Correctional Healthcare Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of correctional healthcare expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on correctional healthcare and related issues. Correctional healthcare expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these correctional healthcare expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Correctional Healthcare, Deliberate Indifference, Suicide, Correctional Medical Director, Prison Medicine, PTSD, Chronic Disease In Prisons, Correctional Suicide, Corrections, Cruel/Unusual Punishment In Prisons, Disability Evaluation, Geriatrics, Independent Medical Examination, Inmate Access To Care, and Inmate Medical Care.

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Susan E. Lawrence, MD

Correctional Healthcare, Internal Medicine - Medical oncology, prisons, jails, ICE, immigration detention facilities, deliberate indifference, cancer treatment in prison, end of life care in prison, chronic disease management in prison, general inmate health care, correctional medical director, triage, delayed diagnosis, delayed treatment
Experienced Correctional Medicine Physician and Consultant. Double Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology), with additional areas of expertise in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and coccidioidomycosis. Educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and and Baylor College of Medicine. Founder/former CEO of nonprofit HIV/AIDS organization and and founder of FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) for underserved populations. Skilled expert witness with extensive experience in records review, report writing, and deposition/trial testimony. Award winning writer and public speaker. Licensed in California and Indiana. Plaintiff and defense cases accepted. CV upon request.

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

Alaska
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Marty Hearyman, MD, CCHP

Searcy, Arkansas
Correctional Healthcare - 20+ yrs Experience, Certified Correctional Healthcare Professional, Prison Medicine, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Prison Standards of Care, Inmate Medical Care, NCCHC Standards, Site Director, Prison Physician
Dr. Hearyman is a Certified Correctional Healthcare Professional that has over 20 years of experience as a practicing physician; thirteen years in private family practice, and over 7 years as a site Medical Director for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. He has over 6 years of experience providing medical care via telemedicine. As a former high school teacher and coach, he enjoys the educational aspect of helping his patients. He is a motivator of patients to take ownership of their health. As a patient advocate, he empowers participating patients in a joint decision-making process: 1) by engaging in an informed risk/benefit discussion, 2) and by implementing a health care plan for those needing inspiration and encouragement to embrace a more proactive approach to the optimization of their health. Dr. Hearyman has experience in fiction and non-fiction writing. None of his work has been made available for publishing at this time. Both plaintiff and defense cases accepted.

Lisa Boesky, PhD Jail Suicide Expert

San Diego, California
Forensic Psychology, Correctional Healthcare - jail suicide, suicide in jails, juvenile detention suicide, correctional suicide, jail suicide standard of care, correctional suicide standard of care, suicide risk assessment, suicide, jail/prison/correctional facility suicide
Dr. Lisa Boesky is a Jail Suicide expert. Dr. Lisa takes complex clinical information grounded in research and communicates it in a practical, engaging and user-friendly manner via: --Expert Witness testimony on legal cases involving individuals who have died by Suicide while incarcerated (plaintiff and defense) --Correctional Suicide presentations at national conferences --Audits/Reviews of Jail Suicide Prevention Programs --Litigation Consultant on legal cases involving individuals who have died by Suicide while incarcerated (plaintiff and defense) --Training Programs for correctional, mental health, substance abuse, and law enforcement professionals --Authoring books, book chapters, and other publications related to correctional mental health and Suicide If you need additional information about Dr. Lisa, her services, or a copy of her Curriculum Vitae, please contact her.

Rachyll Dempsey, PsyD, ABPP Expedient Medicolegal Services

Oakland, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Independent Medical Examination, Disability Evaluation, Correctional Healthcare, Geriatrics, Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment, Child Development, Malingering Detection, Sex Offender Risk, Personal Injury, Head Trauma, Effects of Trauma, PTSD, Medical Malpractice, Depression, Anxiety
Dr. Dempsey is a Forensic Neuropsychologist licensed as a psychologist in 2006 by the California Board of Psychology; as a psychologist in 2022 by the Nevada and Alaska Boards of Psychology; Board Certified as a Forensic Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in 2017; became a Qualified Medical Evaluator certified by the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) in 2014; certified as an Independent Practitioner by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) in 2012; and was President of the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum (NCNF) 2015-16 and Chapter Chair of California Coalition on Sex Offending (CCOSO) 2016-17. She spent six years as a licensed psychologist working as Assessment Coordinator and supervisor for trainees at San Quentin State Prison and is currently CEO and Founder of Psychological Assessment, Inc., a corporation providing psychological testing and assessment in forensic and non-forensic domains, competency restora...

Raymond Herr, MD Correctional Care Consultants LLC

San Diego, California
Correctional Healthcare, Addiction Medicine - Correctional healthcare expert, correctional standard of care, correctional addiction care, drug and alcohol detoxification in correctional settings, correctional medical director, supervision of advanced practice providers
Dr. Raymond Herr has been practicing in correctional healthcare for more than 25 years. He is board certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health and in Addiction Medicine. He began his correctional work as a jail physician and jail medical director, later becoming an associate chief medical officer then a chief medical officer. He has been a chief medical officer for two national correctional healthcare companies over the past 10 years. He has provided patient care in jails, state prisons, and federal prisons over the past 25+ years. His areas of specialty include correctional policies and procedures, correctional standard of care, utilization management, supervision of advanced practice providers, drug and alcohol detoxification in correctional settings, medication-assisted treatment in correctional settings, addiction care in correctional settings. Dr. Herr has worked more than 1000 hours within emergency rooms and urgent cares and has been a primary care provider in non-c...

Susan E. Lawrence, MD

Lancaster, California
Correctional Healthcare, Internal Medicine - Medical oncology, prisons, jails, ICE, immigration detention facilities, deliberate indifference, cancer treatment in prison, end of life care in prison, chronic disease management in prison, general inmate health care, correctional medical director, triage, delayed diagnosis, delayed treatment
Experienced Correctional Medicine Physician and Consultant. Double Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology), with additional areas of expertise in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and coccidioidomycosis. Educated at Barnard College of Columbia University and and Baylor College of Medicine. Founder/former CEO of nonprofit HIV/AIDS organization and and founder of FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) for underserved populations. Skilled expert witness with extensive experience in records review, report writing, and deposition/trial testimony. Award winning writer and public speaker. Licensed in California and Indiana. Plaintiff and defense cases accepted. CV upon request.

David M Mathis, MD CCHP-P FAAFP

Napa, California
Correctional Healthcare, Family Medicine - Prison Medicine, Prison Hospice, Chronic Disease in Prisons, Inmate Access to Care, Deliberate Indifference, Cruel/Unusual Punishment in Prisons, Mental Health in Jails, Prison Standard of Care Violations, COVID-19, Formulary Complaints, Delayed Diagnosis/Treatment in Jails, Inmate Medical Care
David M. Mathis, M.D., Board Certified in Family Medicine for 30+ years. He has spent 20 years in prison medicine, most recently as a Physician and Surgeon at the California Medical Facility (CMF), a state prison for inmates with medium to high acuity medical issues. Designated a Certified Correctional Health Care Professional-Physician, he has also achieved Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr. Mathis spent four years as medical director of Eastern Correctional Institution (ECI), Maryland's largest prison (3500 inmates) and co-authored a published study, “Point-of-care INR Determination, Coumadin Dosage Changes, and Use of a Historical, Self-updating Database in a Prison.” During his time in private practice, he taught medical students from George Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Virginia Medical School as an Associate Professor of Health Care Sciences. Dr. Mathis is an experienced expert witness in Correctional Healthca...

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

California
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Nkiruka Ndu, MD, FACP, QME, CCHP-P Just Law Medical Services

Visalia, California
Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine - Correctional Healthcare, Independent Medical Examination, Worker's Compensation, Medical necessity determinations, Disability assessments, Medical file chart review, and utilization management,
Nkiruka Ndu, MD, FACP, QME, is the Medical Director of Just Law Medical Services, a medical-legal consulting firm that provides medical-legal evaluations in internal medicine. She is a Qualified Medical Examiner in the state of California, She evaluates injured workers and personal injury cases. She performs medical necessity determinations for Independent Review Organizations. for medical necessity determinations and appropriateness of care. She is knowledgeable in the National Commission of Correctional Healthcare Standards.

Joseph H. Obegi, PsyD, CCPH

Davis, California
Psychology, Correctional Healthcare - Suicide, suicide prevention, suicide risk assessment, standard of care, deliberate indifference, negligence, prison, corrections, correctional mental health
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with more than a decade of experience in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. I am familiar with the clinical, administrative, and legal aspects of delivering mental healthcare in prison. I have delivered direct services in outpatient, inpatient, and segregated settings and administered outpatient and inpatient psychiatric programs. Mental healthcare in prison is frequently tied to judicial intervention. I am broadly familiar with the legal basis and remedial phases of such intervention. I am approved by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care as a Certified Correctional Health Professional. I have specific expertise in suicide in adult correctional settings (e.g., suicide risk assessment, treatment of suicidal persons, and suicide prevention policy). Currently, I monitor and support the suicide prevention programs for 10 prisons in Northern California. I have previously coordinated the suicide prevention pro...

Gaines C. Martin, MD, PhD

Orange Park, Florida
Correctional Healthcare, Hospitalist - Aviation Medicine

Dr. Michael D McMunn, NP, CCHP- Mental Health, CCHP- Advanced Standard of Care Determination

Monroe, Georgia
Correctional Healthcare, Nurse Practitioner - Correctional Healthcare, ACA Standards, Affidavit of Merit, Affidavit of Meritorious Defense, Deliberate Indifference, Depositions - Live and Remote Video, Federal Rule 26 Expert Report, Medical Negligence, NCCHC Standards, Standard of Care, Testimony at Panel Hearing, Wrongful Death, NP, RN, LPN
Providing professional services in correctional healthcare legal proceedings. Specializing in nurse and nurse practitioner standard of care determination. Experience testifying: NP, CNS, PA, RN, LPN, CNA, MA and EMT practice. 100+ Recent Plaintiff and Defendant cases regarding: ACA Standards Affidavit of Merit (25+) Affidavit of Meritorious Defense Deliberate Indifference Depositions- Live & Remote (20+) Federal Rule 26 Report - Multiple States (50+) Medical Negligence NCCHC Standards Panel Hearing Testimony Preliminary Report Preliminary Opinion Pre-Settlement Review Pre-Suit Affidavit Regulatory Scope of Service Standard of Care Wrongful Death Death- Cancer, Cervical Injury- Cancer, Skin Death- Cancer, Skin Death- Cardiac Injury- Compartment Syndrome Death- Dehydration Injury- Diabetes Injury- Gastrointestinal Death- Gastrointestinal, Ileus Death- Gastrointestinal, Thrombosis Death- Gastrointestinal, Effusion Death- Hepatic Injury- Hepatitis C Injury- Hernia Death- Homicid...

Mitchel Holliday, EdD, RDN, CDCES, FAND Holliday Consulting, LLC

St. Charles, Minnesota
Nutrition, Food - Food Allergy, Obesity, Diabetes, Malnutrition, Foodborne Illness, Dietitian/Dietician, Wound Care, Menu Analysis, Prison/Jail, Hunger Strike, Food Safety, Dysphagia, Clinical Nutrition, Food Label/Labeling, Correctional Healthcare, Food Poisoning, Food Adulteration, Health Claims, Public Health
Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for over 15 years. For more than 12 of those years Dr. Holliday has helped to enhance the nutrition care of the United States largest correctional system and has served as the Chief of Nutrition and Dietetics for the Federal Bureau of Prisons since 2013. In 2021, he was selected by the U.S. Surgeon General to serve as the Chief Dietitian Officer for the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Holliday has extensive experience and knowledge working with government senior executive staff and attorneys on in-depth nutrition and dietetic matters and providing foreign and domestic intergovernmental legal and budgetary communications including, Senatorial, Congressional, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and Office of the President responses. Dr. Holliday has numerous peer-reviewed publications, extensive international and national public speaking experience, and experience consulting with private law firms...

A.E. Daniel, MD DANIEL FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES

Columbia, Missouri
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Suicide, Prisons, Jails, Forensic Psychiatry, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, PTSD, medication, substance abuse, jail suicide, prison suicide, correctional suicide, group home suicide, nursing home suicide, addiction, teen suicide, juvenile suicide
Award winning thought leader on prison suicide. Triple Board-Certified medical doctor. (Psychiatry, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry). Former Director of Psychiatric Services for the Missouri Department of Corrections. Directed, managed and supervised services provided by psychiatrists working in all prisons in Missouri. Was administratively responsible for all mental health services provided by the mental health staff. Considerable experience in providing direct psychiatric services to jail and prison inmates in various correctional institutions. Significant experience interacting with correctional staff that provides direct one-to-one services to inmates on suicide watch and attending to their needs. Authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed articles in correctional mental health and particularly on risk identification, prevention and risk management strategies relating to suicide in jails and prisons. One of the co-authors who updated the World Health Or...

Cheramie Thompson, MHA, BSN, RN, VWCN

Las Vegas, Nevada
Nurse, Medical Management - geriatrics, pediatrics, nursing homes, long term care, home health, home care, fall prevention, ICU, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, correctional healthcare, pressure sores & ulcers, wound care, skilled nursing facility, director of nursing, tracheostomy, hemodialysis
Award-winning nurse leader. Broadly experienced including: director of nursing at skilled nursing facility, wound care certified, pediatric homecare, director of nursing at an acute care hospital, acute care travel nurse, correctional nurse, and ICU nurse. Experience in psychiatric-geriatric care, ICU, medical-surgical, neurology, psychiatric and post-operative units.

Nathaniel R. Evans, II, M.D., FACEP

Delanco , New Jersey
Occupational Medicine, Correctional Healthcare - Addiction Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Jail Medicine, Dram Shop Litigation Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Previous positions include: -Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, N.J. -President and Medical Director, Burlington Medical Center, Wilingboro, N.J. -Medical Director Burlington County (New Jersey) Department of Corrections -Physician, Virtua at Work -Medical Director, Concentra of Northeast Philadelphia Provide litigation support in Correctional/Jail Medicine related cases.

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

New York
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Barry J Mills, MD PhD Worth Treatment Center

Weatherford, Texas
Psychiatry, Correctional Healthcare - Psychiatrist, Suicide, Violence, Risk, Dangerousness, Psychopathy, Corrections, Standards, Prison, Jail, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Employment, ADA, Traumatic Brain, PTSD, Trauma, Memory, Wills, Competency, Capacity, NGRI, Insanity, Ethics, Cult, Religion, Terrorism, Psychotherapy
Barry Mills MD PhD is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience as a clinical psychiatrist and expert witness. Dr. Mills is a former faculty member of Harvard Medical School and the Residency Training Director of the University of Texas Dell Medical School. He has been honored with fellowship awards from the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Mills has been a Harvard Faculty Teaching Award nominee and an Editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. Dr. Mills has served as an expert witness in state and federal matters for defense, plaintiff and prosecution. He has extensive experience in correctional matters, including serving as a Clinical Director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Chair of the TDCJ Suicide Prevention Taskforce and as an expert witness on the Adam Walsh Act (42 U.S.C. §16911). Dr. Mills is adept at communicating complex clinical information based in science to non-cl...

Ryan D. Herrington, MD MPH David Medical Services PLLC

Olympia, Washington
Correctional Healthcare, Addiction Medicine - Correctional expert witness, correctional medical director, prison medicine expert, jail medicine expert, prison medicine doctor
I offer plaintiff and defense expert witness services in the field of correctional medicine. As of December 2021, I have reviewed approximately 70 files with approximately 18 requiring deposition and 1 proceeding to a trial appearance. I adhere to the Guideline for Physicians Serving as Expert Witness published by the American College of Correctional Physicians of which I am a member. Broadly speaking, my testimony commonly involves standard of care in a correctional environment. Specific concerns that frequently arise include: -Wrong/missed diagnosis -Wrong/insufficient or no treatment -Delay of care -Insufficient access including but not limited to failing to refer to specialist providers and failure to use the local emergency department I have experience both as a primary care physician in a correctional environment and also as a physician administrator.
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