The Maryland Poison Center (MPC) answers over 44,000 calls every year. Some callers use home remedies or information passed down from their family when trying to treat a suspected poisoning. Others go to the internet. While some of the
Angel has been with the Maryland Poison Center for more than 20 years. As a pharmacist and certified specialist in poison information, she answers poison emergency calls to the MPC and is also the coordinator of public education and outreach efforts. As a mom of a teen and a young adult, Angel is passionate about helping parents communicate poison safety to their kids.