- Phone: 805-906-1382
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Nurse and Legal Nurse Consulting
Specialty Focus: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Strangulation expert, Forensic nurse, Medical-legal examiner, Sexual assault, Child sexual abuse
Education: AA, Ventura College; AS, Ventura College of Nursing; BSN, University of Phoenix; MFS, National University
Years in Practice: 12
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20+
I have worked in many settings within the hospital system including Medical-Surgical, Oncology, Telemetry, Definitive Observation Unit (DOU), and the Emergency Department. In 2012, she launched her career in forensic nursing as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner in Ventura County than in Los Angeles County in 2013. I have performed more than 1,300 sexual assault examinations on people of all ages, including suspects of sexual assault. I currently hold the position of Medical Coordinator for the only sexual assault center in Ventura County. I work to educate law enforcement, District Attorneys, medical personnel, first responders, advocates, members of the military, and community members on sexual assault and strangulation prevention. I am a well-known expert in Ventura County and have testified many times as an expert witness in sexual assault cases as well as domestic violence cases involving strangulation.