Lactation Expert Witnesses
Lactation 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 lactation. The lactation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Midwife, Nurse, and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Melissa G. Drake, MDSanta Barbara, California
Obstetrics & Gynecology - reproductive, high-risk pregnancy, gynecologic surgery, hysterectomy, laparoscopy, preterm labor, ectopic pregnancy, lactation, Caesarean section, incompetent cervix, hypertensive disorders, VBAC, TOLAC, malpresentation, shoulder dystocia, abnormal labor, gestational diabetes, obstetrical hemorrhage
I obtained my medical degree at the University of Arizona and completed residency training at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, where I carried a medical license in three different jurisdictions (VA, MD, and DC). During this time, I worked at hospitals where 2,000 - 10,000 babies were delivered annually and gained experience in both low- and high-risk pregnancy, as well as obstetrical emergencies including shoulder dystocia, hemorrhage, amniotic fluid embolus, seizure, and stroke. My particular areas of interest include TOLAC/VBAC, cesarean section, labor pain relief, patient autonomy, and medical ethics. My strengths include a robust verbal persuasive ability, strong written and verbal communication skills, a tenacious work ethic, and the ability to solve problems creatively.
Elizabeth Gray Uzzle, MS, RN, CNM, NP Uzzle Consulting IncVirginia Beach, Virginia
Midwife, Nurse - Nurse-Midwife, Nurse-Midwifery, Midwife, Obstetrical Nursing, Breastfeeding, Fetal Monitoring, Lactation, Contraception, Birth Injury, HIE, L&D Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Perineal Lacerations, Shoulder Dystocia, Obstetric Triage, Lactation, Infant feeding, Postpartum, Midwifery, Nursing, NEC
Georgetown University Trained RN and Nurse-Midwife/Nurse Practitioner After my last deposition, the senior attorney said, "you knocked it out of the park!" If you are seeking an expert witness who makes your case a priority, respects your deadlines and responds to your questions day or night look no further. Having attended over 5,000 births as a CNM, (and raised 3 strong-willed children) I am unshakable on the witness stand, yet juries find me relatable. Strong experience with deposition and testimony on subjects including: Shoulder Dystocia, Fetal Monitoring, Birth Center Complications, HIE, and Labor Management. Currently employed as hospitalist CNM for large regional health system. Additionally I have: Practiced in a free-standing birth center Been an AWHONN instructor in fetal monitoring Taught Neonatal Resuscitation Served as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for OB Served on Maternal Mortality Committee for State of Maryland Served as lead for obstetric policy and procedu...