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Forrest T. Closson

Forrest T. Closson M.D.

Academic Title: Instructor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: Weinberg Building, UMMC, PHM-01
Phone: (410) 328-6335
Phone: (410) 328-2097
Fax: (410) 328-0987

Personal History:

Undergraduate Education
The Johns Hopkins University: 1988 - 1992

Medical School
Howard University College of Medicine: 1994-1998

Pediatric Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center: 1998 - 2001

Research Interests:

Child Maltreatment

Clinical Speciality:

Attending Physician Pediatric Emergency Department

Medical Director of the Sexual Abuse & Rape Assessment Team at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital


Teshome G, Closson FT. Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act: The Basics and Other Medicolegal Concerns. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2006, 53 (1); 139-155

Assistant Editor of the Pediatric Qwic Card (A Pediatric Code & Emergency Medicine Card), Copyright 11/2002 by the University of Maryland Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics Combined Residency Program


Diagnostic Dilemmas in the Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse, The Governor's 12th Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect; Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD; April 25, 2005