Thomas Talbot, MD

Thomas Talbot, MD

Pediatrics Los Angeles, CA

Principal Medical Expert USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Office Address

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  • 12015 Waterfront Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90094

Dr. Talbot's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: General Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests: Medical Virtual Reality

Dr. Talbot's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Active Medical Education DeveloperActionscript 2.0 / 3.0, C#, BASIC, Javascript, TOXIC, & SPIN SX, STAMP, Arduino and Propeller Microcontrollers, Electronic prototyping skills (TTL logic, RFID, Servo Control, 802.15.4 radio, Transistors, etc.)
  • Chief ScientistTelemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
    Fort Detrick, MD
    Portfolio Manager - Medical Modeling; Simulation & Training; Founding Chair - Joint Program Committee 1 (JPC-1a) for Medical Simulation (2009-2011); R&D funds under management: >$100 Million in 2013
  • Principal Medical Expert Research ScientistUniversity of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies
    Playa Vista, CA
    Medical Virtual Reality Group
  • PhysicianBarquist US Army Health Clinic
    Ft. Detrick, MD
  • FacultyUS Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
    Chief, Operations Branch (2006-2009); Course Director, Hospital Management of CBRNE incidents course (2008-2009); Chief, Academic Computing (2008-2010); Instructor of Medical Management of Chemical&Biological Casualties Course; Instructor of Field Management of Chemical&Biological Casualties Course
  • PhysicianKirk US Army Health Clinic
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
  • Battalion SurgeonOperation Iraqi Freedom II-III, 1-41 Infantry Task Force
    Baghdad, Iraq
  • PediatricianIrwin Army Community Hospital
    Fort Riley, KS
    Asthma Clinical Champion (2003-2004); Director of Newborn Services (2003-2005); Program Director, PALS, (2005-2006); Chief of Pediatrics (2005-2006); Medical Director, Primary Care Dep. (2005-2006)
  • MajorUS Army Medical Corps
    Honorably Discharged Veteran; Military Occupational Specialty 60P - Pediatrician Combat deployment to Iraq as a Battalion Surgeon; Medical Director of a large primary care practice; Joint Technical Augmentation Cell International Crisis Response Team (2006-2009)
  • PhysicianRikshospitalet
    Oslo, Norway
  • Physician
    Cuernavaca, Mexico

Dr. Talbot's Education & Medical Training

  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumSan Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumResidency, Pediatrics
  • Wayne State Univ Sch of MedWayne State University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Wayne State UniversityWayne State UniversityOther Training, M.S., Molecular Biology

Dr. Talbot's Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License2003 - 2016
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics

Dr. Talbot's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Virtual Reality Applications to Address the Wounds of War.Rizzo AA, Buckwalter JG, Forbell E, Reist C, Difede J, Rothbaum BO, Lange B, Koenig S, Talbot TB, Psychiatric Annals, 1/1/2013
  • Designing useful virtual standardized patient encounters.Talbot TB, Sagae K, John B, Rizzo AA, Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference Proceedings, 1/1/2012
  • Sorting out the Virtual Patient: How to exploit artificial intelligence, game technology and sound educational practices to create engaging role-playing simulations.Talbot TB, Sagae K, John B, Rizzo AA, International Journal of Gaming and Computer Mediated Simulations, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Textbook of Military Medicine: Chemical AgentsChapter: Introduction to the Chemical Threat.
    Talbot, TB, Lukey, B et al.
    Editors: .Borden Institute
  • Textbook of Military Medicine: Chemical AgentsChapter: Long Term Health Effects of Chemical Agents (Cyanide).
    Smith, WJ, Talbot, TB et al.
    Editors: .Borden Institute
  • Textbook of Military Medicine: Chemical AgentsChapter: Analysis of Corrected Pediatric Dosing of Sodium Nitrite for Cyanide Poisoning by Weight and Body Surface Area.
    Talbot, TB
    Editors: .Borden Institute


  • Androids: Build your own more lifelike robots.Balticon 47 - 1/1/2013
  • Virtual Child WitnessInternational Pediatric Simulation Society West Conference, Roundtable Discussion - 1/1/2013
  • Medical Simulation Science Update & Opportunity Panel, Panel ChairMedicine Meets Virtual Reality - 1/1/2013
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  • Tatrick, expressive android robot.Talbot, TB (Electronics Engineer)
  • Altair-8800 System Monitor.Talbot, TB (Electronics Engineer)
  • CBRNE GAME MMORPG Hospital Mass Casualty SimulatorTalbot, TB (Subject Matter Expert), Breakaway Ltd.
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Dr. Talbot's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

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