Vaccines Expert Witnesses

Vaccines 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 vaccines. The vaccines expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Allergy & Immunology, Child Abuse, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Infectious Diseases, Occupational Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Urgent Care Medicine.

Jimmy Skaggs, PharmD, MBA

JG Skaggs & Associates

Benton, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Mail-order pharmacy, prostate cancer, oral cancer drugs, urology drugs, Testosterone/Hormone replacement, vaccines, pharmacy operations, specialty pharmacy, mail-order pharmacy
Dr. Skaggs is a pharmacist expert experienced in community retail, specialty retail, and hospital pharmacy. He oversaw the establishment of, and now manages a specialty retail pharmacy pharmacy in a large urology group practice. He serves on the Tumor Board and the Advanced Prostate Cancer Committee for the clinic. He has provided didactic and experiential education to Doctor of Pharmacy students, case-based learning to Physician Assistant students, and education to practicing physicians and nurses. He has served as an expert and consultant since 2015. Memberships/Certifications: -American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) - Member -American Pharmacists Association (APhA) - Member -Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Lab Director -APhA Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery Certificate -National Institutes of Health (NIH): Protecting Human Research Participants Certification

Jennie W Gary, MD, MPH, FAAP

Pasadena, California
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Teens, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Outpatient, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Genetics, Mental Health, Telemedicine
Dr. Jennie W. Gary is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a busy outpatient community pediatrics clinic as a general pediatrician, where she sees thousands of patients annually. She also has experience precepting and teaching pediatric residents. She participates in weekly CME activities and practices standard of care, evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

David Joel Witt, MD, FIDSA, CIC

Praxis Med Experts

San Rafael, California
Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine - Internal Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Infection Control, Clinical, COVID-19, Vaccines, Transplant
Dr. Witt is an Infectious Disease Specialist and the former regional hospital epidemiologist with Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan and residency and fellowship at The Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He has been board certified in Emergency Medicine and is board certified in Tropical Medicine and Infection Control. He has also been board certified in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases. He has been on the faculty of the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at the University of California at San Francisco.

Richard J. Auerbach, MD, FAAP

MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Pediatrics - Board Certified Pediatrician, Standard of care, Newborn, Development, Behavior, Asthma, ADHD, Pediatrics, Sexual / Child Abuse / Neglect, Vaccines, Custody, Meningitis Serious Bacterial Infections, Trauma, SIDS, RSV, GERD, dehydration, breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, Lyme tick disease, Sports
Richard Auerbach, MD has been a general pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics since 1998. He completed a chief residency and hospitalist year following training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He remains active on staff at Danbury Hospital / Western CT Health Network. As an Associate Professor of clinical pediatrics through the Universities of CT and VT, and Ross University, he has taught countless medical students and residents, as well as participating in weekly CME activities. Recently, he and his wife, Julia Auerbach, MD JD, established MD Consult Services. The goal of this endeavor is to provide comprehensive medical opinions for case reviews and legal proceedings in the areas of Pediatrics (Richard) and Family Medicine (Julia). Both are Board certified in their respective fields and highly regarded in the communities in which they work. MDConsult Services has provided numerous comprehensive case reviews for attorneys. Both physicians are available fo...

Kimberly Graziano, MD

Pelican Pediatrics

Sebastian , Florida
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Children, Teenager, Adolescent, Primary Care, Newborn Nursery, Standard of Care, Billing and Coding, Newborn Discharge, Behavior, ADHD, Asthma, Vaccines, Child Abuse, Immunizations, RSV, GERD, Breastfeeding, Medication Errors, Custody, Puberty, Pediatrics
Dr. Kimberly Graziano is a Board Certified Pediatrician serving children from birth to 18. Dr. Graziano founded Pelican Pediatrics of Sebastian, Florida in 2005 and continues to serve the east central coast of Florida in active clinical practice. She is highly regarded in her community and is on staff at Sebastian River Medical Center. She practices evidence based medicine and is skilled at diagnostic dilemmas. Dr. Graziano understands current standards of care and provides opinions based solely on facts. She does work for both plaintiff and defense. She also is a Peer Reviewer for the State of Florida Department of Health. Dr. Graziano completed her training at the Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She enjoys teaching and considers expert witness work another opportunity to do so.

Brian Harris, MD

Pediatric Associates

Altamonte Springs, Florida
Pediatrics - General Pediatrics, Infants, Children, Adolescents , Pediatric Standard of Care, Evidence Based Medicine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Asthma, Infectious Diseases, Puberty, Billing and Coding, Meningitis, Sepsis, Immunizations, Vaccines, Behavior Issues, Newborns, Child Abuse and Neglect
Dr. Harris is a board certified pediatrician who earned his medical degree from the University of Florida and completed his pediatric internship and residency at Stanford University. With over 30 years of experience in general primary care pediatrics, he has served as the medical director for Altamonte Pediatric Associates. Currently, Dr. Harris holds the position of Clinical Lead Physician, overseeing a team of doctors and nurse practitioners across three offices. Throughout his career, Dr. Harris has been dedicated to mentoring medical students and pediatric residents. His leadership extends beyond clinical practice; he has served as president of the Central Florida Pediatric Society and was the Founding Chairman of the Pediatric Section of Adventhealth Altamonte Hospital, contributing significantly to the establishment of a level 2 NICU for specialized care to newborns. A proponent of evidence-based medicine, Dr. Harris is well-versed in the pediatric standard of care within the...

David A Rusk, MD

Pediatric Associates, Inc.

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Pediatrics - Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Vaccines, Diabetes, Meningitis, Emergency, General Pediatrics
David A. Rusk, MD is the president of Pediatric Associates, Inc. and is a board-certified pediatrician with 20+ years of experience in private practice. As a faculty member of the Indiana University School of Medicine and as a general pediatrician, Dr. Rusk has extensive educational expertise, having taught nurses, medical students and residents for 20 years. He has experience in case review, medical malpractice panels and courtroom testimony. As the founder of the pediatric diabetes outpatient program at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, he has a particular area of expertise in outpatient diabetes management in addition to a broad fund of knowledge in pediatric care from birth through adolescence.

Duska J. Thurston, MD, FAAP

Bangor, Maine
Pediatrics, Child Abuse - child abuse, neglect, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), Münchausen Syndrome (MSP), sports medicine, concussion, TBI, brain injury, medical clearance, return to play, newborn hearing, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) hearing loss, vaccines, child safety, burns, sepsis, meningitis, diabetes
I am a board certified pediatrician with 30 years of experience in both ambulatory and hospital pediatrics. I am experienced in child abuse and neglect as well as pediatric head trauma. I have additional expertise in newborn care, neonatal resuscitation, circumcision and birth injuries. I have been a Neonatal Advanced Life Support instructor for over 10 years and an instructor in Pediatric Advanced Life Support for 20 years. I received the "Special Achievement Award" for distinguished service and dedication to the mission and goals of the academy from the American Academy of Pediatrics due to my work in child safety. Lastly, I am an experienced medical educator with multiple teaching awards. I am available for medical case review, written reports, deposition and testimony as well as pediatric life care planning.

Paul M. Lantos, MD, MS

Duke University School of Medicine

Durham, North Carolina
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Occupational Medicine - Lyme disease, COVID, malaria, typhoid, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, tick-borne diseases, parasites, measles, pertussis, meningitis, bacterial infections, sepsis, fever, cytomegalovirus, infected animal bites, vaccines, travel medicine, epidemiology, institutional review board (IRB)
• Triple-boarded specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine • Fellowship trained at Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Harvard School of Public Health • COVID-19 experience, including case management, test interpretation, isolation and public health recommendations, personal and occupational protective measures, risk assessments for adults and children at risk of severe COVID-19, and return to work determinations for infected employees. • Clinical and academic expertise in vector-borne infectious diseases (e.g. infections carried by ticks and mosquitoes), zoonotic infections (transmitted from animals, e.g. rabies, bartonella, cat scratch and cat bite fever), and environmental infectious diseases. • Clinical and academic expertise in geographic and travel medicine, including clinical malaria and malaria prevention, travel vaccines, pre-travel counseling and risk assessments, post-travel evaluation, prevention and treat...

Carey Williams, MD, MPH, FAAP

Greensboro, North Carolina
Pediatrics, General Practice - Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatrics, Primary Care, Newborns, Standard of Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Development, Behavior, Failure to Thrive, Nutrition, Vaccines, Sexual/child abuse, neglect, Allergies, Asthma, Obesity, Infections, Rashes, Telemedicine, ADHD
Dr. Carey C. Williams is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She works at a large suburban outpatient pediatrics clinic which serves 16,000+ patients from birth to 19 years of age. As a general pediatrician, she sees thousands of patients annually for acute and preventive care, and has experience with hospital care of the well newborn. She has served as lead physician for clinic- and community-based quality improvement initiatives, participates in regular CME activities, and practices evidence-based medicine according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. She also teaches and supervises medical students on a regular basis.

Caleb M. Habeck, MD, FAAP

Akron, Ohio
Pediatrics - Pediatrics, Hospitalist / Inpatient, Newborn, Infant, Adolescent, Jaundice, Newborn resuscitation, Hypoglycemia, Circumcision, Respiratory distress, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Sexual / Child abuse / Neglect, Asthma, Standard of care, Development, Behavior, Vaccines, Serious bacterial infections (SBI), SIDS
I am a clinically active full-time Pediatric Hospitalist employed by Akron Children’s Hospital. In my practice, I have worked at multiple regional hospitals, both academic and community-based, in the Northeast Ohio region, including Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Boardman, Warren, and Dover. I primarily see patients in inpatient pediatric units with experience diagnosing and treating sick and injured pediatric patients with a high level of care. I have also cared for a significant number of neonates in Level I Well Newborn nurseries and Level II Special Care nurseries. I do circumcisions regularly as well as newborn resuscitations for all neonates that are delivered under my care. I am board certified in Pediatrics. I was born, raised, and have remained in Ohio - I graduated Cum Laude from The University of Akron with my B.S. in just 2 years, followed by my M.D. from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and my residency in Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital. I often teach...

Michael A. Sulzinski, Ph.D., L.L.C.

Michael A. Sulzinski, Ph.D., L.L.C.

Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
Infectious Diseases, Allergy & Immunology - COVID-19, Vaccines, Vaccine Injury, SARS-CoV-2, Coronavirus, mRNA, Virology, Virus, Immunology, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Food Poisoning, Patent Law, Workplace Infections, HIV, AIDS, Bacteria, Vaccine Mandate

Melinda M. Holliday, MD, FAAP

Austin, Texas
Pediatrics, Urgent Care Medicine - Board Certified Pediatrician, Pediatric Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Standard of Care, Vaccines, Pediatric Procedures, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Child Abuse/Neglect, Medical Malpractice, Medical Chart Review, Lacerations, Allergic Reactions, Fractures, Asthma
Board certified Pediatrician with broad clinical experience in general, hospitalist, telemedicine, urgent care and emergency pediatric medicine. Dr. Holliday practiced for 6 years as a Pediatric ER attending in a Level II Trauma Center in NYC including supervising ER and Pediatric medical residents as well as mid level providers. She has worked extensively with underserved populations, both urban and rural, including migrant communities and is fluent in Spanish. She currently works in general, urgent care and telemedicine pediatrics in Austin, Texas which includes acute management of lacerations, fractures, asthma exacerbations, allergic reactions, medication reactions, foreign bodies, animal bites, rabies prevention management, MVAs, wound care and head trauma. Her general pediatric practice focuses on adolescent medicine and asthma management. She has also been a telemedicine physician since 2017 with multiple providers. Fellow, American Board of Pediatrics Board Eligible, Urgent...