Toxicology Expert Witnesses

Toxicology 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 toxicology. The toxicology expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Anatomic Pathology, Dermatology, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Environmental, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Industrial Hygiene, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine, Pathology, and Pharmaceutical Research.

Jenifer S. Heath, Ph.D.

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.

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CSP, CIME, FACOEM

Alabama
Occupational Medicine, Industrial Hygiene - Toxicology, Mold, Indoor Air, OSHA, metals (arsenic, chromium, lead, mercury), ethylene oxide, ethylene dibromide, chemical exposure, Medical Standards, Workers Compensation, Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Disability Evaluation, Return to Work, MD, CIH.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee (TLV) of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guida...

Adel Shaker, MD, LLB, FCAP Board Certified Anatomic & Forensic Pathologist - International Medical Legal Forensic Experts, LLC

Huntsville, Alabama
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, independent medical examiner, autopsy review, cause of death, manner of death, wrongful death, nursing home death, medical malpractice, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault, body assault, motor vehicle accident, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, custody police death, jail
The area of expertise in which Dr. Shaker will be tendered is pathology, including but not limited to general pathology, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, & Forensic Pathology. Over 30 years of experience as practicing, fully licensed pathologist with extensive training in forensic pathology & testifying as an expert witness in many cases. Earned his law degree and was involved in national and international high profile cases. He's fluent multilingual. Cases review include but not limited to autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, police intervention and custody death, nursing home death and elder abuse/ neglect, wounds evaluation, occupational and industrial accidents, suicide, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, toxicology,drug overdose, sexual crime, firearm injuries, variable injuries/trauma and self inflicted wounds. I am available for a no-charge initial consultation (free screening of case).

Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Searcy, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CHCQM, CIME Nelhs Betancourt, M.D ., Inc.

Irvine, California
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Independent Medical Examiner, IME, Internal Medicine, Lung, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Solvents, Chemical Exposures, Mold, Workers' Compensation, Bauxite, Toxicology, Diabetes, Stroke, Rheumatological Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pulmonary Disease, Fit-For-Duty, Chronic Pain, Gastrointestinal Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Toxicology, American Board of Independent Medical Evaluators, American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians, Board Certified Physician Advisor, Medical Review Officer, Certified Department of Transportation Medical Examiner, and certified in the use of the AMA Guides, for impairment determinations. Dr. Betancourt has numerous years of experience performing Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) within the scope of his credentials. His in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Biochemistry and Toxicology, provide a solid framework to thoroughly investigate and determine causation and/or formulate recommendations, for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disability benefits. Dr. Betancourt has performed IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, strok...

Paul Damian, PhD, MPH, DABT, ERT Board Certified Toxicologist/European Registered Toxicologist - Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC

California
Toxicology, Environmental - Evaluation of chemical risks to public health and the environment; toxicology; adverse effects of chemicals, drugs, and nutritional supplements. Proposition 65 compliance, indoor air and vapor intrusion, chemical contamination of food and dietary supplements, drug-induced liver toxicity.
Dr. Damian is the Founder and Principal of Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC (DAT). He is a Board Certified Toxicologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology or DABT) and European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He has a PhD in Toxicology and Pharmacology from the University of California-Davis, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health (Environmental Chemistry) from the University of Michigan and 40 years of experience in the quantitative evaluation of health risks related to all types of chemicals and exposure circumstances. DAT provides expert-level health risk assessment services related to chemically contaminated property, chemical exposures in the workplace, and chemical exposures from consumer products. Specialty areas include mine and smelter site health and ecological risk assessments, vapor intrusion and indoor air risk assessments related to solvent release, hazardous waste site risk assessments, workers' compensation cases, drug-induced liver toxicity...

Mason D. Harrell, III, MD, MPH, FACOEM

San Diego, California
Occupational Medicine, Public Health - Chemical Exposures, Heat Injuries, Asbestos, Dust, Mold, Air Quality, Heavy Metals, Radiation, Toxicology, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Malingering, Stress, Violence, PTSD, Personal Injury, Disability, Chronic Pain, Telemedicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Public Health and Coronavirus COVID-19
Harvard Instructor of Physicians, Harvard-trained (Residency & MPH), double board-certified, full-time practicing physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the World Health Organization (WHO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and MDGuidelines®. Published original research on Long Term and Short Term Disability in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and chapter author of Psychological Factors and Workforce Health in ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. Published with the World Health Organization in the Journal of Infectious Disease on Ebola infections in health care workers. His involvement in the coronavirus (COVID-19) response includes instructing medical, health, and safety professionals, creating policies and procedures, directing preventive medicine and public health, mitigating transmiss...

Angela Lynch ToxPlus Consulting LLC

California
Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Research - Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Toxicology, Industrial Chemicals, Contract Research Organizations, Academic Research, Drug Development, Human Health Risk Assessment, Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, DABT, US FDA, US EPA, Gene Therapy, Biologics, Toxicologist, Pharmacologist
I am toxicologist and pharmacologist with a board certification in toxicology. I have 20 years of experience working with in the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries to address pharmacology/toxicology, regulatory affairs issues and human health risk assessment. I have more than 30 years of research, consulting and regulatory experience. I have worked with law firms for the last 15 years in various capacities to support litigation. I am an active member of the American College of Toxicology, Society of Toxicology, and American Society of Gene and Cell Therapies. I also am a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) since 2018.

Dimi Maffia, PharmD, BCCCP PharmD Consultation, Inc

San Diego, California
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Toxicology, Pharmacist Standard of Care (Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics), Adverse Drug Events, Drug-Drug Interactions, Medication Safety and Errors, Pharmacogenomics, Anticoagulation, Antiarrhythmics, Antibiotic Stewardship, Medication-Related Surgical Complications, Opioid Safety
I currently practice as an Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at VA San Diego Health Care System, and I have practiced in clinical pharmacy at 6 different healthcare systems. I obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2014 from the University of the Pacific and have been a registered pharmacist in California for 10 years. I completed 2 years of postgraduate pharmacy residency training at VA San Diego Health Care System, with the first year focusing on pharmacy practice in ambulatory care and inpatient hospital settings, including hospice and long-term care, and the second year specializing in critical care pharmacy. I am a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP) and have held additional specialty clinical pharmacist positions in emergency medicine and critical care. I have clinical research experience in healthcare institutions and the pharmaceutical industry, having collaborated to conduct phase 2, 3, and 4 clinical trials and retrospective chart review. I currently...

Othon J. Mena, M.D.

Thousand Oaks, California
Forensic Pathology, Forensic Medicine - Forensic pathologist, medical examiner, coroner, board certified, pathology, forensic medicine, autopsy, postmortem exam, wrongful death, sudden death, manner of death, cause of death, toxicology, medical record review, death certification, death investigation, medicolegal, injury, injurie
Certified by American Board of Pathology in Forensic, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, California medical license, Experienced in criminal and civil testimony, Have performed more than 6,000 postmortem exams

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Howard S Robin, MD LJ Pathology Consultants

La Jolla, California
Pathology, Forensic Pathology - Breast Cancer, Kidney Pathology, Toxicology, Liver Pathology, Blood Banking, Laboratory Medicine, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunology, Forensic Pathology, Autoimmune Diseases, Drugs of Abuse, Transfusion reactions, Opiates/opioids, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, Immunopathology
40 years providing expert testimony in pathology cases. Extensive experience deposition and courtroom testimony. Autopsy experience coroner's office. 37 years of experience directing clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories in hospital and outpatient settings. Special focus blood banking, cancer diagnosis, toxicology, immunology, pharmacology including drugs of use and drugs of abuse.

Mike Apostle, MD, MBA

Timnath, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - military medicine, neglect, patient transport, hospice, EMTALA, toxicology, corporate practice of medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, end of life care, Disaster, EMS, delay of care, geriatric, HIPAA, austere environment, prehospital care, aviation, nursing home, transfer, wilderness
20 years of experience in emergency medicine and former EMS medical director. Currently on pause from clinical practice as I complete my JD.

Andrew Perugini, Pharm.D.

Watertown, Connecticut
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Pharmacist, Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Adverse Drug Events, Anticoagulation, Medication Error, Pharmacist Medical Malpractice, Drug Interaction, Pharmacokinetics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Alcohol,
Dr. Perugini is a pharmacist with 11 years of experience. He initially started his career in retail pharmacy and eventually moved to the hospital setting as a clinical pharmacist. He is an adjust assistant professor at several pharmacy schools in his state. He has worked his way up to the position of Pharmacy Supervisor/Clinical Coordinator at his practice site. He is a member of several system-wide committees to help establish new protocols or therapies and to investigate medication error events and ways to reduce future errors. His knowledge is extensive, encompassing a wide range of areas, including infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, anticoagulation, neurology, oncology, cardiology, extravasation and more. As mentioned before, he serves as the clinical coordinator at his hospital, ensuring that any new clinical initiatives are properly executed at his practice site. This includes providing education and participating in committees to discuss ways to improve pa...

Robert L Copeland, MS, PhD

Washington, District Of Columbia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmaceutical Research - Forensic Pharmacology, Toxicology
I am an Associate Professor and Chair; as well as former Chair of the Medical IRB. As a forensic pharmacologist, my role is to analyze, assess, review, and support the attorney's position. I am recognized as an expert witness in pharmacology and toxicology for deposition and trial testimonies (Criminal, Civil and Military courts; both Plaintiff and Defense). My area of expertise includes a broad range of cases such as blood alcohol level (BAL), DUI, adverse drug reactions to medicines, overdose of medicines, drug interactions, and personal injury resulting from an exposure to medicines, effects from drug abuse or industrial chemicals, and induction of cancer by chemicals. I have provided written reports and in the case of a trial, I have testified to clearly explain the findings in the court. I view my role as a forensic pharmacologist involving helping the attorney in preparing a cross-examination of the expert on the opposite side.

Daniel E Buffington, PharmD, MBA, FAPhA Clinical Pharmacology Services, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Autopsy, Capital Crimes, Controlled Substance, Dispensing, DUI, Dramshop, Drug Screen, Evidence, Medication Therapy Management, Pain Management, Pharmacology, Postmortem, Toxicology, Trafficking, Prescribing, Prescribing, Side Effects, Substance Use Disorders, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Dr. Buffington is the President and Practice Director at Clinical Pharmacology Services, located in Tampa, FL. He is a Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology specialist and provides medication therapy management consulting, serves as a principal investigator for Phase II and III clinical trials, and manages a national drug information service that provides clinical consulting support for medical practices, health systems, health plans, laboratories, and government agencies. Throughout his career, he has been an active member in numerous professional associations including elected leadership (American Medical Association, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacology, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and numerous others). He is also a certified Drug Diversion Investigator (NADDI). Dr. Buffington’s practice also includes a forensic pharmacology division that supp...

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CSP, CIME, FACOEM

Orlando, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Industrial Hygiene - Toxicology, Mold, Indoor Air, OSHA, metals (arsenic, chromium, lead, mercury), ethylene oxide, ethylene dibromide, chemical exposure, Medical Standards, Workers Compensation, Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Disability Evaluation, Return to Work, MD, CIH.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee (TLV) of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guida...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Walter Liszewski, MD Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
Dermatology, Occupational Medicine - Contact dermatitis, Allergy, Eczema, Acne, Rosacea, Melanoma, Alopecia, Hair loss, Skin cancer, Disability, Toxicology, Occupational health, Occupational injuries, Tattoo, Isotretinoin, Allergic contact dermatitis, Hair dye, Makeup, Shampoo, Metal allergy
I am an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and an Assistant Professor of Cancer Epidemiology at Northwestern University. I have over five years of experience as a general dermatologist and patch testing expert. My clinical practice focuses on identifying allergies patients have to personal care products and workplace exposures. These allergies include hair dye, makeup, shampoo, gloves, medicines, jewelry, metal implants, tattoos, medical devices, and occupational chemicals. I am also frequently involved in occupational medicine and disability cases due to chemical allergies and toxicity. Beyond allergies, I treat and manage common dermatologic conditions including hair loss, skin cancer, melanoma, acne, rosacea, warts, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, and eczema. I currently serve on the board of directors of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and the European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research. I have been the site PI for several dermatology clinical trials, and my ...

Angela Lynch ToxPlus Consulting LLC

Westmont, Illinois
Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Research - Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Toxicology, Industrial Chemicals, Contract Research Organizations, Academic Research, Drug Development, Human Health Risk Assessment, Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, DABT, US FDA, US EPA, Gene Therapy, Biologics, Toxicologist, Pharmacologist
I am toxicologist and pharmacologist with a board certification in toxicology. I have 20 years of experience working with in the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries to address pharmacology/toxicology, regulatory affairs issues and human health risk assessment. I have more than 30 years of research, consulting and regulatory experience. I have worked with law firms for the last 15 years in various capacities to support litigation. I am an active member of the American College of Toxicology, Society of Toxicology, and American Society of Gene and Cell Therapies. I also am a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) since 2018.

Gourang P. Patel, Pharm.D Critical Care Education

Chicago, Illinois
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Medication, Error, Toxicology, Adverse Drug, Pharmacology, Clinical Trials, Pharmacy, Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit, Prescription, Prevention, Operating Room Medication Safety
Specialization of pharmacology and toxicology of medications utilized both in the hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Detailed analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions, and providing strategies for prevention. Particular focus on practice of pharmacy, medication side effects, and medication safety.

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Illinois
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Doug Rush, CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA,MSc, Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Louisiana
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - CIH, CSP, CHMM, Covid, Indoor Air Quality, Toxicology, Asbestos, Environmental, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Dermal Assessment, Exposure, Occupational Hygiene, COPD, Forensic Science, Environmental Engineering, Job Hazard Assessment, OSHA, Safety, Warnings & Labels, Products Liability, IAQ
Summary of Experience I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), EPA Nationally Qualified Asbestos Consultant, Licensed Asbestos Consultant, and Hazmat Expert. I help clients with a whole range of health, safety, and environmental challenges, and I have a specialty in industrial hygiene including forensic analysis and testimony associated with current and past exposures to chemical, biological, and safety related injuries and illnesses. My experience encompasses the leadership and management of teams of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) experts including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, environmental engineers, medical doctors, nurses, and technicians in workplace incidents and exposures to industrial chemicals and substances such as asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, pesticides, among others. My accomplishments include participation ...

Charles M Yarborough, MD, MPH CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Medical Epidemiology, Asbestos, Chrysotile, Lead, Occupational Disease, Causation, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Toxic Tort, Impairment, Fraud, Product Liability, Toxicology, Case Review, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Healthy Life Expectancy, Risk Management
Charles Yarborough, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, CIME, is president of CYHealthAssociates, LLC, a health consulting and research firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Yarborough is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and also in Occupational Medicine. Licensed in several states and DC, he continues to see patients for these areas of medicine at company and community clinics. For litigation support he writes expert reports and was deposed and has testified mostly in asbestos and lead matters. Dr. Yarborough is on the medical staff of Johns Hopkins hospital in Bethesda and Inova Alexandria Hospital. Before joining Lockheed Martin as medical director in 2007 until 2015, he was senior managing scientist in New York City for an international engineering and health consulting firm, a company physician, and a doctor in private practice. For years he was a part-time Chief Physician at the VA Health Care System and medical consultant to USDOL on medical causation. Dr. Yarborough is an elected ...

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Cambridge Occupational Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Truck & Transport Accidents, Aerotoxicity (Aerotoxic Syndrome), Covid-19, Firefighters, Police, Cardiovascular, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Sleep medicine, Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Intolerances, Mold, Latex Allergy, Record Review, Causation Analyses, Heavy Metals, Toxicology
Dr. Kales is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Professor & Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and has produced over 225 publications. He is the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Kales has conducted numerous IMEs, chart reviews and has served as an expert for various Governmental Agencies, Insurance Companies, Corporations and Attorneys. He is Board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and was previously trained and certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Kales' reports are timely, objective and yield scientific, objective, consistent, convincing opinions. He also has significant experience with deposition and trial testimony.

Angela Lynch ToxPlus Consulting LLC

Massachusetts
Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Research - Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Toxicology, Industrial Chemicals, Contract Research Organizations, Academic Research, Drug Development, Human Health Risk Assessment, Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, DABT, US FDA, US EPA, Gene Therapy, Biologics, Toxicologist, Pharmacologist
I am toxicologist and pharmacologist with a board certification in toxicology. I have 20 years of experience working with in the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries to address pharmacology/toxicology, regulatory affairs issues and human health risk assessment. I have more than 30 years of research, consulting and regulatory experience. I have worked with law firms for the last 15 years in various capacities to support litigation. I am an active member of the American College of Toxicology, Society of Toxicology, and American Society of Gene and Cell Therapies. I also am a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) since 2018.

Robert B Swotinsky, MD, MPH

Sudbury, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Drug testing, drug test, drug screening, drug screen, alcohol testing, alcohol test, toxicology, medical review officer, MRO, toxicology, impairment, disability, DOT physicals, DOT exams, occupational medicine, occupational health, truck driver.
My reports are clear, detailed, well-organized, well-referenced, and timely. Qualifications include: board certified in occupational medicine. Certified medical review officer (MRO), FMCSA (NRCME) Medical Examiner and trainer, and (former) FAA Medical Examiner. Fellow of American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and awarded the 2018 ACOEM Achievement in Occupational Medicine Award. Assistant Professor, U Mass Medical School. Former residency director for occupational medicine training program. Written books and written/given numerous educational programs to physician and other groups about drug and alcohol testing, and about DOT physicals (commercial motor vehicle driver exams). From 1995 - 2022, wrote "MRO Update" national newsletter for physicians. Have taught supervisors about reasonable suspicion determinations. Consultant to federal agencies on medical standards for truck drivers and on workplace drug and alcohol testing programs. Consultant t...

Paul Damian, PhD, MPH, DABT, ERT Board Certified Toxicologist/European Registered Toxicologist - Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC

Traverse City, Michigan
Toxicology, Environmental - Evaluation of chemical risks to public health and the environment; toxicology; adverse effects of chemicals, drugs, and nutritional supplements. Proposition 65 compliance, indoor air and vapor intrusion, chemical contamination of food and dietary supplements, drug-induced liver toxicity.
Dr. Damian is the Founder and Principal of Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC (DAT). He is a Board Certified Toxicologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology or DABT) and European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He has a PhD in Toxicology and Pharmacology from the University of California-Davis, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health (Environmental Chemistry) from the University of Michigan and 40 years of experience in the quantitative evaluation of health risks related to all types of chemicals and exposure circumstances. DAT provides expert-level health risk assessment services related to chemically contaminated property, chemical exposures in the workplace, and chemical exposures from consumer products. Specialty areas include mine and smelter site health and ecological risk assessments, vapor intrusion and indoor air risk assessments related to solvent release, hazardous waste site risk assessments, workers' compensation cases, drug-induced liver toxicity...

Joseph S. Bertino, Pharm.D Bertino Consulting

Schenectady, New York
Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical pharmacology, toxicology, drug interactions, side effects, drug safety, drug labeling, drug-food interaction, alcoholism, drug abuse & addiction, medication errors, medication systems, lack of drug response, overdosing and underdosing.
Dr. Bertino has an extensive record of publications and clinical experience in drug therapy. He is a Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. Prompt, completely referenced expert service in all area of clinical pharmacology and pharmacy practice. In addition to clinical pharmacology expertise, he has substantial experience in hospital, community, nursing home, and other practice settings.

Rebecca Florsheim, MD, MPH

Cold Spring, New York
Internal Medicine, Public Health - asthma, air pollution, climate change, toxicology, toxins, endocrine disruptors, environmental hazards, microplastics, PFAS, phthalates, superfunds, carcinogens
I am a physician with an academic and research interest in environmental health. As such, my clinical focus is almost exclusively comprehensive outpatient asthma management. My main research and teaching interest is environmental air pollutants, but I also have an expert-level of understanding of other environmental toxins and endocrine disruptors. I am very interested in being contacted with any cases related to these topics.

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP Med Legal Pro, LLC

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Margaret Jarvis, MD; DFASAM

Tunkhannock , Pennsylvania
Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry - ASAM Criteria, drug testing, clinical policies, professionalism, board certification, Suboxone, buprenorphine, opiates, alcohol, toxicology, drug screening, addiction treatment, drug treatment, alcohol treatment, overdose, stigma, medical director, addiction medicine, overdose, methamphetamine.
Dr. Jarvis has been holding leadership positions in addiction medicine for decades, in clinical, academic and policy positions. She has led clinical teams at ASAM levels 3.7 (medically managed inpatient) and 1.7 (medically managed outpatient). She has designed clinical programs and overseen their implementation and maintenance. The programs she has designed and worked with include both medication management and counseling therapies. She has taught at all levels of medical education, helping to start an addiction medicine fellowship program that was in the first groups to receive accreditation from the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American College of Graduate Medical Education. She has served on the committee that has written the Addiction Medicine certifying board examination since 2000. She has held numerous leadership positions with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, serving both as a member of the board and as an officer of the board. She has long...

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Trauma, Toxicology, Respiratory distress, Cardiac, Standard of care, Stroke, Procedural education, Airway management, Wound management, Sepsis
I am a board-certified emergency Medicine physician with over 12 years of clinical experience at a high acuity academic Level 1 trauma center as well as multiple community emergency departments in the Philadelphia region. I graduated from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and went on to complete an Emergency Medicine residency at Temple Hospital. I then worked as faculty at Temple Hospital with a focus on resident education, airway and procedural management, and medical simulation. I currently continue to work there in a per diem capacity while also working at several Philadelphia-area community hospitals. I have extensive experience with pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients, am published in several Emergency Medicine textbooks and journals, and routinely speak at national medical conferences.

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CSP, CIME, FACOEM

Texas
Occupational Medicine, Industrial Hygiene - Toxicology, Mold, Indoor Air, OSHA, metals (arsenic, chromium, lead, mercury), ethylene oxide, ethylene dibromide, chemical exposure, Medical Standards, Workers Compensation, Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Disability Evaluation, Return to Work, MD, CIH.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee (TLV) of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guida...

Anisha Malhotra, MD

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Chief administrative officer, Partner, Leadership, Free-standing, Rural, Locums, Orthopedic, Cardiology, Resuscitation, Pediatric, Trauma, Sepsis, Health Policy, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Radiology, Psychiatry, Critical Care, Public Health, Toxicology, OB/Gyn, ophthalmology, pharmacology
- Chief Administrative Officer and founding partner of a new EM physician group - Experience in hospital-based rural and urban EDs, Free-Standing EDs, Academic EDs, and Locums - Experience with health policy - International experience working at a rural ED in New Zealand - EM Residency at Parkland Hospital (UT Southwestern) - B.S. Nutritional Sciences, Minors in Spanish and Health Policy & Administration

Doug Rush, CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA,MSc, Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Cypress, Texas
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - CIH, CSP, CHMM, Covid, Indoor Air Quality, Toxicology, Asbestos, Environmental, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Dermal Assessment, Exposure, Occupational Hygiene, COPD, Forensic Science, Environmental Engineering, Job Hazard Assessment, OSHA, Safety, Warnings & Labels, Products Liability, IAQ
Summary of Experience I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), EPA Nationally Qualified Asbestos Consultant, Licensed Asbestos Consultant, and Hazmat Expert. I help clients with a whole range of health, safety, and environmental challenges, and I have a specialty in industrial hygiene including forensic analysis and testimony associated with current and past exposures to chemical, biological, and safety related injuries and illnesses. My experience encompasses the leadership and management of teams of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) experts including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, environmental engineers, medical doctors, nurses, and technicians in workplace incidents and exposures to industrial chemicals and substances such as asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, pesticides, among others. My accomplishments include participation ...

Adel Shaker, MD, LLB, FCAP Board Certified Anatomic & Forensic Pathologist - International Medical Legal Forensic Experts, LLC

Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, independent medical examiner, autopsy review, cause of death, manner of death, wrongful death, nursing home death, medical malpractice, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault, body assault, motor vehicle accident, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, custody police death, jail
The area of expertise in which Dr. Shaker will be tendered is pathology, including but not limited to general pathology, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, & Forensic Pathology. Over 30 years of experience as practicing, fully licensed pathologist with extensive training in forensic pathology & testifying as an expert witness in many cases. Earned his law degree and was involved in national and international high profile cases. He's fluent multilingual. Cases review include but not limited to autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, police intervention and custody death, nursing home death and elder abuse/ neglect, wounds evaluation, occupational and industrial accidents, suicide, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, toxicology,drug overdose, sexual crime, firearm injuries, variable injuries/trauma and self inflicted wounds. I am available for a no-charge initial consultation (free screening of case).

Paul Uribe, MD DMH Forensic Consulting

Richmond, Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, Death investigation, Cause of death, Manner of death, Trauma, Injury, Pain and suffering, Medical examiner, Homicide, Survivability, Time of death, Forensic, Coroner, Toxicology, Overdose, Histology, Laboratory Medicine.
- Board Certified Physician in Anatomic, Clinical, and Forensic Pathology (American Board of Pathology) - Active medical licensure in 9 states - Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army - Recipient of the FBI Director's Award for Outstanding Criminal Investigation, 2022 Paul Uribe was born and raised in the beaches of Southern California and the forests of Southern Oregon. After attending Claremont McKenna College, he received a direct commission into the US Army to attend the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His post-graduate medical education included training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland in Baltimore. His job titles have included Staff Pathologist at Madigan Army Medical Center; Chief of Pathology at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning Georgia; Deputy Medical Examiner, Regional Medical Exam...

Jennifer E Souders, MD Souders Independent Medical Consultations PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - toxicology, impairment, prescription, drugs, opioids, cannabis/marijuana, alcohol, criminal, DUI/DWI, felony, civil, personal injury, dram shop, overdose
I am a physician (M.D.) who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. As a consultant in forensic/legal cases, my main area of focus involves the clinical toxicology of prescription medications, recreational drugs and substances of abuse, marijuana/cannabis, and alcohol. My training and education include the interpretation of clinical and forensic toxicology test results in multiple matrices, including blood, urine, serum, hair, and nails. In addition, my training and education include safe opioid prescribing procedures, interpretation of prescribing records, assessment of patient responses to prescribed opioids, and overdose prevention education and practices. Unlike non-physicians who review toxicology test results in forensic cases, as a clinician I am able to read, interpret, and testify on the contents of medical records. I understand that the presence of a positive test result does not necessarily constitute the presence of impairment or obs...