Public Health Expert Witness

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Public health 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 public health. The public health expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Environmental, Environmental Engineering, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, OSHA, Pediatric Cardiology, Pharmacology- Clinical, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, and Public Health.

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Lucy H Fraiser, PhD, DABT Lucy Fraiser Toxicology

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Toxicology, Environmental - risk assessment, public health, air quality, NAAQS, risk-based corrective action, ozone (O3), nitrogen oxides (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), particulate matter (PM), chemicals
Dr. Lucy Fraiser is a board-certified toxicologist with over 25 years of experience in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, health effects and toxicology evaluations, development of quantitative toxicity criteria, development of risk-based air quality guidelines and soil cleanup criteria, and risk communication. Dr. Fraiser has conducted hundreds of exposure assessments for chemicals used in pharmaceutical laboratories and industrial processes, chemicals applied to control pests and unwanted vegetation, and chemicals released as unwanted by-products of chemical and product manufacturing, combustion of fossil and waste-derived fuels, generation of electricity, petroleum refining, smelting, rock crushing, and activities at military installations. Dr. Fraiser has been qualified as an expert, deposed, and has provided expert testimony in contested case hearings, criminal case hearings, Federal Civil suits, and toxic tort litigation on numerous occasions.

Matthew Chan Occumed Services, Inc.

Glendale, California
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Workers' compensation, employee health, industrial medicine, orthopedics, physical medicine, preventive medicine, public health, toxicology, primary care, lifestyle medicine, drug testing, DOT exams
Board Certified, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Fellow, ACOEM Medical Review Officer Radiography Supervisor and Operator Certified Medical Examiner (FMCSA/DOT) Masters in Public Health, Lifestyle Medicine

Anthony C Chang, MD, MBA, MPH Children's Hospital of Orange County

Laguna Beach, California
Pediatric Cardiology, Public Health - Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Sudden Death, Cardiac Intensive Care, Heart Failure, Postoperative Care, Pulmonary Hypertension, Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, Public Health, Sports Medicine
Training and attending service at the three top pediatric heart programs. Editor of textbooks Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care and Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults with expertise in congenital Heart Disease and Perioperative Care as well as cardiomyopathy and sudden death in pediatric patients

Laura G Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP LSG Consulting

San Diego, California
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Urgent Care, Concierge Medicine, Direct Patient Care, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health, Decision Analysis, Simulation Training, Curriculum Design, Virtual Environments
Laura Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Preventive Medicine and General Public Health. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. She currently works in an urgent care and runs a private concierge practice and teaches health science students. She has worked in both rural and urban health systems as well as private and academic and Veteran Health Administration systems. She has worked as an inpatient hospitalist, emergency department physician, urgent care physician, and primary care outpatient practice. She has co-authored a textbook on clinical epidemiology and done research in disaster planning, training and teaching in virtual environments. She is especially skilled at reviewing records (both paper and electronic) for completeness and appropriate and timely referrals, as well as identifying correct site of care (e.g. emergency department, urgent care, outpatient office) for a particular medical problem....

Jenifer S. Heath, Ph.D.

Denver, Colorado
Toxicology, Environmental - Public Health, Chemical Products Liability, Mining, Toxic Chemical Exposure, Lead Poisoning, Hydrogen Sulfide, Health Impact Assessment (HIA), Consumer Chemical Product Safety, Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Regulatory Agency Negotiations, Contaminated Properties, Superfund (CERCLA)
Toxicologist who helps attorneys understand potential health impacts or human health risks of chemical exposures. Deposed and testified at bench and jury trials. Lead paint, blood lead levels, environmental contamination, pesticides, animal health products, mammalian toxicology. Over 50 publications. Metals, solvents, organic chemicals, petroleum products, industrial chemical release. Superfund / CERCLA, RCRA, state voluntary closure. Registered Nurse (R.N.) licensed to practice in over a dozen states.

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD Health Matters EMPT

Jacksonville, Florida
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD Health Matters EMPT

Georgia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Rachel D Maree, MD, MPH Rachel D. Maree, MD, MPH, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Psychiatry, Substance Abuse - Addiction Psychiatry, Disability Evaluation, Medical Billing, Medical Record Review, Mental Health, Psychoanalysis, Public Health, Tele-medicine, Medical Malpractice, Psychopharmacology, Utilization Review, Opioids
Dr. Maree is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Adult Psychiatry and holds medical licenses in Georgia and Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a variety of psychiatric disorders including trauma related disorders, mood/anxiety disorders, psychotic spectrum disorders, and dual diagnosis disorders. In addition to experience in the ambulatory/outpatient setting, she has also worked in emergency psychiatry, with intensive outpatient programs, on consultation and liaison teams, in various tele-medicine settings, and with community treatment teams. Dr. Maree also obtained additional training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and is currently a candidate for Psychoanalysis at Emory University, which provides her with a unique perspective in understanding and formulating a person's experiences. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Maree has experience with peer review, utilization management, chart review, disability ...

Thomas J. Esposito, MD, MPH OSF Healthcare

Brimfield, Illinois
Critical Care Medicine, Trauma Surgery - Critical Care Surgery, Emergency Medical Services, General Surgery, Public Health, Telemedicine, Wound Care

Arthur T. Hadley, III, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM Smart Medical

Louisiana
Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Disability Evaluation, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Aviation/Aerospace Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
Having commanded hospitals in peace and war and being held accountable for all aspects of healthcare. I can comment on a hospital's performance (joint committee inspections), the provision of health care, in general and an individuals performance in particular. Fully certified in occupational medicine to include federal drug testing.

Dominic A Borgialli, DO, MPH University of Michigan

Haslett, Michigan
Emergency Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Head Injury, PECARN, Trauma, Child Abuse, SIDS, Day Care Deaths, Incarceration Emergencies, Jail death, Psychiatric Emergencies, Public Health, Urgent Care, PA Supervision, Resident Supervision, EMT/Paramedic, Suboxone, Addiction Medicine.
I am a board certified (ABEM) emergency physician with over 18 years of post-graduate clinical experience working full-time in a Level I Trauma Center with a large dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department. Academically, I train pediatric emergency medicine fellows; emergency medicine, pediatric, internal medicine, family practice, orthopedic, and obstetrics/gynecology residents, as well as medical students and physician assistants. I am the medical director for two Urgent Care facilities. I am active in our specialty as an oral board examiner (ABEM) and I have dedicated part of my career to clinical research (mainly pediatric emergency medicine). Additionally, I have served as the Institutional Review Board co-chair of our hospital and as a member of our ED Quality Committee. Prior to medical school I worked as an epidemiologist and as an EMT. My training in epidemiology gives me the skill to critically assess the literature and apply it scientifically and clinically to legal ...

Steven D High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, CXLT High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting Ltd.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Slip Trip & Fall, OSHA - Certified Industrial Hygienist, Safety, Occupational Safety, Chemical Exposure, Public Health, Trenching, Construction Safety, Cranes, Rigging, Accident Investigation, Coefficient of Friction, Slip Resistance, Lockout, Electrical Safety, NFPA 70E, Health Exposure, Noise, Safety Culture, OSHA
Over 30 years in Safety & Health. Authorized Trainer and Instructor-Trainer for the OSHA Training Institute Outreach Education Center in Construction and General Industry. Post-baccalaureate Certificates in Environmental Health & Industrial Hygiene (Johns Hopkins) / Epidemiology & Bio-statistics (Drexel). Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) Emergency Medical Technician - PA (EMT) Certified XL Tribometrist(CXLT)(slip-resistance) Frequent Public Speaker on Safety and Health Issues. Creative approaches and perspectives to cases. Defense and Plaintiff work. Organization Participation and Memberships: Lancaster County Industrial Safety Council (officer positions) American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Member: Consultants’ Division American Industrial Hygiene Association (AHIA): Full Member; Member of the Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Committee American Conference of Governmen...

Robert B Sklaroff, MD Robert B. Sklaroff, M.D.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oncology, Internal Medicine - Medical Legal Evaluations, Legal Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Medical Management, Independent Medical Examinations, Disability Evaluation, Toxicology, Nurse, Pharmacology-Clinical, Public Health, Hospitalist, Health Informatics
I have prepared reports for both Defense and Plaintiff attorneys; I have worked with insurers. I attempt to provide "disinterested" reviews by articulating the only school-of-thought that befits the database; my perennial focus has been on tobacco abuse. I completed Oncology/Hematology Fellowships at Sloan-Kettering and Hahnemann; I have been in continuous solo-practice since 1981. I was President of a Medical Staff and, thus, am familiar with the JCAHO system; I was deeply involved in Organized Medicine for 20 years and, thus, am familiar with policies generated by professional entities. I have scrutinized the law and how it influences medical and administrative procedures; the interface between law and medicine continues to fascinate.

Lucy H Fraiser, PhD, DABT Lucy Fraiser Toxicology

Texas
Toxicology, Environmental - risk assessment, public health, air quality, NAAQS, risk-based corrective action, ozone (O3), nitrogen oxides (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), particulate matter (PM), chemicals
Dr. Lucy Fraiser is a board-certified toxicologist with over 25 years of experience in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, health effects and toxicology evaluations, development of quantitative toxicity criteria, development of risk-based air quality guidelines and soil cleanup criteria, and risk communication. Dr. Fraiser has conducted hundreds of exposure assessments for chemicals used in pharmaceutical laboratories and industrial processes, chemicals applied to control pests and unwanted vegetation, and chemicals released as unwanted by-products of chemical and product manufacturing, combustion of fossil and waste-derived fuels, generation of electricity, petroleum refining, smelting, rock crushing, and activities at military installations. Dr. Fraiser has been qualified as an expert, deposed, and has provided expert testimony in contested case hearings, criminal case hearings, Federal Civil suits, and toxic tort litigation on numerous occasions.

Arthur T. Hadley, III, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM Smart Medical

Katy, Texas
Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Disability Evaluation, Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Aviation/Aerospace Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
Having commanded hospitals in peace and war and being held accountable for all aspects of healthcare. I can comment on a hospital's performance (joint committee inspections), the provision of health care, in general and an individuals performance in particular. Fully certified in occupational medicine to include federal drug testing.

Bhaskar Kura, PhD, PE I2Care, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Environmental Engineering, Environmental - Air Quality Modeling, Indoor Air Quality, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Public Health, Cancer Risk, Worker Health, Pollution, Pollution Prevention, Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, Medical Waste, Exposure Assessment, Emissions Modeling, Water Pollution, Green House Gas Emissions, Dispersion Modeling.
Dr. Bhaskar Kura is a higher education leader and has 35 years of professional experience as a professor, researcher, and scientist in the filed of environmental engineering. Over the years, he worked in industry, consulting, and academia. He is a registered Professional Environmental Engineer in the State of Louisiana. He published more than 100 technical articles and supervised graduate students for their MS and PhD degrees. His core areas of expertise include, but not limited to: (1) Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling (2) Indoor Air Quality (3) Exposure Assessment (Public and Worker Health Risk Evaluation) (4) Water and Air Pollution Assessment (5) Waste Management (6) Pollution Prevention (7) Life Cycle Costing and Life Cycle Assessment (8) Evaluation of Toxicity and Hazard of Materials and Wastes (9) Green House Gas Emissions Assessment / Management (10) Compliance Evaluation with Federal, State, and Local Regulations (11) Inverse Dispersion Modeling to Evaluate Source Str...

Remington Nevin, MD, MPH, DrPH Office of Dr. Remington Nevin

White River Junction, Vermont
Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Occupational Medicine, Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Antimalarial Drug Adverse Effects, Antimalarial Drug Toxicity
Dr. Remington Nevin is a Vermont-based physician epidemiologist and expert consultant in the adverse effects of antimalarial drugs, including mefloquine, tafenoquine, chloroquine, and hydroxychloroquine. Dr. Nevin has been invited to testify before the U.S. Senate, the Australian Senate, the U.K. Parliament, and the Canadian Parliament, and has provided evidence to the Irish Department of Defence. Dr. Nevin’s work has been instrumental in improving policymakers’ understanding of the potential for long-lasting and permanent neurologic and psychiatric effects from quinoline antimalarials. Dr. Nevin's work has also contributed directly to militaries in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland discontinuing their decades-long policies of first-line use of mefloquine, in favor of safer and better-tolerated alternatives. Dr. Nevin was first to publish a clinical description of quinism, the permanent disorder of brain and brainstem dysfunction caused by the use of mefloquine and related q...