Poison Center names new Medical Director

Dr. Jon Cole

The Hennepin Regional Poison Center welcomes Dr. Jon Cole to its staff.  In addition to his new position as a staff physician in HCMC’s Emergency Department, Dr. Cole has accepted the position of Medical Director in the Poison Center. Dr. Cole assumes this role from former Medical Director Dr. Dave Roberts, who has served since 2004 and will be reducing his hours in anticipation of retirement.

Dr. Cole completed his emergency medicine residency at HCMC and just completed a two year toxicology fellowship at Regions Hospital and Hennepin Regional Poison Center.

Hennepin Regional Poison Center (HRPC) acts as the Minnesota Poison Control System at Hennepin County Medical Center.  Pharmacists are available to answer any poison-related question 24 hours a day.