Tara Haston

Assistant Professor

Tara Haston

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

  • (706) 721-4467
  • AF 2039

Education

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

  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy 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

  • Honors the production of "Adventures Outside the ED: A Wilderness Experience in the ACEP17 Exhibit Hall" ACEP, 2018

  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • EMED 5085

    Freshmen Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5086

    Introd to Wilderness Medi

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Tick Practice Guidelines Team, 2018
    Other
  • Wilderness Medicine Update, 2018
    Other
  • Letter from the Editor, 2018
    Newsletter
  • Life Fuel- "The rolling green carpets, rock formation and endless blue skies of the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolia", 2018
    Other
  • A Comparison of Two Wilderness Medicine Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Fellowships, 2018
    Abstract

Department Service

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

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • ACEP Wilderness Medicine Section 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Wilderness Medical Society Education (WMS), GME Lecture Series 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Appalachian Center for Wilderness Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Academic Executive Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ACEP Wilderness Medicine Section, GMA Fellowship Directors Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Master's Gold Tournament 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Blue Ridge Adventure Medicine (BRAM) 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Flow Master (FATS) XC Mountain Bike Race 2018

    Role: Other
  • Racing the Planet, International Ultramarathon Race 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships 2018

    Role: Other