Nancy Hurley Appointed Health Educator For Finger Lakes Regional Poison and Drug Information Center
April 20, 1999
The Finger Lakes Regional Poison and Drug Information Center (FLRPDIC) has named Nancy Hurley, R.N., B.S.N., health educator.
In this role, Hurley is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing public and consumer poison prevention education programs across the center’s nine county region. In addition, she will coordinate the center’s outreach to health professionals and other health service organizations.
Previously, Hurley served as a school nurse in the Brighton School District. Prior to this, she was the assistant director of the University of Rochester’s Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Center.
Hurley earned her bachelor’s of science in nursing from the University of Rochester’s School of Nursing.
Since 1955, the Finger Lakes Regional Poison and Drug Information Center has assisted members of the general public and health professionals with advice on management of poisonings, drug information, and poison prevention. Based at the University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital, the center is the second oldest in the country. Last year, the FLRPDIC received 32,000 calls.