Mills JL, Hughes JD, Durrani T, Knox R. Is early postoperative duplex scan surveillance of leg bypass grafts clinically important? J Vasc Surg. 2003 Mar; 37(3):495-500. PMID: 12618681.
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