Amber J. O'Malley, MSN, RN, AFN-C, SANE-A, SANE-P Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: O'Malley Forensic Nursing Services, PLLC
  • Phone: 479-866-7294
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Legal Nurse Consulting and Nurse

Specialty Focus:

strangulation, domestic violence, petechiae, assault, sexual assault, sexual abuse, rape kit, evidence collection, forensic nurse, sexual assault nurse, neck injury, genital injury

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing, Grand Canyon University; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Grand Canyon University; Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Gateway Community College

Years in Practice:

18

Additional Information

Amber O'Malley is a master's prepared RN of 18 years. She has 9 years of specialty practice as a Forensic Nurse Examiner and is board certified as an Advanced Forensic Nurse (legal systems, forensic science, forensic nursing), and as both a Pediatric and Adolescent/Adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. She has provided over 600 comprehensive medical forensic examinations on all ages of victims of crime in the areas of non fatal strangulation, domestic violence, sexual assault, and sexual abuse. She is an expert on the mechanisms of manual strangulation of the neck, signs and symptoms of strangulation, and strangulation-related head and neck injury. She is an expert on sexual abuse/assault, including anogenital findings and injury with interpretation related to sexual contact, bodily injury in assault, forensic evidence collection, chain of custody, and forensic photography. She is confident with public speaking, training, and community education. She is an instructor for the statewide SANE trainings and a statewide preceptor, and is part of many statewide and local workgroups and task forces. She is experienced with court testimony as both a fact and expert witness. She has testified in civil court, criminal court, juvenile court, military court martial, and Title IX campus investigations, as well as provided several depositions. She is dedicated to providing objective and non-biased testimony based on both her clinical knowledge and the most current evidence-based medical science. Amber is experienced in legal case consultation, records review, and effective technical report writing.