- Phone: 805-906-1382
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Nurse and Legal Nurse Consulting
Specialty Focus: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Strangulation Expert
Education: AA, Ventura College; AS, Ventura College of Nursing; BSN, University of Phoenix; MSN, National University
Years in Practice: 11
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20+
Ms. D'Aquilla has 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 then in Los Angeles County in 2013. Ms. D'Aquilla has performed more than 1,000 sexual assault examinations on people of all ages, including suspects of sexual assault. She currently holds the position of Medical Coordinator for the only sexual assault center in Ventura County. Ms. D'Aquilla works to educate law enforcement, District Attorneys, medical personnel, first responders, advocates, members of the military, and community members on sexual assault and strangulation prevention. She is a well-known expert in Ventura County and has testified many times as an expert witness in sexual assault cases as well as domestic violence cases involving strangulation.