Drug Interactions Expert Witnesses

Drug interactions 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 drug interactions. The drug interactions expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Pharmaceutical Regulation, Pharmacist, Pharmacology, and Pharmacology- Clinical.

Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Searcy, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

Jack H Raber, Pharm.D.

Clinipharm Services

Seal Beach, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacy Law,Pharmacy Practice,Pharmacy Standards,Prescription Benefits,Prescription Fraud,Pharmacist Discipline,Pharmacy Malpractice,Adverse Drug Reactions,Hospital Pharmacy,Nursing Home Pharmacy,Controlled Substances,Drug Interactions
I am a pharmacist with nearly 50 years of both practice and management experience in a variety of clinical settings. Since 1993, I have provided expert witness services and litigation support in over 150 cases throughout the country in matters specifically related to pharmacy malpractice, pharmaceuticals-related hospital and medical malpractice, prescription benefit fraud, overdispensing of controlled substances, as well as assistance in disciplinary proceedings against pharmacists and pharmacies. I have also participated in compliance audits of federally-sponsored health plans where it pertains to pharmaceutical services. I am formerly an instructor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. My areas of expertise for teaching purposes include site-specific pharmacy practice guidelines, community pharmacy risk management, hospital pharmacy risk management, prescription drug benefits, pharma...

Alexa J Basilio, PharmD, BCOP

Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist

Tampa, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacotherapy, overdose, cancer, chemotherapy, drug interactions, drug safety, treatment side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, supportive care, oncology, dispensing errors, opioid stewardship, allergic reactions, anticoagulation, blood thinners, hospital, infusion center
Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacist at Mckesson, The US Oncology Network. As the clinical pharmacy specialist, Alexa works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to optimize supportive care and manage acute and chronic toxicities of treatment for various types of disease states including cancer. Alexa has hands on experience compounding and dosing various drugs (sterile and unsterile preparations). In addition, she has experience with clinical trials and develops drug order sets and protocols. Alexa also educates the clinical staff on safety initiatives and pharmacotherapy considerations. As the pharmacy expert, Alexa provides expertise in the area of appropriate use of therapy (guideline- and evidence-based medicine, drug-disease match), drug safety (interactions, adverse reactions and effects, medication errors, overdose, inappropriate use or place of therapy), pharmacology (drug exposure, subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, phar...

Paul A. Arpino, PharmD

Newton, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Regulation - Hospital, Outpatient Retail Pharmacy Practice, Standards of Pharmacy Practice, Medication Errors, Medication Safety, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interactions, Standard of Care, Anticoagulation, Controlled Substances, Pharmacy Standards, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Pharmacy regulations
Extensive knowledge in pharmacy practice, regulatory compliance, medication management and standards of pharmacy practice across a variety of patient care settings. Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS). Available as a consultant for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Karen M. Ryle, MS, RPh

Massachusetts General Hospital

Quincy, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Experience in Retail, Community and Hospital Pharmacies for over 35 years, Medication Errors, Wrongful Death, Prescription Drug Abuse, Drug Overdose, Substance Use Disorder, Pharmacy Standards of Care, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Standard of Care, Drug Interactions.
Extensive knowledge in Board of Pharmacy Regulations, she was a member of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy for 15 years, serving as president twice. Additionally, she served as an Executive Committee member of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) for over 10 years, including elected as Treasurer, President and Chairperson of the association. She continues to be involved with NABP on committees and task forces. She served as chairperson for the Stakeholders Coalition on Prescribing and Dispensing Controlled Substances. She has assisted the Board of Pharmacy in writing regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy, she is generally familiar with NABP model regulations and regulations adopted in other states. She has a master's degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs and has over 35 years of experience in community pharmacy and hospital practice. She has been practicing as an expert for 20 years, reviewing over 170 cases for both plaintiff and defendant. She has test...

Joseph S. Bertino, Pharm.D

Bertino Consulting

Schenectady, New York
Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical pharmacology, toxicology, drug interactions, side effects, drug safety, drug labeling, drug-food interaction, alcoholism, drug abuse & addiction, medication errors, medication systems, lack of drug response, overdosing and underdosing.
Dr. Bertino has an extensive record of publications and clinical experience in drug therapy. He is a Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. Prompt, completely referenced expert service in all area of clinical pharmacology and pharmacy practice. In addition to clinical pharmacology expertise, he has substantial experience in hospital, community, nursing home, and other practice settings.

Joanne M Daprano, RPh, CGP

Baldwinsville, New York
Pharmacist, Pharmacology - Geriatrics, Pain Medication Management, Drug Interactions, Nursing Home Medical Management, Long Term Care, Medication Errors, Medication Monitoring, Adverse Drug Reaction, Nursing Homes-Drugs, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Consultant Pharmacist
Independent Consultant Pharmacist with more than 28 years of experience. Extensive knowledge of long-term care, medication management, standards of practice and medication errors. Specializing in dementia related behaviors, falls and pain management.

Cathy A Vaughan, PharmD

Durham, North Carolina
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Medication safety, Medication errors, Hospital and ambulatory pharmacy practice, Pharmacy standards, Quality assurance, Adverse drug reactions, Drug interactions, Dispensing errors, Prescribing errors, Drug overdose, Drug monitoring, Critical care
Dr. Vaughan has been in practice as a clinical pharmacist since 2002. She has experience in both the ambulatory and hospital setting. Current practice setting is in a large academic medical center. Dr. Vaughan has expertise in a number of pharmacy practice areas including drug information, medication policy, medication safety, quality improvement, pain medicine, and critical care. She has served as an expert consultant since 2012. Dr. Vaughan has experience reviewing cases related to dispensing and prescribing errors, drug monitoring, adverse effects, drug interactions and compatibility, drug overdose, and pharmacy practice standards.

David C Griffin, RPh

Griffin Pharmacy Consultants, LLC

Grandview, Texas
Pharmacist - Pharmacy Standards, Medication Errors, Drug Interactions, Medication Overdose and Underdose, Medication Interaction, Pharmaceuticals Adverse Reactions, Pharmacy Safety and Counseling, Pharmacist Duty to Warn, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interaction, and Controlled Substance Policies.
Over 40 years of experience in retail and community pharmacies. Well-versed in practice standards and pharmacy operations, including controlled substance laws & policies as well as financials, inventory, sales & pricing, and staff supervision & training.

G. Scott Weston, RPh, MBA, PhD

LionSong Enterprises, LLC

El Paso, Texas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Community Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Research, Recreational Drugs, Medication Errors, Pharmacy Standards of Care, Drug Interactions, Pharmacy Practice
Scott received his initial training in pharmacy and has worked as a registered pharmacist since 1990. He spent several years as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry, receiving a number of patents, grants, and publications. His academic experience includes serving as a professor and administrator at several different pharmacy programs. He has served as an item writer and reviewer for both the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) and the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). In addition, he served as a fellow in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leaders Fellowship Program in 2011-12. Dr. Weston attended the University of Mississippi where he received a B.S. degree in Pharmacy in 1990. In 1995, he received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Mississippi in Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry and then completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Northwestern University Medical School in the De...