National Capital Poison Control Board

The National Capital Poison Center, founded in 1980, is an independent, private, not-for-profit 501c(3) organization affiliated with The George Washington University Medical Center. In recognition of its high quality, the Center is accredited by the American Associated of Poison Control Centers.

The mission of the Poison Center is to prevent poisonings, save lives, and limit injury from poisoning. In addition to saving lives, the Center decreases health care costs of poisoning cases.

Scott Greenberg has served on the NCPC Board for the last six years.