Medication Safety Expert Witnesses

Medication safety 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 medication safety. The medication safety expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, HIPAA, Legal Nurse Consulting, Medical Management, Nurse, Nursing Administration, Pharmaceutical Regulation, Pharmacist, and Pharmacology- Clinical.

Deanna L Allen

Buena Vista Group

San Clemente, California
Pharmacist, HIPAA - Home infusion pharmacy, OSHA, Malpractice, Calculations, Risk assessment, Pharmacy law, Computer order entry, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), Formulas, Pharmacology, High alert medications, Standard of Care, Medication safety, Warnings and labels, Fraud, Policies and Procedures, Pharmacy workflow
I am a licensed California pharmacist, and a licensed Hawaii pharmacist currently working in hospital pharmacy. My travel pharmacy work throughout facilities in California include the following: ambulatory care clinics, long term care, home care and home infusion pharmacy, retail pharmacy and community pharmacy, and acute care hospitals. I have a combined background in pharmacy with a law degree. I have used the combined expertise to write reports for the California State Board of Pharmacy, conduct risk analyses and assessments, ensure regulatory compliance, identify safety improvement areas, and help prevent errors and near misses, among other activities. My current work is hands-on/front line experience. I am witness to changes happening in real time in many different pharmacy venues: changes in management, pharmacy workflow, policies and procedures, personnel training and competencies, drug protocols, computer documentation, software updates, management of new drugs, and safe...

Zlatan Coralic, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

San Francisco, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - medication safety, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, dispensing, toxicity, anticoagulation, emergency medicine, drug patent, drug labeling, drug administration, clinical pharmacy, pharmacy operations, opioids, adverse drug events, critical care, intensive care unit, resuscitation, clinical trials
Dr. Zlatan Coralic is a full-time practicing Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He is also a Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy and in the Department of Emergency Medicine where he provides didactic and experiential training to pharmacy and medical students and residents. Dr. Coralic has published numerous peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. His research focuses on medication safety and efficacy and he has been involved in large multicenter clinical trials. Dr. Coralic is a frequently invited speaker at medical and pharmacy conferences. Dr. Coralic’s most recent expert witness work has been at the state and federal levels. He has provided reviews, opinions, depositions, and testimony in areas of standards of pharmacy care, medication safety, adverse drug events, and patent infringement.

Kimberly McGranahan

McGranahan Consulting

Riverside, California
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Administration - Clinical Nurse Manager, Regulatory Guidelines, Nursing Standards of Care, Medication Safety, Fall Prevention/Management, Hospital Policy and Procedure, Triage, CMS Standards, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, COVID-19
Kimberly McGranahan has been an Emergency Room nurse for 13 years. She has expertise in caring for patients of all ages and levels of care. Nurse McGranahan has extensive experience caring for patients with Stroke, Heart Attacks (STEMI), Trauma, Psychiatric and other sub-specialty emergencies. In addition, Ms. McGranahan is a Clinical Nurse Manager and frequently performs investigations regarding breaches in policy and/or standards of care. She has extensive knowledge of Emergency Department regulatory guidelines related to CMS and Joint Commission standards including nurse staffing ratios and nationally recognized clinical practice guidelines. Ms. McGranahan is meticulous and detail oriented, she will provide a comprehensive analysis to aid in your success. Kimberly utilizes her experience as a bedside nurse and clinical manager to review medical records for merit and create chronologies/summaries for ease of medical record review. In addition, she will analyze and identify br...

Dr. Jeanine Maria Frumenti, BSN, MPA, DNP, RN

Jeanine Frumenti Consulting

Nursing Administration, Medical Management - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing & Hospital Administration, Emergency Room, Critical Care Nursing, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, and State & Federal Regulatory Compliance
Dr. Frumenti, is an experienced nurse with over 40+ years of Nursing experience; and 20+ years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Frumenti served most recently as Sr. Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for several Large Acute Academic University Medical Centers in the NYC area. Responsible for Patient Care Services and Risk / Regulatory Services. Currently, Dr. Frumenti serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity, and as an Expert Witness for medical malpractice, personal injury, civil, workplace safety and product liability cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: *Nursing Standards of Care *Hospital Administration Standards *State, Federal, Joint Commission Regulatory Compliance *Root Cause Analysis *Nursing Home & Home Health Care Standards of Care *Wound Management, Prevention & Care *Quality and Risk Management *Fall Prevention/ Management *Nursing Contracts

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.

Georgia J Persky, RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC

Georgia Persky Consulting

Harrison, New York
Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing Administration, Ambulatory Surgery, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing, Traumatic Brain Injury, Hospital Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, Regulatory Compliance
Georgia J. Persky RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC, is a experienced nurse with over 40 years of broad adult care experience and 25 years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Persky served most recently as Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. For nine years, she was responsible for Patient Care Leadership and Risk and Quality Management for this 750 bed academic hospital. Currently, Dr. Persky serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity and as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and Expert Witness for medical malpractice and personal injury cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: Nursing Standards of Care  Hospital Nursing Care  Nursing Home Care  Home Health Care  Wound Care  Extravasation of Intravenous Line  Brachial Plexus Injury  Traumatic Brain Injury  Assault patient and staff •Surgical and Perioperative Nursing •Quality and ...

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.

Lars-Kristofer N Peterson, MD

Havertown, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Neurocritical Care, Airway management, Shock, Sepsis, ECMO, status asthmaticus, patient safety, medication safety, clinical ethics
Lars-Kristofer N. Peterson, MD HEC-C FAAEM FACEP, graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010, completed his emergency medicine (EM) residency (University of Rochester) in 2013, completed a critical care medicine (CCM) fellowship (University of Rochester) in 2015, and has been a practicing academic emergency medicine and critical care attending physician since. He is board-certified in EM, CCM, and neurocritical care. Additionally, he has earned the healthcare ethics consultant-certified (HEC-C) credential from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Dr. Peterson is an experienced educator. Peers, learners, patients, and their families recognize Dr. Peterson for his compassionate and clear explanations of complex medical topics. This compassion and clarity translate well to preparing and delivering material targeted to audiences without medical training. Dr. Peterson attends to complex, critically ill patients in emergency med...

Yannique Mack, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC

Yannique Nurse Expert Consultant

Liberty Hill, Texas
Nurse, Critical Care Medicine - Stroke certified, PALS, ACLS, BLS, Medical record review, patient safety, safe patient handling, Falls, nursing policy, medication safety, process improvement, Lean Greenbelt, servant leader
Utilizing my M.B.A and B.S.N, I have progressively advanced in my career. In all the positions in which I have served, I have been recognized for my clinical skills and capabilities as a leader. I am a seasoned healthcare leader and bedside nurse that have dedicated myself to ensuring safety and quality. I have had oversight for hospital daily operations including Critical Care, Cardiac/Tele Service line, Surgical Services, Peri-operative area, Emergency Service including Trauma Service, Cardiac Rehab and multiple in-patient units. I have been responsible for assuring effective supervision of over 172 FTE’s and managed $200 million dollar budgets successfully. I have maintained hospital compliance with all local and state codes, regulations and have over 14 years’ experience of Joint Commission standards. I have participated and lead both Pathways to Excellence and Magnet accreditations. I have managed and written policies and procedures at a system level. As the principle owner, ...