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Researcher | Research Overview

Dr. Michael Toce conducts research that focuses on pediatric toxicology and emergency medicine. He has published on the association of state opioid reduction policies with pediatric opioid poisonings and is currently focused on assessing the association of prescription drug monitoring programs with adolescent and young adult opioid prescribing and overdose. In addition to his work on opioids, Dr. Toce is investigating pediatric marijuana and anti-epileptic drug overdoses.

Researcher | Research Background

Dr. Michael Toce completed his undergraduate studies at Carleton College where he received a B.A. in biology and biochemistry. He received a M.S. in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his pediatrics residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program before completing a Medical Toxicology Fellowship and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. He is currently an attending in the Boston Children's Hospital Emergency Department and works as a Medical Toxicologist at the MA/RI Poison Control Center.

Researcher | Publications