Pharmacist Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of pharmacist expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on pharmacist and related issues. Pharmacist 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 pharmacist expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Medication Errors, Drug Interactions, Decubitus Ulcers, Overdose, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy Standards, Clinical Trials, Geriatrics, Opioids, Pharmacology, Adverse Drug Reactions, Anticoagulation, Community Pharmacy, and Critical Care.

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Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

Dennis K McAllister, R.PH, FASHP McAllisteRx Consulting LLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Regulation - Pharmacy standard of care/negligence, Board of Pharmacy relations, national pharmacy regulatory affairs, hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, mail service, non-resident pharmacy issues, pharmacy technology regulations, and automation issues.
Dennis is an Arizona-based pharmacist with a broad set of practice experiences acquired over 40 years of pharmacy practice. He served in the United States Air Force as a pharmacy officer, and opened and operated a community pharmacy after leaving active duty. Dennis has served as Director of Pharmacy at three hospitals, two in rural areas, and the other, an 800-bed facility with an attached children’s hospital in an urban setting. Dennis was a founding faculty member at the Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale, eventually serving as its Assistant Dean. As the Pharmacist in Charge of the Humana Mail Pharmacy in Phoenix, managing pharmacy practice for a staff of 700 that filled over 35,000 prescriptions each day. Dennis has worked for the last decade as the Senior Director of Pharmacy Regulatory Affairs for Express Scripts, supervising a team that covered all 50 state boards. He recently retired from that position. Dennis has extensive experience in standard of care an...

Michael T Rupp, PhD, RPh, FAPhA Midwestern University College of Pharmacy - Glendale

Glendale, Arizona
Pharmacist, Safety - Community Pharmacy, Quality, Safety, Medication Errors, Dispensing Errors, DUR, Patient Counseling, Workflow, Policies and Procedures, Management, Prescription Dispensing, Staffing & Workload, Opioids
Experienced consultant and expert witness specializing in chain and independent community pharmacy operations with emphasis on medication safety management and dispensing errors. Expertise includes staffing, workflow, policies & procedures and quality assurance. Deep experience in opioid litigation. Credentials include community and hospital pharmacy practice experience, numerous peer-reviewed articles, and excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Searcy, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

Jimmy Skaggs, PharmD JG Skaggs & Associates

Benton, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - antibiotic allergies, prescription delivery, opioid stewardship, benzodiazepines, drug-induced QT prolongation, Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), fluoroquinolones, hazardous drugs, medications in pregnancy/lactation, pharmacokinetics, Pradaxa, DUI/DWI, warfarin, vaccines, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Dr. Skaggs is a pharmacist expert experienced in retail and hospital pharmacy. He manages a retail pharmacy, serving as pharmacist in charge. He has provided didactic and experiential education to Doctor of Pharmacy students, case-based learning to Physician Assistant students, and education to practicing physicians and nurses. He has served as an expert and consultant since 2015. Memberships/Certifications: -American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) - Member -American Pharmacists Association (APhA) - Member -Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Lab Director -APhA Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery Certificate -National Institutes of Health (NIH): Protecting Human Research Participants Certification

Zlatan Coralic, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

San Francisco, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - medication safety, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, dispensing, toxicity, anticoagulation, emergency medicine, drug patent, drug labeling, drug administration, clinical pharmacy, pharmacy operations, opioids, adverse drug events, critical care, intensive care unit, resuscitation, clinical trials
Dr. Zlatan Coralic is a full-time practicing Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. He is also a Clinical Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy and in the Department of Emergency Medicine where he provides didactic and experiential training to pharmacy and medical students and residents. Dr. Coralic has published numerous peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. His research focuses on medication safety and efficacy and he has been involved in large multicenter clinical trials. Dr. Coralic is a frequently invited speaker at medical and pharmacy conferences. Dr. Coralic’s most recent expert witness work has been at the state and federal levels. He has provided reviews, opinions, depositions, and testimony in areas of standards of pharmacy care, medication safety, adverse drug events, and patent infringement.

Stanley W Goldenberg, RPH, FASCP Strom and Associates, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing Homes, Consultant Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy, Long-Term Care, American Society Consultant Pharmacist, Geriatric, Senior Care Pharmacist, Nursing Home Medication, Emergency Medication, Pain Medicine-Management
Stan served for eight years on the California Board of Pharmacy (BoP), 2001-2008, and was president of that board from 2004-2006. During his BoP service he was deposed and acted as an expert witness on behalf of the Board of Pharmacy for the California Attorney General’s Office. His experience includes ownership of Commerce Pharmacy, a closed-door institutional long-term care pharmacy from 1970-1996, which grew to service 13,000 nursing-home beds and from 1980-1990 he owned and operated 13 nursing homes (1700 beds) in the Los Angeles area. Today, Stan is the president of Downey Plaza Pharmacy Long-Term Care Division and Director of Long Term Care for ModernHealthLTC Pharmacy, and an Expert Witness in Pharmacy. He is currently a board member of the California Council for the Advancement of Pharmacy (CCAP – Long-Term Care Rx Advocacy Group) and is also a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He is a member of the California Pharmacists Association, the America...

Kimberly Ann Hoffmann, PharmD, APh, BCPP, BCGP Pacific Pharmacy Practice PC

Bakersfield, California
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Substance Abuse, Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Geriatric medicine, Pharmacy Practice
I have experience in most aspects of pharmacy practice and have been involved in cases handling substance misuse, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, geriatric medicine, home infusion pharmacy, hospice, community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy both clinical and administrative pharmacy, and rural healthcare. I have been a pharmacist for 30 years, and I am also a Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Pacific.

Jack H Raber, Pharm.D. Clinipharm Services

Seal Beach, California
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacy Law,Pharmacy Practice,Pharmacy Standards,Prescription Benefits,Prescription Fraud,Pharmacist Discipline,Pharmacy Malpractice,Adverse Drug Reactions,Hospital Pharmacy,Nursing Home Pharmacy,Controlled Substances,Drug Interactions
I am a pharmacist with nearly 50 years of both practice and management experience in a variety of clinical settings. Since 1993, I have provided expert witness services and litigation support in over 150 cases throughout the country in matters specifically related to pharmacy malpractice, pharmaceuticals-related hospital and medical malpractice, prescription benefit fraud, overdispensing of controlled substances, as well as assistance in disciplinary proceedings against pharmacists and pharmacies. I have also participated in compliance audits of federally-sponsored health plans where it pertains to pharmaceutical services. I am formerly an instructor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. My areas of expertise for teaching purposes include site-specific pharmacy practice guidelines, community pharmacy risk management, hospital pharmacy risk management, prescription drug benefits, pharma...

Kenneth H Schell, Pharm.D., R.Ph., CIPP Strom and Associates

Los Angeles, California
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - fraudulent controlled drug/narcotic prescriptions, prescription drug abuse, California pharmacy practice, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP), CURES, corresponding responsibility, wrongful death, drug overdose, standard of care medication use hospitals, retail pharmacy and clinics
Ken served 8 years on the California Board of Pharmacy, 2003-2011. He was President of that board 2009-2010. He was also a member of the California Society of Health System Pharmacists (CSHP) serving on the CSHP Board of Directors from 1993 - 1997nand as a presidential officer from 1997-1999. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for DisabilityRightsNow.com (DRN) a nonprofit created to address the underrepresentation of people with disabilities in the legal field and co-teaches Pharmacy Law and Ethic at the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Ken is a member of the America Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL), the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the American Society for Health-System Pharmacists, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD, BCACP Aletheia Consulting Services

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - forensic pharmacist, pharmacy fraud, medical use necessity, formulary, overdose, dispensing error, drug litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, controlled substance, internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, women's health, geriatrics, diabetes, insurance
Broadly experienced, board certified clinical pharmacist. Extensive experience treating patients under scope and collaborative of practice agreements as a mid-level provider for the VA, academic, and urban community institutions. 4 years of high-volume retail experience. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Florida. Vast experience in medical necessity and quality. Substantial formulary review experience. Treating experience includes inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth. Peer Reviewer: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Extensive public speaking experience.

Susan M Skolly-Danziger, PharmD, MS, CPh, DABAT Psychiatric Affiliates, PA

Maitland, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacist - DUI Alcohol or Drugs, Drugs of Abuse Testing, Effects of Drugs on Behavior, Illicit Drug Synthesis, Drug/Drug Interactions, Poisoning, Medication Errors, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Hospital-Related Medication Errors, Adverse Effects of Drugs, Forensic Toxicology, Pharmacy, Pharmacology
· Dr. Skolly-Danziger is a Florida Consultant Pharmacist. A consultant pharmacist is a medication therapy management expert, who advises on the use of medications for patients in a variety of settings such as nursing homes, hospitals and outpatient clinics. · Dr. Skolly-Danziger is an expert in the field of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Toxicology. She has been qualified by Circuit and Federal Judges in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Oklahoma to provide opinions to the Court and juries from misdemeanor to death penalty cases in the areas of Pharmacy, Pharmacology, and Toxicology. She has been qualified as an expert in toxicology in both Criminal and Civil matters. · Dr. Skolly-Danziger has been qualified as an expert in Toxicology in both Criminal and Civil cases involving opioid-related deaths. · Dr. Skolly currently provides standard of care reviews concerning matters in both retail and hospital pharmacy practice on behalf of the Florida Department of Health.

Alexa J Basilio, PharmD, BCOP Board Certified Pharmacist

Atlanta , Georgia
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacotherapy, overdose, cancer, chemotherapy, drug interactions, drug safety, treatment-related side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical trials, supportive care, oncology, dispensing errors, opioid stewardship, allergic reactions, anticoagulation, blood thinners, hospital
Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacist at Emory University Hospital. As the clinical pharmacy specialist, Alexa works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to optimize supportive care and manage acute and chronic toxicities of treatment for various types of disease states including cancer. Alexa has hands on experience compounding and dosing various drugs (sterile and unsterile preparations). In addition, she is involved with clinical trials and develops drug order sets and protocols. Alexa also educates the clinical staff on safety initiatives and pharmacotherapy considerations. As the pharmacy expert, Alexa provides expertise in the area of appropriate use of therapy (guideline- and evidence-based medicine, drug-disease match), drug safety (interactions, adverse reactions and effects, medication errors, overdose, inappropriate use or place of therapy), pharmacology (drug exposure, subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetic...

Nakia M. Shaw, Pharm.D McArthur's Apothecary

Douglasville, Georgia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - pharmacy regulations, pharmacy standards of care, pharmacist medical malpractice, drug utilization reviews, medication errors, adverse drug reactions, Medicare and Medicaid
Dr. Shaw (Pharm-D) is a Board-Certified Doctor of Pharmacy with a specialization in numerous disease states. He has a specialization certification in Nuclear Medication. Dr. Shaw is also a Reviewing Medical Officer/Independent Practitioner for The Department of Labor/Federal Occupational Health (nationally and state specific). Dr. Shaw has been a Reviewing Adjudication Officer for Healthcare for the State of Georgia for CMS/Medicaid through the Dept of Health and Human Services Dr. Shaw has been in practice as clinical/compound/adjudication pharmacist since 1999 in many diverse settings including hospital, hospital transitional care, community clinic, critical care, compounding, and retail. In addition Dr. Shaw has served in a variety of leadership roles that have contributed to his experience as an expert witness. In particular, Dr. Shaw has extensive experience reviewing cases related to diagnostic errors, pre and post-operative management, hospital in-patient treatment, hospital...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Glenn S. Balas, RPH

Chicago, Illinois
Pharmacist - Retail Pharmacist, Experienced, Overdose, Prescriptions, Drug-Food Interactions, Pharmacy Practice, Medication Misuse/Abuse, Medication, Error, Adverse Drug, Pharmacy,
With over 45 years in the pharmacy industry, Glenn Balas has honed his craft, excelling in various aspects of the industry, from retail pharmacy operations and compliance issues to inventory management and patient consultations. As a licensed pharmacist and former pharmacist owner, Balas has combined his clinical expertise and entrepreneurial business acumen to increase revenue, streamline operational processes, and improve the quality and level of patient care. His proven expertise has not only helped countless patients, but also pharmaceutical representatives, medical professionals, healthcare organizations, and insurance providers. From his long and distinguished career in the pharmacy industry, education and professional growth has always been at the forefront of Balas’ career. With a Doctorate of Pharmacy and as a member of the American Pharmacist Association and American Diabetic Association, Mr. Balas has stayed at the forefront of medication and pharmaceutical management i...

Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD, BCACP Aletheia Consulting Services

Illinois
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - forensic pharmacist, pharmacy fraud, medical use necessity, formulary, overdose, dispensing error, drug litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, controlled substance, internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, women's health, geriatrics, diabetes, insurance
Broadly experienced, board certified clinical pharmacist. Extensive experience treating patients under scope and collaborative of practice agreements as a mid-level provider for the VA, academic, and urban community institutions. 4 years of high-volume retail experience. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Florida. Vast experience in medical necessity and quality. Substantial formulary review experience. Treating experience includes inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth. Peer Reviewer: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Extensive public speaking experience.

Gourang P. Patel, Pharm.D Critical Care Education

Chicago, Illinois
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Medication, Error, Toxicology, Adverse Drug, Pharmacology, Clinical Trials, Pharmacy, Critical Care, Intensive Care Unit, Prescription, Prevention, Operating Room Medication Safety
Specialization of pharmacology and toxicology of medications utilized both in the hospital and retail pharmacy settings. Detailed analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions, and providing strategies for prevention. Particular focus on practice of pharmacy, medication side effects, and medication safety.

Dennis A. Wichern, Retired DEA Special Agent in Charge Prescription Drug Consulting LLC

Carmel , Indiana
Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacist - DEA, DEA Expert, DEA Compliance, DEA Consultant, DEA Compliance Consultant, DEA Pain, DEA Compliance Consultant, DEA Opioid Consultant, DEA MAT, DEA OTP, DEA Pharmacy, DEA Pharmacy Consultant, DEA ASC, DEA Researcher, DEA Training
Dennis Wichern is a partner in Prescription Drug Consulting LLC, where he focuses his efforts on DEA compliance services, risk mitigation initiatives and the development of corrective action plans to protect healthcare organizations, ASC’s, pharmacies and providers nationwide. His experience includes 30 years of public service as a DEA Special Agent retiring in 2018 as the Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago Field Division where he directed all criminal enforcement and diversion control operations in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota with a team of approximately 550 employees. Dennis was the first to develop DEA compliance services and training relating to pain and prescription opioids, SAMHSA MAT and OTP’s regulations, pharmacy and ASC operations, and drug researcher protocols. Dennis is a recognized expert on the dangers of heroin and the prescription drug epidemic and routinely speaks to healthcare organizations, ASC’s, pharmacies and pro...

Daniel Mickool, R.Ph, M.S., Ed.D Drug Experts

Portland, Maine
Pharmacist, Family Medicine - Medication expert, diabetes, gastrointestinal, psychiatric, antibiotics, narcotics, black box warnings, recalled drugs, imported drugs, herbals, Joint Commission standards, kidney injury, opioids, medication errors, geriatric medications, carcinogenic drugs, falls, pharmacology/toxicology.
I am a practicing pharmacist, educator, researcher, and have been an invited speaker nationally and internationally in medical education, pharmacy practice and interprofessional collaboration. I am a contributing author to the Quatar Declaration commissioned by the WHO. I serve on the board of the Maine Pharmacy Association and I am a national delegate to the American Pharmacist Association. I have 34 years experience in my field, and hold academic appointments at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Family Medicine) and Husson University. I enjoy teaching in the classroom, the hospital and medical clinic settings where I provide expert drug information to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. I am an active member in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and have been an invited conference speaker at STFM. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and poster presentations at pharmacy and medical conferences nationally and internationally. As a Pharmac...

Sam Habet, Pharm.D., Ph.D., ABCP, FCP, BCPS Double Blind Consultants (DBC)

Frederick , Maryland
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Toxicology, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Trials, Drug-Drug interactions, Side Effect of Drugs, Adverse Effect of Drugs and biologicals
I just retired from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after 25 years of service. I am one 1000 medical scientists who is Certified by the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. I obtained my Ph.D. degree from university of London (Guy’s Hospital Medical School). I also have two diplomas in Immunology from the University of London. In addition, I successfully completed two additional diplomas in drug research and development from University of California, San Francisco and in PharmacoEpidemiology from University of Pennsylvania. I am practicing Clinical Pharmacist (Part-time) in local hospitals for 20 years. I registered pharmacist in five States: DC, MD, PA, NY, and WA. I have over 40 publications in peer medical journals. I have worked at prestigious institutions such as Stanford and University of Washington, Seattle. Please see attached my Bio and resume. Sam Habet, PharmD, PhD, ABCP, FCP, BCPS

Paul A. Arpino, PharmD

Newton, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Regulation - Hospital and Ambulatory Pharmacy Practice, Standards of Pharmacy Practice, Medication Errors, Medication Safety, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interactions, Standard of Care, Anticoagulation, Pharmacy Standards, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Pharmacy regulations
Extensive knowledge in pharmacy practice, regulatory compliance, medication management and standards of pharmacy practice across a variety of patient care settings. Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS). Available as a consultant for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Karen M. Ryle, MS, RPh Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy

Quincy, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Experience in Retail, Community and Hospital Pharmacies. Medication Errors, Wrongful Death, Prescription Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Drug Overdose, Opioid Use Disorder, Pharmacy Standards of Practice, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Standard of Care, Drug Interactions.
Extensive knowledge in Board of Pharmacy Regulations, Pharmacy Standards of Practice, Prescription Drug Abuse, MS Degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs, over 30 years of experience in community pharmacy and hospital practice, Member of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy for 15 years. Testified in Civil and Federal Court.

Joanne M Daprano, RPh, CGP

Baldwinsville, New York
Pharmacist, Pharmacology - Geriatrics, Pain Medication Management, Drug Interactions, Nursing Home Medical Management, Long Term Care, Medication Errors, Medication Monitoring, Adverse Drug Reaction, Nursing Homes-Drugs, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Consultant Pharmacist
Independent Consultant Pharmacist with more than 28 years of experience. Extensive knowledge of long-term care, medication management, standards of practice and medication errors. Specializing in dementia related behaviors, falls and pain management.

Luke A. Probst, PharmD, BCPS, CPGx Forensic Pharmacy Experts

Manlius, New York
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Prescribing Error, Drug Interaction, Drug Toxicity, Overdose, Pharmacy Error, Pediatric Pharmacist, Polypharmacy, Adverse Drug Reaction, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy Standards, Pharmacy Malpractice, Drug Allergy, Pharmacogenomics
Dr. Probst is a consultative expert for medical litigation cases requiring pharmacological expertise. He has extensive pharmacy experience - including pediatrics - in academic medical centers and other practice settings, and he can opine on causation or standard of care issues associated with medication errors. In addition to maintaining a hospital based pharmacy career, he has co-authored several dozen articles, reviews manuscripts for several journals, has taught in nursing and medical courses, and delivered presentations at local, state and national meetings. He has maintained Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist designation since 1998, is an active member of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists, and former member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Cathy A Vaughan, PharmD

Durham, North Carolina
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Medication safety, Medication errors, Hospital and ambulatory pharmacy practice, Pharmacy standards, Quality assurance, Adverse drug reactions, Drug interactions, Dispensing errors, Prescribing errors, Drug overdose, Drug monitoring, Critical care
Dr. Vaughan has been in practice as a clinical pharmacist since 2002. She has experience in both the ambulatory and hospital setting. Current practice setting is in a large academic medical center. Dr. Vaughan has expertise in a number of pharmacy practice areas including drug information, medication policy, medication safety, quality improvement, pain medicine, and critical care. She has served as an expert consultant since 2012. Dr. Vaughan has experience reviewing cases related to dispensing and prescribing errors, drug monitoring, adverse effects, drug interactions and compatibility, drug overdose, and pharmacy practice standards.

Emily Vance, PharmD

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - medication errors, standards of care, FDA indications, appropriate prescribing and dosing, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug interactions, drug safety, adverse drug reactions
Dr. Emily Oliphant Vance (PharmD) graduated as valedictorian of the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy (OUCOP) Class of 2018. She is a board-certified pharmacist with experience in hospital, clinical, and community healthcare. Dr. Vance is a graduate teaching assistant in the OUCOP PharmD curriculum, and a PhD candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her dissertation research relates to medication safety and effectiveness in populations, known as pharmacoepidemiology. Dr. Vance has experience conducting medication therapy management (MTM), performing comprehensive medication reviews and providing direct patient care. Dr. Vance [Oliphant EA] has published research in the American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy and the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.

William Simonson, PharmD, FASCP Independent Consultant Pharmacist

Corvallis, Oregon
Pharmacist, Geriatrics - Consultant Pharmacist, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Adverse Drug Reaction, Drug Interaction, pharmacist, Medications, Drugs, Medication-related problem, Clinical Pharmacist, Drug Regimen Review, geriatric pharmacist, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, side effects, geriatrics, medication errors
Dr. Simonson is an independent consultant clinical pharmacist. He has a part-time faculty position with Oregon State University and is active in lecturing, research and pharmacy practice. Simonson is a national thought leader on pharmacy and medication-related issues and is a Past President of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists as well as former chair of the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy. He provides expert witness services on medication-related matters in adults with a special focus on older adults. While he is not a full-time expert witness he has provided expert consultation on a wide variety of medication-related matters including: dispensing and prescribing errors, adverse drug side-effects and drug interactions, allergies to medications, medication-related fatal events, standards of pharmacy practice, standards of medication use in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and other issues. The cases he has worked on are equally divided bet...

David Clay Griffin, RPh Griffin Pharmacy Consultants, LLC

Cleburne, Texas
Pharmacist - Pharmacy Standards, Medication Errors, Drug Interactions, Medication Overdose and Underdose, Medication Interaction, Pharmaceuticals Adverse Reactions, Pharmacy Safety and Counseling, Pharmacist Duty to Warn, Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interaction, Controlled Substance Policies, DUI/DWI
Over 30 years of experience in retail and community pharmacies and still actively working as a pharmacist and pharmacy manager. Well-versed in practice standards and pharmacy operations, including controlled substance laws & policies as well as financials, inventory, sales & pricing, and staff supervision & training.

Kathleen F Jackson, R.Ph., Ph.D. (H.C.), FIACP Jackson Audit and Compliance

Alvin, Texas
Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Regulation - USP <797> <795> <800>, Sterile and non-sterile compounding, FDA 503(a) and (b), State Inspections, Accreditation, Compliance, Critical Point Training, NABP, PCAB, Inspections, FDA Drug Compliance Expert
Kathleen Jackson is a licensed and experienced 40+ year pharmacist with specialized training and experience in compounding and compliance with regulations. She owned and operated a community pharmacy with an emphasis on compounding for 22 years. She has most recently received an NABP Inspector Certification (CISCI) in November 2018, expiring June 2023. Kathleen was also previously accepted by FDA to monitor a pharmacy as a Drug Compliance Expert. She has presented at several PCCA International Seminars as well as local community clubs and organizations. Kathleen was awarded "Pharmacist of the Month" in March 2002 by PCCA (Professional Compounding Centers of America). She has performed inspections and prepared reports to Boards of Pharmacy related to license suspensions/probation orders. Kathleen has co-authored two articles on Root Cause Analysis in the IJPC (International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding). She has also authored several articles in the Texas Pharmacy magaz...

G. Scott Weston, RPh, MBA, PhD LionSong Enterprises, LLC

El Paso, Texas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Community Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Research, Recreational Drugs, Medication Errors, Pharmacy Standards of Care, Drug Interactions, Pharmacy Practice
Scott received his initial training in pharmacy and has worked as a registered pharmacist since 1990. He spent several years as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry, receiving a number of patents, grants, and publications. His academic experience includes serving as a professor and administrator at several different pharmacy programs. He has served as an item writer and reviewer for both the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) and the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). In addition, he served as a fellow in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leaders Fellowship Program in 2011-12. Dr. Weston attended the University of Mississippi where he received a B.S. degree in Pharmacy in 1990. In 1995, he received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Mississippi in Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry and then completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Northwestern University Medical School in the De...
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