Andrea S. Baptiste McKinney, MHA, MA, OT, CIE Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Eye on Ergonomics, Inc.
  • Phone: 813 416 0388
  • Cell: 813 416 0388

Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Ergonomics and Medical Management

Specialty Focus: Patient Transfers, Patient Safety, Staff Safety in Healthcare, Patient Handling and Movement, Patient Lifts and Transfer Technology, Lateral Transfer Equipment, Patient Falls, Fall Related Injury Prevention, Biomechanics, Standard of Care, Healthcare Ergonomics, Risk Management

Education: MHA, Ohio University; MA, New York University; BA, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Years in Practice: 17

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: <5


Additional Information

Over 16 years of experience in patient safety and safe patient handling. Taught classes on safe patient handling, fall prevention, use of technology for risk management, healthcare ergonomics, and implementation of safety cultures. Taught as an adjunct professor in area of clinical biomechanics. Presented nationally for over a decade in patient handling and healthcare technology. Published peer review articles nationally on safe patient handling/technology/bariatric technology. Performed grant writing/IRB submissions/clinical trials. Implemented safe patient handling programs in acute care hospitals across US. Product design and biomechanical evaluations to establish reduction of risk of injury. ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Golden Key Recipient, Golden Key International Honor Society; Certification in Safety, Institute for Healthcare Improvement PAST COMMITTEES: • Chair of Slings & Bariatrics task force, Tampa, VA, external partners • Prosthetics Clinical Management & Functional Capacity Evaluation Task Force -National, VA • Co-coordinator of the Bariatric Pre-conference for Safe Patient Handling & • Movement Conferences • Ergonomic Consultant and project coordinator for equipment trials at the VA hospital • NAON (National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses) Task Force member • AORN (Association of Peri-Operative Nurses) Task Force member