Assisted Living Expert Witnesses

Assisted living expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on assisted living. The assisted living expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Architecture, Construction, Developmental Disabilities, Family Medicine, Financial, General Practice, Geriatric Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Long Term Care, Mental Health, and Nurse.

Channa R. Kelly, MA, LNHA, LMFT Fortitude Expert Witness and Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Nursing Home Administration, Geriatrics - Assisted Living, Geriatrics, Memory Care, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing Facility, RCFE, ARF, Assisted Living, MFT, NHA, LNHA, LMFT, Custodial Care, Title 22, Long Term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Falls, Residential Care Facility
Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administration Expert on the use of regulatory and accreditation standards, healthcare operations, and creation of systems to improve outcomes. Knowledgeable about regulatory compliance and standard of care. Experience with start-ups, existing communities, and new acquisitions. Specialized in Geriatric Community Management, including Memory Care. · 15+ years experience with Geriatric Population in an Administrative Role · Well versed with Title 22 and Federal Regulations for NHA and RCFE · Experienced Expert Witness in various States · Extensive experience with Geriatric population and Memory Care · Licensed Marital and Family Therapist · Behavioral Health experience in locked units and outpatient care · Physician Relationships and Community Relations

Lisa A Moore, BSN, RN Santa Barbara Legal Nurse Consulting

Buellton, California
Wound Care, Geriatrics - wound, pressure sores, pressure ulcers, nursing, long term care, home health, geriatrics, wound care nurse, assisted living, pressure injuries, falls
For the past 7 years I have been employed at a highly regarded outpatient wound care clinic in Goleta, CA. As one of the country’s leading wound care centers, I am very proud of the education and care which we provide. I feel confident that I can assist you in any cases where wound care management or gerontology is an issue. Prior to becoming a certified wound care nurse, I was providing wound care in the home as a home health/hospice nurse, as well as the various healthcare settings over the course of my career, including the ICU. I work efficiently in a timely manner and I am very familiar with electronic medical records from both acute care and long term care settings. I am confident that I can deliver a solid and competent testimony both on the witness stand and in depositions. I am board certified in the field of wound care and gerontological nursing.

Daniel R. Ruth, MHSc., LNHA DRR & Associates LLC

San Rafael, California
Nursing Homes, Long Term Care - Independent Living, Assisted Living, Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE),Skilled Nursing Care, SNF Services, Dementia Care/Services, Memory Care/Services, Behavioral Health Care/Services, Post Acute Rehabilitation Care/Services, Palliative/Hospice Care, Senior Living Care/Services
A Multi-Decade Visionary, Transformational and Entrepreneurial Leader of Senior Living Services and Care 30+ years’ success of creative leadership and visionary capacities in Senior Living/Skilled Nursing Care, Life Plan Care & CCRC Services, Post-Acute Rehabilitation Program Development, Acute Hospital Care focused on Behavioral Health, Home and Community Based Services and Adult Day Services Programming.

Elliott M. Stein, MD

Mill Valley, California
Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry - Contested wills and trusts, Testamentary capacity, Undue Influence, Geriatric Psychiatry, Elders & Elderly, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Medicare, Geriatric decision making capacity competency, Medical Documentation and Coding, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Psychosis
Providing legal and forensic consultation on legal issues pertaining to the elderly and their mental, emotional, behavioral and cognitive functioning, including contested inheritance, undue influence and financial elder abuse, and dementia and related issues in nursing homes, memory care and assisted living facilities. Clinical Professor (Voluntary), Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco; Psychiatric Consultant, San Francisco Towers life care community 2021- Present. Consultant in Geriatric Psychiatry, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center 2021 - 2023. Previously, Director of Psychiatry, Jewish Home of San Francisco, 2010 – 2020. Previously in private practice of Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, 1977 – 2010, in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida. Board Certified, Geriatric Psychiatry and General Psychiatry, by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association. Distinguished Fellow, American A...

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Geriatrics, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Experienced Expert, 250+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Delegate, AMA and California Medical Association House of Delegates; Chair, CMA Council on Ethical, Legal & Judicial Affairs; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, Past President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly kn...

MICHAEL A BRODIE, MBA, NHA BRODIE SENIOR SERVICES

PARKLAND, Florida
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes - Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Independent Living, Alzheimer's, Memory Care Communities, Senior Living
I specialize in Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Assisted Living, with over 30 years experience in Independent and Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Day Care and Secured Units of Assisted Living. I have 20 years of service as an expert witness in Florida and several other states. My experience and references are available on request. I served for 9 years on the AJAS - the national Board of Jewish Senior Communities, and as the Board Chair of Elder Service Resource Networks, Board Chair of Jewish Family Service of Broward, on the Board of Monarch Care, The Cantor Day Center, FHCA, and on multiple committees of several local and state and professional organizations. I founded and work at Michael Brodie Senior Placement, which keeps me in constant contact with over 150 Independent and Assisted Living Communities in SE Florida.

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine,Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

Troy Willingham Willingham Architecture pa: design, consulting, management

St. Petersburg, Florida
Architecture, Construction - Hospital Codes, Surgery Center, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Errors & Omissions, ADA Accessibility, Standard of Care, Building Code, Building Inspection, Building Materials, Construction Defect, Delays, Water Intrusion, Inspection, Roofing, Skilled Nursing, EIFS, Stucco, Cladding, Breach of Duty
OWNER’S REPRESENTATION, EXPERT OPINION & MEDIATION Represented U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Development Multi year Replacement Hospital Buildings in Desoto County Represented HPH Hospice Multi-year program to develop state agency reviewed Inpatient Buildings across 4 country region Represented VenCor Multi-year redevelopment of Skilled Nursing and Hospital buildings across SE USA ADVANCED TRAINING State Agency for HealthCare Administration annual training National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, various in depth trainings TWO masters degrees and TWO graduate certificates in architecture and business. CERTIFICATIONS Board Certified Architect licensed and actively practicing Led regional office of national firm to become ISO 9001 Quality Management System certified President: Willingham Architecture 1999-Present design, consulting and project management for medical professionals

Julia D. Parker, RN-BC, PhD Julia Parker Consulting, PLLC

Moscow, Idaho
Geriatrics, Legal Nurse Consulting - Alzheimers, Memory Care, Dementia, Assisted Living, Long-term care, Stroke, Falls, Abuse, Neglect, Nursing, Elderly, Residential Care, Nursing Home, Medication Administration
Seventeen years of experience as a registered nurse. Board-certified in gerontology. Conducted assessment, medication administration and oversight, treatment, evaluation, and intervention for thousands of elderly patients. Provided management, administration, staff training, and clinical expertise for assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing facilities in multiple states at dozens of residential care facilities. Wrote and published guide for geriatric care, Navigating Elder Care, and articles in professional nursing and long-term care periodicals. Provided litigation support for personal injury, nursing home, assisted living and memory care cases.

Victoria Coraglio, MD, CWSP

Chicago, Illinois
Wound Care, Nursing Homes - Wound Care, Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Wound Prevention, Standard of Care, Nursing Home, Skilled facilities, Assisted living, Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Diabetic Ulcer, Venous ulcer, Arterial ulcer, Surgical wound, Telemedicine, Medical Necessity, Malpractice , Fraud, Medicare B, Osteomyelits
Dr Coraglio is a current active wound care physician for 5+ years, seeing over 150 patients a week at nursing/long term and skilled nursing facilities. Her main focus is treatment of wounds as well as implementing wound care practices in these facilities. Dr Coraglio is also a peer physician medical chart auditor, where she reviews data to ensure the accuracy of the medical record and assess the quality of patient care. She is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP) by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM).

Pia Spitzer, MSN/MSHCA, PHN, RN, FN-CSp Wise Alliance Consulting

Overland Park, Kansas
Nursing Homes, Nursing Administration - Elder abuse, Elder neglect, Nursing Home abuse, Nursing professional malpractice, hospital, Home Health, Assisted Living, Nursing administration, Medication Errors, Nurse, Rehabilitation nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse Life Care planning, Skilled Nursing Facility, Rehabilitation
Ms. Spitzer is a Legal Nurse Consultant. She is an Experienced Chief Nurse Executive, Hospital Director, and Corporate Consultant to multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities in the past, Director of Quality and Risk in a Rehabilitation hospital and experienced in all aspects of Administrative and internal clinical operations. Ms. Spitzer has 21 years of healthcare experience in various settings and has opined on multiple nursing issues as a Consulting Expert and as an Expert Witness. Ms. Spitzer has extensive knowledge of State and Federal Regulations as they apply to Long Term Care, acute care, and rehabilitation. As a Corporate Consultant, she was heavily involved in all aspects of clinical operations including survey preparations, plans of correction write ups, writing and updating policies and procedures, staffing issues, educating nursing staff on clinical skills, elder abuse allegations investigations and reporting, standards of care, and all other aspects of clinical care. Ms...

David Friedler, LMHC, MPH David Friedler, LMHC, LLC

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Mental Health, Long Term Care - Standard of Care: Regulatory Compliance, Wrongful injury, Regulatory Standard of Care, Psychiatric Hospital; Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Group Homes, Assisted Living, Drug Alcohol Treatment Facilities CARF, Joint Commission, Hospital Regulation, Heath Care Regulation, Policy Compliance,
David Friedler, LMHC, MPH, LNHA, CNHA Emeritus, has been a psychotherapist and administrator in the long-term care, clinical, and behavioral health treatment arena for over fifty years. David Friedler’s substantial clinical and administrative expertise has been employed as a clinician or clinical director or administrator in nursing home care, psychiatric hospitals, and drug and alcohol treatment facilities. He is licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Massachusetts and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts. He is a Certified Nursing Home Administrator Emeritus, a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators, a Life Member of The Academy, ACHCA, and a Mentor for the ACHCA. Mr. Friedler has a particular specialty in treatment facility regulations, policies, and operational oversight of such treatment facilities. Specifically, Mr. Friedler has direct administrative expertise in federal and state regulations and clinical treatment facility policies an...

Carmela Mancini, DO, MPH, FACP Expert Consulting Services

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Geriatrics, Nutrition - Direct Primary Care Physician, Personalized Care Expert, Assisted Living, Memory Care Unit Specialist, Dementia Management, End-of-Life Care, Hospitalist Expert, Medical Weight Loss, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist, Public Health, Clinical Teaching Expert, Health Policy Analyst, Medical Researcher
Dr. Mancini is a distinguished medical professional with extensive experience and expertise in various domains of healthcare. Holding a DO and MPH degree, as well as being a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), Dr. Mancini is a sought-after expert in Direct Primary Care, Longitudinal Care, Dementia Management, Hospital Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health. As a Direct Primary Care Physician and owner of a private membership-based practice in Salem, MA, Dr. Mancini specializes in providing personalized and comprehensive medical care to elderly patients in Assisted and Independent Living Facilities and Memory Care Units. With a focus on managing complex medical problems and behavioral changes in dementia/Memory Care patients, Dr. Mancini excels in assessing patients for appropriate care settings and delivering in-home care to individuals with terminal illnesses. Dr. Mancini also serves as a Medical Director at the Weight Loss Center of the North Shore, offering ...

Neal C. Buddensiek, MD, DNBPAS, HMDC, CMD, WCC Post Acute Medical Expert

Roseville, Minnesota
Long Term Care, Internal Medicine - Assisted Living, COVID-19, Choking, Dysphagia, Elopement, Falls, Geriatrics, Hospice Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, Medical Malpractice, Motorized Mobility Scooter Collision, Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care, Safety, Suicide, Pressure Injury, Pressure Ulcers, Wound Care, Wrongful Death
17+ years practicing Internal Medicine, 12+ years practicing as an attending physician in post-acute care. Expert in long-term care medical and administrative oversight (8 skilled nursing facility medical directorships; 1000+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in assisted living medical and administrative oversight (5 assisted living facility medical directorships; 500+ resident chart reviews for safety and quality control). Expert in hospice medical and administrative oversight (2 hospice agency medical directorships; average daily census 400+ hospice patients, 3 Midwestern states). Five years teaching Internal Medicine residents and nurse practitioners about nursing home and residential care. Chief Medical Officer for one of the largest Catholic Long-Term Care/Senior Living companies in the United States (26 skilled nursing facilities comprising 2,100+ beds, 28 assisted living facilities comprising 2,100+ units, 5 Midwestern states). Holds active medica...

Michael B Vaughn Golden Age Advisory, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Financial, Real Estate - Mortgage, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, HUD FHA, Multifamily, Commercial Real Estate, Seniors Housing, Partnerships, Suitability, Valuation, GSA, EB5, LIHTC
Expert on issues related to commercial mortgage banking, real estate partnerships and investment suitability, Valuation of closely held businesses and partnerships. Seniors Housing including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, HUD FHA Multifamily, Healthcare, Public and Section 8 Housing, EB5 Investments, residential Cooperatives,. Expert Witness experience includes financial and document analysis, report preparation, deposition, assistance in deposition and cross examination of opposing witnesses, and Federal and State Supreme Court testimony . Mr. Vaughn served as Director of the Office of Residential Care Facilities, part of the Office of Healthcare Programs in the Office of Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Vaughn was directly responsible for origination and asset management activities related to the $20 billion portfolio of Section 232 Insured Mortgages on Skilled Nursing and As...

REBECCA MCCARTHY, MSN, RN-BC, CDONA, RAC-CT

piscataway, New Jersey
Nurse, Nursing Homes - Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Resident Rights, Neglect, Quality Care, Bed Sores, Wounds, Falls, Fractures, Expert Report, Affidavit of Merit, Injury, Legal Nurse Consulting, Testify, Deviation, Medical Record Review, Negligence, RN Expert Witness, Registered Nurse
Rebecca is a board-certified geriatric nurse with over 23 years experience working in NURSING HOMES/Skilled Rehabilitation/Long Term Care Facilities. Rebecca served in positions as Vice President of Nursing, Director of Nursing, Educator, Unit Manager, Charge Nurse, and staff nurse. She is intimately familiar with nursing standards of practice and state and federal codes. Rebecca is actively involved in ensuring quality of care in Nursing Homes. She has expert knowledge with FALLS and PRESSURE ULCERS. Additionally, Rebecca is a clinical professor who provides hands on clinical instructions to RN students. Rebecca is available to review medical records, provide affidavit of merit, write expert reports and served as expert witness at deposition and trial. Rebecca provides expert services to both plaintiff and defendant attorneys. Areas of Expertise Pressure Sore/Ulcer/Injury, Falls/Fracture, Medical Records Review, Nursing Home State and Federal Code, Residents Quality of Life, Resi...

Angela Baumeister

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Wound Care, , Diabetes Care, Home Healthcare, Primary Care, elder care, Midlevel Provider, Advance Practice Provider, case review, pressure injuries, falls, bed sores, dementia, UTI, delirium, assisted living, foot ulcers, polypharmacy, standards of care, non-healing
I have worked as a Physician Associate for 15 years, specializing in Family Medicine and Geriatrics in outpatient, home health, and long term care settings. I was an Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of St. Francis and was a member of the adjunct faculty as an advisor for capstone research projects. I’ve served as a board member of the New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants as well as a member of the NMAPA annual conference planning committee.

Michael B Vaughn Golden Age Advisory, LLC

New York
Financial, Real Estate - Mortgage, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, HUD FHA, Multifamily, Commercial Real Estate, Seniors Housing, Partnerships, Suitability, Valuation, GSA, EB5, LIHTC
Expert on issues related to commercial mortgage banking, real estate partnerships and investment suitability, Valuation of closely held businesses and partnerships. Seniors Housing including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, HUD FHA Multifamily, Healthcare, Public and Section 8 Housing, EB5 Investments, residential Cooperatives,. Expert Witness experience includes financial and document analysis, report preparation, deposition, assistance in deposition and cross examination of opposing witnesses, and Federal and State Supreme Court testimony . Mr. Vaughn served as Director of the Office of Residential Care Facilities, part of the Office of Healthcare Programs in the Office of Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Vaughn was directly responsible for origination and asset management activities related to the $20 billion portfolio of Section 232 Insured Mortgages on Skilled Nursing and As...

Igor Melnychuk, MD

Asheville, North Carolina
Wound Care, Infectious Diseases - Sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, prosthetic joint infections, necrotizing fasciitis, COVID-19, lymphedema, osteomyelitis, pressure ulcer, bedsore, decubitus, diabetic foot ulcer, leg amputation, retained wound dressings, wound vac, burns, nursing homes, assisted living, cause of death
I am actively practicing Wound Care and Infectious Diseases and have nearly two decades of experience in both areas. I have worked in various practice settings and am knowledgeable about corresponding standards of care. I provide expertise and have testified in both Wound Care and Infectious Disease-related cases. I teach medical and nursing students and perform peer reviews for one of the leading national wound care journals, "Advances in Skin & Wound Care." Besides being Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and CMET-certified in Wound Care, I am also Board Certified in Internal Medicine. In addition, I hold certifications in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Lymphedema Therapy. I ranked in the top 10% of doctors in training nationally and have stayed current with general medical topics throughout my career as a subspecialist. In 2022, I received a national award for Outstanding Contributions to Wound Care. I am also an NPIAP group member for the development of the 2025 edition of "P...

Jennifer T. Szakaly, MA, CMC, NMG

Charlotte, North Carolina
Geriatrics, Guardianship/Conservatorship - Elder abuse, disability, senior, healthcare power of attorney, healthcare advocate, social work, care management, case management, long-term care, assisted living, memory care, guardian, nursing home, assessments, cognitive impairment, dementia, conservator, exploitation, elder fraud
I opened up a care management company in Charlotte, NC in 2005 following the completion of my Master of Arts degree in Gerontology. I lead a team of nurses, social workers, gerontologists, and counselors to advocate for older adults and their family caregivers. For the past 15 years, I have served as a private guardian for older individuals who have been adjudicated in our court system. I serve as a Board Member of the North Carolina Guardianship Association and am a member of the National Guardianship Association. I became certified as a guardian in 2017 and am currently one of only 52 National Master Guardians in the country. This is the highest professional designation that can be attained by guardians and it requires extensive demonstration of competencies in a variety of areas, a comprehensive exam, and at least 15 years of experience in the field of guardianship. In our routine work as both care managers and guardians, we conduct clinical assessments of older adults and person...

Teresa Matthews, FNP-C

Poland, Ohio
Wound Care, Family Medicine - Wounds, Ostomies, Family Practice, Long term care, Geriatrics, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Chart Review
I am a Family Nurse Practitioner. I have independently practiced for 13 years. Prior to FNP, I was an Emergency Room RN and a Nursing Assistant Professor. I provide comprehensive chart reviews. I am intimately familiar with state regulations as they relate to wound care, geriatric care, long term care, and assisted living. My practice has been wound evaluation and management services for long term care, home care, assisted living, and acute care.

Donia Mericle, RN

Hicksville, Ohio
Nursing Home Administration, Nursing Homes - Skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, director of nursing, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, emergency room, ICU, compliance, infection
Nursing Home Administrator and Award-winning Director of Nursing. Broad clinical experience includes Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing and Floor Nurse. Long Term Care, Community Hospital, Emergency Room, and ICU experience.

Stacy L. Donnelly, RN, BSN DJS Associates, Inc.

Abington, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nurse - Medical Records Review, Standards of Care, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Elder Abuse and Neglect, Patient Transfers, Pressure Injuries, Patient Falls, Short-Term Rehabilitation, Personal Care, Merit Screening/Review, Patient Specific Medical Conditions/Diagnoses, Merit Consultation, Adverse Events
Ms. Donnelly is a licensed Registered Nurse with over 25 years of experience working in Nursing Homes, Skilled Rehabilitation Facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities as a nursing assistant, charge nurse, and director of nursing. Her involvement in these settings has contributed to her strong knowledge base regarding standards of care, facility operations, and Federal, State, and Local Regulations. Ms. Donnelly has acquired extensive experience in developing policies and procedures, investigating incidents and unusual occurrences, auditing patient care, monitoring adherence to policies and procedures, providing education/training to staff, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Ms. Donnelly actively practices as a nurse within long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, and school settings. She continues to assist long-term care and short-term rehabilitation facilities with auditing and ensuing compliance with Federal, State, and Local Regulations, along with standards of ...

Shuja Hassan, MD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Long Term Care - nursing homes, assisted living, falls, fractures, pressure ulcers, bed sores, wound care, dehydration, delirium, pneumonia, sepsis, aspiration, functional decline, neglect, dementia, infection, elder abuse, urinary tract infection, UTI, restraints, weight loss, malnutrition, medication errors
Award-winning geriatrician in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained. Sees patients in the office, hospital, and nursing home. 25 years of nursing home experience. Extensive teaching experience. Pitt faculty. Former President of Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society -Western Division.

Dodi Thompson, RN

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Long Term Care, Nursing Administration - administrator, skilled nursing facility, assisted living, long term care, geriatrics, residential care facility, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, group homes, risk management, policies and procedures, antipsychotics, side effects, compliance, infection, dementia, delirium, ER
Experienced Residence Manager and Nurse Administrator in active clinical practice. Daily hands-on patient care. 9+ years at Assisted Living Facility. Adjunct Professor. Former Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning.

Jeffrey W Kaphengst, BS Kaphengst Consulting LLC

Dousman, Wisconsin
Long Term Care, Developmental Disabilities - Assisted Living, HCBS, Group Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Adult Family Homes, Adult Day Services, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Brain Injury, Mental Illness, Physical Disabilities, Assisted Living Standard of Care, Residential Care for Adults & Children w/ Disabilities.
Experienced Human Services Director with over twenty-five years of experience in developing and operating quality assisted living and community-based services for adults and children with intellectual/developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, brain injuries, mental illness, and advanced age. Programs include Community-Based Residential Facilities (CBRF), Adult Family Homes (AFH), Supported Independent Living (SIL), Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC), Adult Day Services, and Residential Care Centers for Children (RCC). Personally involved in the assessment, planning, and transition of individuals with disabilities into community living settings. 15 years experience as a trained Client Rights Specialist for a multi-state human services organization, conducting and supervising thorough investigations of client abuse, neglect, misappropriation, injuries of unknown origin, and caregiver misconduct. Collaborated with regulatory authorities, protective services agencies, a...

Jeffrey G. Nicholson, PA-C, PhD, M.Ed, MPAS, DFAAPA PA Experts Network

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Physician Assistant, General Practice - Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Nurse Practitioner, Expert Witness Referrals, PAs, NPs, and RNs, nurse, sitter, nursing home, long term care, assisted living, memory care, EMT, CRNA, CNM, PT.
Dr. Nicholson is a recently retired 30 plus years practicing PA, PA Educator and experienced legal consultant. He can provide experienced PA, NP and RN experts in all medical specialties nationwide. Malpractice case merit review, expert witness, deposition and testimony for all medical specialties. Dr. Nicholson is a recognized leader in the PA profession and recognized expert on PA malpractice. He can either help you personally or provide the right expert, usually within 24 hours. Current CV Highlights: Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants; President, American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine; Membership Commission, AAPA; Delegate, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants; Board of Directors, Hillside Health Care International Mission Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, University of Wisconsin – Madison PA Program Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Marquette University PA Program Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistan...