Gina D'Aquilla, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 805-906-1382
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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+


Additional Information

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.