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Susan Smolinske, PharmD, DABAT

Clinician Educator Professor: Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Services

Director of NM Poison and Drug Information Center

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Contact Information

Office Location: Poison Center Room 4202
Phone: (505) 272-5182

Academic Career

Smolinske has a BS in pharmacy from the University of Florida, Gainesville (1977) and a PharmD from Idaho State University (1993). Prior to coming to New Mexico, she was editor of the Poisindex database for 14 years and director of the Michigan Regional Poison Control Center for 20 years.

Research Interests

Smolinske’s research focuses on clinical toxicology, with a special interest in designer drugs of abuse and plant/herbal toxicity. An expert in clinical toxicology, she is a Board of Trustee member of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and serves as chair of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ Public Health Committee, and co-chair of the Ethics and Newsletter committees of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Clinical Toxicology.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Poison Control Centers
  • American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
  • American Board of Clinical Toxicology
  • American College of Medical Toxicology
  • North American Mycological Association
  • American Academy of Clinical Pharmacy
  • New Mexico Pharmacists Association
  • New Mexico Society of Health Systems Pharmacists


Upcoming HSC Open House features tours, career information, free cake
(HSCNewsBeat; September 22, 2015) ─ The UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC) is hosting a free open house to showcase its health programs and career opportunities Thursday, October 15, coinciding with UNM’s Homecoming 2015 celebration October 12-17.