Drug Overdose Expert Witness

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Drug overdose 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 overdose. The drug overdose expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Physician Assistant.

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Holly A Strom, BS, RPh Strom and Associates

Los Angeles, California
Pharmacist - fraudulent controlled drug/narcotic prescriptions, prescription drug abuse, California pharmacy practice, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP), CURES, corresponding responsibility, wrongful death, drug overdose.
Holly served 8.5 years on the California Board of Pharmacy, 1993-2001. She was President of that board 1997-1998. She was also a member of the University of Southern California Pharmacy School's Board of Councilors. Currently, she serves on the Board of the Institute for Pharmacy In the Public Interest and is co-chair of the Safe Prescribing/Pharmacy Practice Action Team for SafeMedLA, Los Angeles County's Opioid Abuse Reduction Coalition. Holly is a member of the America Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL), the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the American Society for Health-System Pharmacists, the American Pharmacists Association, the California Pharmacists Association and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.

Karen M. Ryle, MS, RPh Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy

Quincy, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Experience in Retail, Community and Hospital Pharmacies. Medication Errors, Wrongful Death, Prescription Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Drug Overdose, Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacy Standards of Practice, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Standard of Care, Drug Interactions.
Extensive knowledge in Board of Pharmacy Regulations, Pharmacy Standards of Practice, Prescription Drug Abuse, MS Degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs, over 30 years of experience in community pharmacy and hospital practice, Member of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy for 15 years. Testified in Civil and Federal Court.

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.

Sandra L Boyd, PA-C

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Physician Assistant - Pneumonia,Sepsis,Heart Attack, Aortic Dissection,Abcess,Cellulitis,Ketoacidosis,Diabetes,Drug Overdose,Opiod Abuse,DVT,Spinal,Shock,CVA,Stroke,TIA,COPD,Appendicitis,Cholecystitis,Ectopic Pregnancy,Endcarditiis,Shock,Kidney Stone,Bowel Obstruction,Dental,PE,AKA,Mid-Level,APP, Advanced Provider,NP,PA
I am a licensed Physician Assistant and currently practicing emergency medicine in 3 states and licensed in 5. Experience in Level I Trauma to Urgent Care. In addition to Emergency Medicine, I have experience in Surgical and Transplant Hospitalist Medicine. I am available for both Medical Expert and Legal Strategy/Research Assignments. I will provide a comprehensive review of all medical records involved in a case with not only medical analysis, but provide case strategy based on a detailed assessment of strength and/or weakness findings. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, I have over 25 years of senior-level business experience in Management Consulting and the Chemicals industries. Recently, I was one of the leading Plaintiffs and Lead Consultant to the retained legal team for unpaid emergency medicine services wages provided at 3 hospitals by 56 physicians and physician assistants. The case was favorably settled out of court. https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania...

Alexander Shepherd, MB ChB, PhD, FRCP, FAHA Clinpharm

San Antonio, Texas
Pharmacology- Clinical, Internal Medicine - Drug adverse effect, drug toxicity, poisoning, drug overdose, prescribing, mechanism of drug action, drug Interaction, drug dose, poly-pharmacy, malpractice, drug reaction, drug patent,
I am a Board certified internist and PhD clinical pharmacology expert in drug action and effect with over 35 years of experience. I have been retained in almost 400 legal cases, for both defendants and plaintiffs, usually in medical malpractice cases in which adverse drug effects or actions are involved. I also have extensive expertise in drug litigation and patent disputes. In cases where drug prescribing, dosing, adverse effects and drug interactions are in question, I provide standard-of-care expert witness testimony. I am Board certified in Clinical Pharmacology and in Internal Medicine. I have been Chairman and Executive Director of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, President of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and have been on multiple national committees. I teach and practice Clinical Pharmacology and Internal Medicine in an academic and clinical setting.