Dr. Timur S. Durrani is the P.I. and Co-Director of the Western States Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit. He is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where he holds appointments in the Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and 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 dual board certifications in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, and is a graduate of the UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency and the UCSF Medical Toxicology Fellowship. His academic responsibilities include teaching medical and pharmacy students, as well as graduate medical trainees including Emergency Medicine, 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. 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.