Toni Biskup, MD, MPH, FAAP

Toni Biskup, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
WWAMI School of Medical Education


  • 2018-present, Johns Hopkins School of Education, Baltimore, Fellow, Master’s of Education in Health Professions. Anticipated graduation date, 2022
  • 2012-2013, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Fellowship in International Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine


    2008-2012, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, Residency training in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
  • 2003-2008, Universityof Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, MD/MPH May 2008


    2000-2002, Universityof Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Premedical course work
  • 1996-1999, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., B.S Linguistics and French, Cum Laude


  • 2013, Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • 2012, Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • 2008-present, BLS, PALS, ACLS, NRP

Teaching Responsibilities

  • College Mentor
  • Clinical Preceptor
  • Ecology of Health and Medicine

Professional & Department Service

Professional Societies:

  • 2017-present, Syrian American Medical Society
  • 2014-present, American College of Physicians
  • 2012-present, Physicians for Human Rights
  • 2012-present, CHILD 2015
  • 2010-present, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on International Child Health
  • 2008-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow since 2012
Anchorage, AK:
  • 2018, Volunteer medical evaluator for client seeking asylum, Alaska Institute for Justice

Alaska Native Medical Center

  • 2015-present, Peer Review Committee, Co-Chair 2017-present.
  • 2015-2018, Ethics Committee, Member

University of Maryland Medical Center:

  • 2011-2012, Performance Improvement Steering Committee
  • 2008-2012, Post Graduate Medical Education Committee

University of Iowa:

  • 2007-2008, Medical Education Committee, University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • 2006-2007, Admissions Committee, University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • 2005-2008, Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum Diversity Committee, Co-Chair
  • 2004-2008, Mobile Clinic Physician Recruitment Committee
  • 2003-2004, Mobile Clinic Education Committee


  • Biskup T.  Motivation and competition as a means of collecting food in the introductory psychology classroom.  Whitman Journal of Psychology 1994; 1:12-15
  • Luo X, Carlson KA, Wonja V, Mayo R, Biskup T, Stoner J, Anderson J, Gendelman HE, and Melendez LM.  Macrophage proteomic fingerprinting predicts HIV-1 associated cognitive impairment.  Neurology 2003; 60(12):1931-1937
  • Gendelman HE, Destache CJ, Zelivyanskaya ML, Nelson JA, Boska MD, Biskup TM, McCarthy MK, Carlson KA, Nemechek C, Benner EJ, and Mosley RL.  Neuroimaging and proteomic tracking of neurodegeneration following MPTP intoxication of mice.  N.Y. Academy of Sciences. 2003; 991:319-321
  • Biskup T, Kuruppu J.  Cryptococcal Infection.  In:  Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Shaughnessy A, Forsch R, Li S, Wilkes M, Usatine R, eds.  Essential Evidence.  John Wiley & Sons:  Hoboken, NJ, 2009
  • Biskup TAn Overview of the Abstract Issue.  American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health Newsletter, June 2011
  • Biskup T.  Biosand Filters Revisited.  Review article.  American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health Newsletter, February, 2012
  • Biskup T, Phan P, Grunauer M. Lessons from the Design and Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Training Program in a Low Resource Country—The South American Experience. Journal of Pediatric Critical Care, 2017; 6(1): 60-65

Grand Rounds:

  • Biskup T, Garrity M.  Global Child Health.  Grand Rounds presentation.  Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center.  December 2011
Fellow and Resident Conferences:
  • Biskup, T.  Multiple conferences including the following topics: Introduction to the Evaluation and Management of Sepsis in Pediatric Patients; Evaluation and Management of Severe Sepsis, Shock, and Multiorgan Failure in Pediatric Patients; Asthma; Bronchiolitis; Pediatric Disaster Response; Severe Malnutrition; Introduction to Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Diabetic Ketoacidosis.  Laude Program in Pediatric Critical Care, Universidad San Fransico de Quito, Ecuador
  • Biskup, T.  Global Health.  Emergency Medicine Resident Conference.  University of Illinois, Chicago.  May 2013
Academic Lectures:
  • Biskup T, Daining J.  Haiti.  Lecture on diseases seen and treated in Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010.  Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center.  June 2010
  • Biskup T, Daining J.  Malawi: Health and Healthcare in a Developing Country.  Report after a one-month international health rotation in Malawi.  Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center.  April 2011
  • Biskup T.  Cytomegalovirus.  Case-based lecture to all pediatric faculty and residents on an unusual presentation of a common disease.  Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center.  September 2011
  • Biskup T.  Vanishing Borders: A Case for Global Health in Medical Education.  Senior talk.  Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center.  October 2011
  • Biskup T.  Global Health.  Emergency medicine resident morning conference.  May 2013


  • Carlson K, Kadiu I, Pohlman G, Biskup T, Gendelman H and Limoges J.  OTK18:  A Surrogate Marker for HIV-1-Associated Dementia.  10th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston, MA, 2002
  • Biskup T.  Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum.  Omaha, NE.  Sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  Poster title, Characterization of Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules in the Development of an HIV Vaccine.  March 2002
  • Biskup T, Mehrotra P, Schwalbe J, Szeto W.  Incidence, Risk Factors, and Treatment Patterns for Acute Venous Thromboempolism in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients.  Research Day presentation.  Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland Medical Center.  December 2011
  • Kleiman D, Biskup T, Lin J.  Assessing Local Capacity: Resources and Providers for a Disaster-Resilient Community in Delmas, Haiti.  18th World Congress for Disaster and Emergency Medicine.  Prehospital and Dissaster Medicine 2013; 28 (S1)
  • Chae SR, Biskup T, Heinert S, Lin J.  Using Electronic Medical Record Information for Quality Improvement of Malaria Diagnosis and Management in Uganda.  American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition 2014
  • Chae SR, Biskup T, Heinert S, Lin J.  Building Community Trust Through Quality Assurance of Malaria Diagnosis and Management at a Rural Clinic in Uganda.  5thAnnual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, May 2014; Washington, DC.
  • Biskup T, Hakimi S. Perceptions of Health and Health Care Access for Refugees Living in Camps in Greece.” Accepted for presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo November 8, 2017
  • Biskup T, Szeto W.  Severe Plasmodium Falciparum Infection Causing Multiorgan Failure.  Poster session presented at:  American College of Physicians Annual Research and Clinical Vignette Competition; May 12, 2011; Baltimore, MD.

Career History/Work Experience

Post Graduate Employment:
  • 2017- present, Adjunct Faculty, WWAMI/University of Alaska, Anchorage School of Medicine
  • 2013-2015, Co-director and visiting professor, Laude Program in Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Cumbayá, Ecuador

International Experience:
  • December 2018, Bridge to M.O.R.E. and Eben-Ezer Mission partnership in Guayaquil, Haiti. Taught undergraduate students in several topics including training in assessing children < 5 for malnutrition. Students are are now starting a malnutrition intervention for children < 5 years in surrounding villages near the Mission
  • February 2018, Bridge to M.O.R.E. and Ecuadent partnership in Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Taught Ecuadorian physicians selected medical topics in pediatrics. Held a pediatrics clinic in Esmeraldas at the Naval Hospital
  • December 2017-January 2018 Bridge to M.O.R.E. and SAWA partnership in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Taught clinical providers selected medical topics related to refugee health. Taught psychosocial support team gender-based violence assessments. Developed a public health and gender-based violence survey to evaluate areas for improvement in the refugee camps 
  • April 2017, Syrian American Medical Society, Physician Volunteer, Jordan refugee camps and clinics

  • Oct – Nov 2016, Health Point Foundation Clinical Coordinator of refugee camps in Northern Greece
  • February –March 2016, Lighthouse Relief and Health Point Foundation refugee volunteer in Lesvos, Greece
  • September 2013-2015, Hospital de los Valles Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship co-Director and instructor
  • June 2013, Engeye Clinic quality assurance project and community research, Ddegeye, Uganda
  • January 2013, Collaboration with Johns Hopkins Carey Business School project at Hospital de los Valles, Cumbaya, Ecuador. Developing a pediatric critical care and emergency medicine fellowship
  • November 2012, Collaboration with Civil Protection service of Delmas, Haiti
  • July 2012, Health Emergencies in Large Populations course, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • October 2011, Pediatric Disaster Medicine course.  University of Colorado Children’s Hospital, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • June 2011, Volunteer physician with Heart to Heart International in Leogane, Haiti
  • November 2010, Resident international elective at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Namitete, Malawi
  • February 2010, Volunteer physician with Heart to Heart International providing medical care to earthquake victims, Port au Prince, Hait