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William Eggleston

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Background

William Eggleston is originally from Binghamton, N.Y. and joins Binghamton University as a clinical assistant professor. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Wilkes University and completed a fellowship in clinical toxicology and emergency medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University and with the Upstate New York Poison Center in Syracuse, N.Y. He comes to Binghamton from SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he served as an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Upstate New York Poison Center, where he worked as a clinical toxicologist. Eggleston is the director of the Opioid Research Center for Central New York (ORCC-NY), a multidisciplinary team of scientists, healthcare providers and community partners working to develop innovative ideas and strategies for treating and preventing the harms of opioid use disorder. Additionally, he is a member of the executive board of the New York State chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).

Eggleston is an active member of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology where he serves as a member of the International Clinical Toxicology Recommendations Collaborative. His primary research interests are opioid use disorder treatment, opioid related harm reduction strategies and drug induced cardiac toxicity. He is passionate about developing web-based content and tools within the Free Open Access Medication (FOAM) community that simplify drug-induced disease states in a manner that highlights interprofessional education and collaboration. His practice site is SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he works with an interprofessional inpatient toxicology consultation team and with the Upstate New York Poison center, where he provides toxicology consultation, leads public health initiatives and performs public educations.

Eggleston is a Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology (DABAT).

Education

  • PharmD, Wilkes University

Research Interests

  • Opioid use disorder
  • Opioid harm reduction initiatives
  • Drug-induced cardiac toxicity

Awards

  • Dean's Outstanding Graduate Award, Wilkes University, 2014
  • Arthur A. Kibbe Excellence in Pharmaceutical Science Research Award, Wilkes University, 2014
  • Teresa Jordan and Frank Mehm Prize, Wilkes University, 2012

Research Profile