Alicia G Lydecker, MD, is an emergency medicine physician and a second-year fellow in Medical Toxicology. Currently, Dr. Lydecker is interested in the regulation and toxicology of herbal supplements — which, despite being natural, can absolutely still be toxic. Collaborating with national leaders in synthetic chemistry at the University of Mississippi, she specifically works on the detection of novel metabolites to identify use of the herbal supplement Kratom. She is also studying less known consequences of overdose, like compartment syndrome.
Dr. Lydecker has created some very high-yield visually engaging educational lectures infused with pop-culture for emergency medicine residents and rotating students in toxicology. She has also written multiple book chapters, and presented abstracts on medication safety and adverse event monitoring at national conferences.
- Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School (2015)
- MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2012)
Awards & Honors:
- Chief Resident, University of Massachusetts Medical School (2014-2015)