Tara Haston

Assistant Professor

Tara Haston

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services

  • (706) 721-4467
  • AF 2039

Education

  • MPA, Public Health, General. Nova Southeastern University -, 2012

  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopath Nova Southeastern University -, 2011

Certifications

  • Instructor Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS), 2016

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Scuba Diving Certification 2016

  • PADI Nitrox Certification 2016

  • PADI Rescue Diver Certification 2016

  • Fellow Candidate Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWN), 2016

  • PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Certification 2015

  • Diploma of Mountain Medicine (DiMM) 2015

  • High Intermediate Level B2 Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE), 2007

  • PHY GA Composite Medical Board, 2014

  • Clinical Ultrasound in Tropical Infectious Disease 2015

  • Level I Avalanche Certification American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE), 2015

  • Swiftwater Rescue I Us National Whitewater Center, 2014

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic North Carolina, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Gold Humanism Medical Honor Society 2011

  • TOUCH Community Service Award NSU-COM, 2009

  • Volunteer of the Year Award NSU-COM, 2009

  • Sigma Sigma Phi National Medical Honor Society, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • EMED 5086

    Introd to Wilderness Medi

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Heat Stroke, 2017
    Newsletter
  • Comparison of the FlexView Video Laryngoscope Macinstosh Blade Director Laryngoscope, and the GlideScope Video Laryngoscope, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Academic Executive Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Appalachian Center for Wilderness Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Educational Module Developement 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Wilderness Medical Society Education (EMS) 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Wilderness Medicine Society Education (WMS) 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ACEP EMRA Wilderness Medicine Fellowship 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Blue Ridge Adventure Medicine (BRAM) 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Conflict 40 MMA 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Races 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • Racing the Planet, International Ultramarathon Race 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • Global Medical Brigades 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other