Pharmacology- Clinical Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of pharmacology- clinical expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on pharmacology- clinical and related issues. Pharmacology- clinical 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 pharmacology- clinical expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Medication Errors, Drug Interactions, Overdose, Toxicology, Critical Care, Opioids, Anticoagulation, Drug Interaction, Drug Overdose, Dui, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy Practice, and Pharmacy Standards Of Care.

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Amina Ghalyoun, PharmD, BCACP

Aletheia Consulting Services

Phoenix, Arizona
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - forensic pharmacist, pharmacy standard of care, pharmacy negligence, medication error, drug misfill, hospital medmal
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.

Okorie Okorocha, M.S., M.S., ESQ.

TOXICOLAWGY.COM

Arizona
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Lab, Laboratory, Blood testing, Breath Testing, Hospital Testing, Alcohol Impairment, drug impairment, alcohol testing, drug testing, drug effects, drug levels, postmortem drugs, postmortem alcohol , forensic science, blood alcohol, blood drugs, urine testing, urine drug tests, urine alcohol tests
Forensic Toxicologist Okorie Okorocha is a Forensic Toxicologist and expert witness that is widely recognized in his field of work. He has obtained two Master’s Degrees in toxicology and pharmacology. Okorie has served as a forensic toxicology expert witness in more than 700 jury trials and has relevant experience in court as a laboratory testing, drug and alcohol expert witness, as well as in other areas of forensic toxicology. These trials include civil and criminal trials in military, state and federal courts. By ensuring that the jury understands the multifaceted nature of scientific concepts, Okorie has been able to successfully serve as an expert witness in 54 California counties, 23 U.S. states, and internationally in Germany and Japan. Toxicology Co-Counsel for Depositions and Cross Examination at trial Okorie Okorocha is a sought after by top law firms as a cross-examiner of scientific experts in depositions and at trial. As an attorney, he has been the first cha...

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, MBA

JG Skaggs & Associates

Benton, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Mail-order pharmacy, prostate cancer, oral cancer drugs, urology drugs, Testosterone/Hormone replacement, vaccines, pharmacy operations, specialty pharmacy, mail-order pharmacy
Dr. Skaggs is a pharmacist expert experienced in community retail, specialty retail, and hospital pharmacy. He oversaw the establishment of, and now manages a specialty retail pharmacy pharmacy in a large urology group practice. He serves on the Tumor Board and the Advanced Prostate Cancer Committee for the clinic. 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.

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.

Dimi Maffia, PharmD, BCCCP

PharmD Consultation, Inc

San Diego, California
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Toxicology, Pharmacist Standard of Care (Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics), Adverse Drug Events, Drug-Drug Interactions, Medication Safety and Errors, Pharmacogenomics, Anticoagulation, Antiarrhythmics, Antibiotic Stewardship, Medication-Related Surgical Complications, Opioid Safety
I currently practice as an Acute Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at VA San Diego Health Care System, and I have practiced in clinical pharmacy at 6 different healthcare systems. I obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2014 from the University of the Pacific and have been a registered pharmacist in California for 10 years. I completed 2 years of postgraduate pharmacy residency training at VA San Diego Health Care System, with the first year focusing on pharmacy practice in ambulatory care and inpatient hospital settings, including hospice and long-term care, and the second year specializing in critical care pharmacy. I am a Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP) and have held additional specialty clinical pharmacist positions in emergency medicine and critical care. I have clinical research experience in healthcare institutions and the pharmaceutical industry, having collaborated to conduct phase 2, 3, and 4 clinical trials and retrospective chart review. I currently...

Okorie Okorocha, M.S., M.S., ESQ.

TOXICOLAWGY.COM

Pasadena, California
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Lab, Laboratory, Blood testing, Breath Testing, Hospital Testing, Alcohol Impairment, drug impairment, alcohol testing, drug testing, drug effects, drug levels, postmortem drugs, postmortem alcohol , forensic science, blood alcohol, blood drugs, urine testing, urine drug tests, urine alcohol tests
Forensic Toxicologist Okorie Okorocha is a Forensic Toxicologist and expert witness that is widely recognized in his field of work. He has obtained two Master’s Degrees in toxicology and pharmacology. Okorie has served as a forensic toxicology expert witness in more than 700 jury trials and has relevant experience in court as a laboratory testing, drug and alcohol expert witness, as well as in other areas of forensic toxicology. These trials include civil and criminal trials in military, state and federal courts. By ensuring that the jury understands the multifaceted nature of scientific concepts, Okorie has been able to successfully serve as an expert witness in 54 California counties, 23 U.S. states, and internationally in Germany and Japan. Toxicology Co-Counsel for Depositions and Cross Examination at trial Okorie Okorocha is a sought after by top law firms as a cross-examiner of scientific experts in depositions and at trial. As an attorney, he has been the first cha...

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

Andrew Perugini, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacist - Hartford Healthcare

Watertown, Connecticut
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Pharmacist, Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Adverse Drug Events, Anticoagulation, Medication Error, Pharmacist Medical Malpractice, Drug Interaction, Pharmacokinetics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Alcohol,
Dr. Perugini is a pharmacist with 12 years of experience. He initially started his career in retail pharmacy and eventually moved to the hospital setting as a clinical pharmacist. He is an adjust assistant professor at several pharmacy schools in his state. He has worked his way up to the position of Pharmacy Supervisor/Clinical Coordinator at his practice site. He is a member of several system-wide committees to help establish new protocols or therapies and to investigate medication error events and ways to reduce future errors. His knowledge is extensive, encompassing a wide range of areas, including infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, anticoagulation, neurology, oncology, cardiology, extravasation and more. As mentioned before, he serves as the clinical coordinator at his hospital, ensuring that any new clinical initiatives are properly executed at his practice site. This includes providing education and participating in committees to discuss ways to improve pa...

Robert L Copeland, MS, PhD

Washington, District Of Columbia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmaceutical Research - Forensic Pharmacology, Toxicology
I am an Associate Professor and Chair; as well as former Chair of the Medical IRB. As a forensic pharmacologist, my role is to analyze, assess, review, and support the attorney's position. I am recognized as an expert witness in pharmacology and toxicology for deposition and trial testimonies (Criminal, Civil and Military courts; both Plaintiff and Defense). My area of expertise includes a broad range of cases such as blood alcohol level (BAL), DUI, adverse drug reactions to medicines, overdose of medicines, drug interactions, and personal injury resulting from an exposure to medicines, effects from drug abuse or industrial chemicals, and induction of cancer by chemicals. I have provided written reports and in the case of a trial, I have testified to clearly explain the findings in the court. I view my role as a forensic pharmacologist involving helping the attorney in preparing a cross-examination of the expert on the opposite side.

Alexa J Basilio, PharmD, BCOP

Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist

Tampa, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Pharmacotherapy, overdose, cancer, chemotherapy, drug interactions, drug safety, treatment side effects, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, supportive care, oncology, dispensing errors, opioid stewardship, allergic reactions, anticoagulation, blood thinners, hospital, infusion center
Alexa J. Basilio, PharmD, BCOP is a board-certified oncology pharmacist at Mckesson, The US Oncology Network. 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 has experience 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, phar...

Daniel E Buffington, PharmD, MBA, FAPhA

Clinical Pharmacology Services, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Autopsy, Capital Crimes, Controlled Substance, Dispensing, DUI, Dramshop, Drug Screen, Evidence, Medication Therapy Management, Pain Management, Pharmacology, Postmortem, Toxicology, Trafficking, Prescribing, Prescribing, Side Effects, Substance Use Disorders, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Dr. Buffington is the President and Practice Director at Clinical Pharmacology Services, located in Tampa, FL. He is a Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology specialist and provides medication therapy management consulting, serves as a principal investigator for Phase II and III clinical trials, and manages a national drug information service that provides clinical consulting support for medical practices, health systems, health plans, laboratories, and government agencies. Throughout his career, he has been an active member in numerous professional associations including elected leadership (American Medical Association, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacology, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and numerous others). He is also a certified Drug Diversion Investigator (NADDI). Dr. Buffington’s practice also includes a forensic pharmacology division that supp...

Alexandra Funk, PharmD, DABAT

Funk Rothstein Toxicology Consulting

Tampa, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Postmortem toxicology, overdose, poisoning, drugs of abuse, opioids, street drugs, prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, medication errors, ethanol, alcohol, DUI, marijuana, breastmilk drug transfer
Dr. Alexandra Funk is a board certified clinical toxicologist and licensed pharmacist with experience in toxicology, poison center management, pharmacology, emergency medicine, and hospital pharmacy practice. Dr. Funk regularly consults on toxicology cases in the state of Florida involving drugs of abuse, prescription medications, and over-the-counter medications in persons of all ages. Dr. Funk provides educational opportunities for both healthcare professionals and the lay public. Dr. Funk is actively involved as a member and in leadership roles within the organizations of American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, America's Poison Centers, and American Board of Applied Toxicology.

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD

Health Matters EMPT

Jacksonville, Florida
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Lihui Yuan, Ph.D, PharmD

Gainesville, Florida
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Ambulatory care, clinical pharmacist, pharmacology, diabetes management, warfarin therapy, drug interaction, medication error, immunization schedule and shoulder injury
Dr. Yuan received her Ph.D and PharmD from university of Florida, works as a clinical pharmacist at UF Health with broad experience on diabetes management, anticoagulation medications including warfarin. She has done cardiovascular and diabetes research during her research career and has published a list of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Yuan is an instructional associate professor at University of Florida and provides didactic and experiential training in PharmD program, her teaching topics include: cardiovascular, endocrine, and renal pharmacology and pathophysiology. She received multiple awards due to her excellence in teaching, including the highest teaching award for the College of Pharmacy at University of Florida: Teacher of the year. Dr. Yuan is also an instructor of the APhA Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery course to prepare pharmacists with the knowledge and skills to become certified immunizers.

Patrick Filkins, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT

Clinical Toxicology & Pharmacology Expert Witness

Filkins Toxicology Consulting LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Emergency Medicine, Pharmacokinetics, Alcohol Intoxication, Drugs of Abuse, Opioids, Fentanyl, Envenomation, Poisoning, Overdose, DUI, Kratom, Mushrooms, Hospital Pharmacy, Antidotes, Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Urine Drug Screen, Drug Testing, Blood Testing, Withdrawal
Patrick Filkins, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT obtained a BS in Biochemistry at SUNY Old Westbury and a Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant studies. Following pharmacy school he completed residency at Grady Memorial Health System in Atlanta, Georgia and subsequently a clinical toxicology fellowship at the Georgia Poison Center. He is currently board-certified in toxicology (DABAT) and pharmacotherapy (BCPS). He is a practicing clinical toxicologist at the Georgia Poison Center, emergency medicine clinical pharmacist at Grady Memorial Health System, and an adjunct instructor of emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine. He also serves on the board of directors for the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT). He has multiple publications in the field of toxicology. His research interests include toxic alcohols, acetaminophen toxicity, snake envenomation, and the management of opi...

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD

Health Matters EMPT

Georgia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Nakia M. Shaw, Pharm.D

McArthur's Apothecary

Atlanta, 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...

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.

Karen M. Ryle, MS, RPh

Massachusetts General Hospital

Quincy, Massachusetts
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Experience in Retail, Community and Hospital Pharmacies for over 35 years, Medication Errors, Wrongful Death, Prescription Drug Abuse, Drug Overdose, Substance Use Disorder, Pharmacy Standards of Care, Pharmacy Law, Pharmaceutical Standard of Care, Drug Interactions.
Extensive knowledge in Board of Pharmacy Regulations, she was a member of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy for 15 years, serving as president twice. Additionally, she served as an Executive Committee member of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) for over 10 years, including elected as Treasurer, President and Chairperson of the association. She continues to be involved with NABP on committees and task forces. She served as chairperson for the Stakeholders Coalition on Prescribing and Dispensing Controlled Substances. She has assisted the Board of Pharmacy in writing regulations that govern the practice of pharmacy, she is generally familiar with NABP model regulations and regulations adopted in other states. She has a master's degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs and has over 35 years of experience in community pharmacy and hospital practice. She has been practicing as an expert for 20 years, reviewing over 170 cases for both plaintiff and defendant. She has test...

Luke A. Probst, PharmD, BCPS, CPGx

Forensic Pharmacy Experts

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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 a former member of the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists, Pediatric Pharmacy Association, and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Joseph S. Bertino, Pharm.D

Bertino Consulting

Schenectady, New York
Pharmacology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical pharmacology, toxicology, drug interactions, side effects, drug safety, drug labeling, drug-food interaction, alcoholism, drug abuse & addiction, medication errors, medication systems, lack of drug response, overdosing and underdosing.
Dr. Bertino has an extensive record of publications and clinical experience in drug therapy. He is a Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology. Prompt, completely referenced expert service in all area of clinical pharmacology and pharmacy practice. In addition to clinical pharmacology expertise, he has substantial experience in hospital, community, nursing home, and other practice settings.

Stephen A Vitkun, MD, AM, MBA, PhD

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Stony Brook, New York
Anesthesiology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Research, Institutional Review Board, IRB, Business, Administration, Anesthesia Technology, Accreditation, ACLS, BLS, Paramedic Education, Dental Anesthesia, Quality Assurance, Airway Management/Intubation, Pre-Operative Evaluation, Difficult Airway, Sedation, Opioids, Hypoxia, General Anes
Clinical Research Institutional Review Board, IRB Business, Administration Anesthesia Technology Accreditation ACLS, BLS Paramedic Education Dental Anesthesia Airway Management/Intubation Pre-Operative Evaluation Quality Assurance Difficult Airway Sedation Opioids Hypoxia General Anesthesia

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.

Allison A. Muller, Pharm.D, D.ABAT, FAACT

Acri Muller Consulting, LLC

Aston, Pennsylvania
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - opioids, carbon monoxide, marijuana, cannabis, impairment, DUI, drugs, medication errors, overdose, postmortem, toxicity, medications, drug testing, adverse event, dietary supplement, kratom, fentanyl, oxycodone, lithium, mold, delta-9
Board-certified toxicologist. Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Registered pharmacist. Over 20 years’ experience in the field of clinical toxicology. Two decades as a clinical toxicologist and managing director at the Poison Control Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, consulting on toxicology cases from 21 counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Expert witness experience has involved cases related to alcohol, drugs of abuse (ie, opioids, marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, cocaine), carbon monoxide, medication errors, and postmortem toxicology. Extensive teaching experience including as faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Alexander Shepherd, MB ChB, PhD, FRCP, FAHA

Clinpharm

San Antonio, Texas
Pharmacology- Clinical, Internal Medicine - Drug adverse effect, drug toxicity, poisoning, drug overdose, prescribing, mechanism of drug action, drug Interaction, drug dose, poly-pharmacy, malpractice, drug reaction, drug patent,
I am a Board certified internist and PhD clinical pharmacology expert in drug action and effect with over 35 years of experience. I have been retained in almost 400 legal cases, for both defendants and plaintiffs, usually in medical malpractice cases in which adverse drug effects or actions are involved. I also have extensive expertise in drug litigation and patent disputes. In cases where drug prescribing, dosing, adverse effects and drug interactions are in question, I provide standard-of-care expert witness testimony. I am Board certified in Clinical Pharmacology and in Internal Medicine. I have been Chairman and Executive Director of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, President of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and have been on multiple national committees. I teach and practice Clinical Pharmacology and Internal Medicine in an academic and clinical setting.

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...

Okorie Okorocha, M.S., M.S., ESQ.

TOXICOLAWGY.COM

Washington
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Lab, Laboratory, Blood testing, Breath Testing, Hospital Testing, Alcohol Impairment, drug impairment, alcohol testing, drug testing, drug effects, drug levels, postmortem drugs, postmortem alcohol , forensic science, blood alcohol, blood drugs, urine testing, urine drug tests, urine alcohol tests
Forensic Toxicologist Okorie Okorocha is a Forensic Toxicologist and expert witness that is widely recognized in his field of work. He has obtained two Master’s Degrees in toxicology and pharmacology. Okorie has served as a forensic toxicology expert witness in more than 700 jury trials and has relevant experience in court as a laboratory testing, drug and alcohol expert witness, as well as in other areas of forensic toxicology. These trials include civil and criminal trials in military, state and federal courts. By ensuring that the jury understands the multifaceted nature of scientific concepts, Okorie has been able to successfully serve as an expert witness in 54 California counties, 23 U.S. states, and internationally in Germany and Japan. Toxicology Co-Counsel for Depositions and Cross Examination at trial Okorie Okorocha is a sought after by top law firms as a cross-examiner of scientific experts in depositions and at trial. As an attorney, he has been the first cha...
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