Military Expert Witness

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Military 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 military. The military expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Correctional Healthcare, Failure Analysis, Firearms & Ballistics, Metallurgy, Psychiatry, and Public Health.

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Scott C. Matthews, M.D.

Solana Beach, California
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - brain injury, concussion, depression, PTSD, neuropsychiatry, trauma, combat, military, accidents, competency, disability, malpractice
QUALIFICATIONS • Provided expert testimony related to posttraumatic stress disorder, effects of trauma, psychiatric symptoms after traumatic brain injury, addiction and mood disorders. • Actively involved in federally funded research including clinical research testing new medication treatments for PTSD and brain imaging research investigating the brain basis of symptoms and individual differences in treatment response. • Licensed physician since 2000 (California License A72106). • Board certified in psychiatry (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology). • Board certified in addiction medicine (American Board of Preventive Medicine). • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (non-step series), University of California San Diego. CURRENT CLINICAL PRACTICE • At the Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, Dr. Matthews serves as the Medical Director of the Dual Diagnosis Recovery Program treating patients suffering from mental illnesses and co-occurring substance use disorders. • A...

Richard K. Pumerantz, PhD Ten-X Ammunition, Inc. / Ten-X Tactical

Lake Arrowhead, California
Firearms & Ballistics - firearm, ammunition, ammo, ballistic, gun, cartridge, bullet, projectile, powder, enforcement, military, launcher, shot, pistol, rifle, officer, police, target, design, manufacture, assemble, load, development, FBI, DOJ, ATF, FFL, weapon, antique, firearm replicas
• Licenses: Type 10 FFL (Manufacturer of Destructive Devices), Special Occupations Tax Stamp, and all Dangerous Weapons Permits available from the State of California, DOJ. • Ongoing resource/consultant to numerous reloading equipment, projectile, and firearm manufacturers. • Recognized in the firearms industry as an expert in antique and replica cartridge development and manufacturing, including the production of proof loads. “Official” ammunition benchmark for half a dozen firearm manufactures. • Provide educational opportunities on the ammunition manufacturing process and corresponding toolmarks for law enforcement agencies, specifically for their crime lab and firearm unit technical staff. I have provided this training for such agencies as the California Criminalistics Institute (CA-DOJ), Los Angeles Police Department Firearms Unit, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab, and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab.

Rachel S. Permuth, PhD, MSPH Epidemiology and Behavioral Research Consultants, LLC

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Public Health, Correctional Healthcare - Epidemiology, Nexus Letters, Exposures to chemicals, Camp Lejeune, Military, Veterans, COVID and prisons, COVID transmission and jails, correctional facilities, inmate health, infectious diseases, food safety, foodborne illness and outbreak, compassionate release
Published over 50+ papers on Epidemiology, COVID, inmate health, infectious diseases, food safety, foodborne illness and outbreak, workplace health, workplace psychology, social epidemiology, hospitality, integrated facilities management, public health, population health management. Environmental Exposures *Veterans Health *Military Health *Camp Lejeune *Roundup, Zantac, Talc Powder *Asbestos Prisons, Jails, Correctional Facilities • CDC Guidelines and their Applications • Inmate transfers and Contact-Tracing • Closed-Caption TV and Physical Structure review for proper transfer, recording of persons coming in and out of the facility • Infection Rate Modeling • Plaintiff and Defendant Support (inmates, staff, families, systems) Nursing Homes • Infection Control Policies and Procedures • COVID-19 Nursing Home response, guidance, and timeliness of infection prevention methods or response to infection • State and Federal Nursing Home Regulation and Guidance • Safe Staffing Practice...

D.R. Foster, PhD, PE Expert Welding Engineering and Inspection

Swedesboro, New Jersey
Failure Analysis, Metallurgy - Welding Engineering, Weld Failures, Welding Design, Engineering Education, 3D Printing of Metals, Welding, Welding Safety, Inspection, Welding Metallurgy, Welding Defects, Torch cutting, Forensics, Codes Compliance, Non-Destructive Testing, Manufacturing, Marine, Navy, Aerospace, Military, ASME, AWS
Dr. D.R. Foster is the Principal Engineer at Expert Welding Engineering and Inspection, where he focuses on welding engineering consulting, inspection, and the training of engineers and technicians. Dr. Foster is an expert in regard to the design, manufacture, testing, and safety associated with welded structures. In addition to Dr. Foster’s significant experience in the field of welding engineering in both academia and industry, Dr. Foster possesses a BS, MS, and PhD in Welding Engineering. Strongly dedicated to his craft, Dr. Foster has earned multiple certifications related to fields of welding engineering and inspection. These certifications include Certified Welder (CW), Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS), Certified NDT Level III Inspector (NDT III) and Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), all of which have prepared Dr. Foster exceptionally well to properly analyze failures and other welding problems that are the subject of litigation. Dr. F...