Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Administration
After receiving his Pharm.D. from the University of Connecticut, Dayne Laskey finished an ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He went on to complete a clinical toxicology fellowship with the Georgia Poison Center and has served as preceptor to pharmacy students, medical residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners on their toxicology rotations. In 2014, Dr. Laskey founded the USJ School of Pharmacy Medicine Garden, located in West Hartfords Elizabeth Park, which features a variety of medicinal plants from cultures around the world, many of which are sources of modern pharmaceutical products. In addition to his role at USJs School of Pharmacy, Dr. Laskey currently maintains an active practice in the Hartford Hospital Emergency Department.
In keeping with Paracelsus expression, The dose maketh the poison, Dr. Laskeys teaching philosophy focuses on rationalizing clinical scenarios pharmacologically and instilling a keen toxicology interest in each of his students. Dr. Laskeys areas of academic interest include antidote delivery, toxicokinetics, and emergency medicine. He maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Outside the academic environment, he enjoys hiking, tinkering with electronics, boating, and playing music.
- 16 units/mL is a stable and practical solution for administration of high dose insulin for treatment of beta blocker and calcium channel blocker toxicity. Laskey D, Vadlapatla R, Hart K. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Francisco CA. October 2015.
- A case of prolonged psychosis following magic mushroom ingestion. Luciano J, Laskey D. College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Annual Meeting, Tampa FL. April 2015
- Utility of a one-bag N-acetylcysteine dosing protocol for acetaminophen overdose. Laskey D, Miller S, Hon S, Lopez G, Geller. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Atlanta, GA. October 2013.