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    R. Steven Tharratt, MD, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

    R. Steven Tharratt, MD, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

    Dr. R. Steven Tharratt reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Tharratt is an internist who specializes in pulmonology, medical toxicology, and emergency medical services. He is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. His clinical projects include the use of inhaled nitric oxide, clinical utility of various forms of mechanical ventilation, clinical toxicology, and hazardous material spill incidents. His research interests focus on adult respiratory distress syndrome and health policy issues in chemical and biological terrorism. In addition, he serves as Medical Director of both the Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services and the Sacramento City and County Fire Departments.

    Education and Training

    MD: University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1983

    Internship in Internal Medicine: University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1983-1984

    Residency in Internal Medicine: University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1984-1986

    Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Clinical Toxicology: University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1986-1988

    Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in Critical Care Medicine: University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 1988-1989

    MPVM: University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA, 2001

    Certifications

    American Board of Emergency Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Pulmonary Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Toxicology, American Board of Emergency Medicine

    Academic Appointments

    University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA:

    • Professor of Clinical Medicine
    • Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, 2000-2010

    Financial Disclosure

    Dr. Tharratt has received speaking honoraria from Adventis.

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