Infection Prevention Expert Witnesses

Infection prevention 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 infection prevention. The infection prevention expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Industrial Hygiene, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, Nursing Administration, Nursing Homes, Safety, and Wound Care.

Daniel Z. Uslan, MD, MBA

Los Angeles, California
Infectious Diseases - Infection Control, Infection Prevention, Clostridium Difficile, Meningitis, Sepsis, Surgical Infection, Bacteria, Osteomyelitis, Pneumonia, Abdominal Infections, Endocarditis, Hospital Infections
Dr. Uslan is a board-certified infectious disease specialist and serves as clinical chief of infectious diseases and hospital epidemiologist at a major academic teaching hospital. Dr. Uslan has extensive experience with diagnosis, management, and treatment of a wide range of infectious diseases including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, meningitis, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Uslan has a particular interest in hospital infections, infections due to multi-drug resistant organisms, prevention of infections/infection control, and appropriate antibiotic use.

Theodore J. Hogan, PhD, CIH

Lemont, Illinois
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), chemical exposures, workplace injuries, workplace fatalities, safety management, safety warnings, safety communication, OSHA compliance, laboratory safety, infection prevention.
Certified Industrial Hygienist. Evaluate chemical exposures, workplace injuries and safety management practices. Consulted on 150+ cases on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs since 2000. Testified on: chemical exposures, safety warnings, infection prevention, safety management, workplace injuries and fatalities. Consultant (since 1990) to over 500 clients, providing industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental health services. Business sectors include manufacturing, utilities, food production, petrochemical, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, waste management, universities, and local governmental agencies. Former corporate head of safety and industrial hygiene for ComEd (18,000 employees). Authored "Air Sampling” and other chapters of "Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene" (3rd, 4th, 6th, and the 2021 7th ed). Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University. Subject areas: chemical exposures, hazard control, construction safety, safety management, and environmental sustain...

Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH

Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Delayed Diagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, EMTALA, Sepsis, Falls, Sexual Assault, Infection Prevention, Credentialing, Privileging, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Error, Safe Discharge
Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 20+ Years’ experience overseeing quality, patient safety, and developing procedures, policies, clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Harvard Faculty. Past Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevent...

Marjorie Risola, RN, BC, IPC, WOCN

Toms River, New Jersey
Nursing Homes, Wound Care - assisted living facilities, quality control, wound care, infection prevention, staff training, care planning, gerontology, record audits, wound vac, policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, fall prevention, medication safety, geriatrics, group homes, medical day centers, nursing standards
Broadly experienced nurse leader with expertise in long term care (nursing homes) and assisted living facilities for the elderly, and medical day centers for physically and mentally disabled adults. Professional focus on quality control, education, and training. Areas of focus include nursing staff training and education, record audits, care planning, infection prevention, and development of practice protocols. Long term care experience includes being a Nursing Director and a Charge Nurse. Certified in wound care, gerontology, and Infection Prevention. Licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Daniel J. Lantos, MSN, RN, CNML

Concord, North Carolina
Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Medication errors, patient falls, restraints, restrictive interventions, central lines, infection prevention, infection control, CLABSI, CAUTI, pressure ulcers, bedsores, informed consent, HIPAA, staffing, delegation, scope of care, sedation, endoscopy, radiology, critical care, ICU
I am a Registered Nurse leader with a Master’s Degree and professional certification in Nursing Leadership. With strong bedside and management experience in Critical Care and procedural departments, I have dedicated many years to ensuring quality and compliance in high-performing patient care areas. This includes addressing patient care issues such as patient falls, pressure ulcer prevention, physical restraints, infection prevention, and procedural sedation; regulatory issues such as HIPAA, scope of care, delegation, and informed consent; and evaluating the circumstances around adverse events such as medication errors, patient misidentification, and incorrect execution of orders. I have precepted new hires, developed onboarding programs, and been extensively involved with hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary steps, and maintaining a just culture. I am comfortable and experienced with documentation audits and medical record chart review. I have been a Registered Nurse sinc...