Public Health Expert Witnesses in California

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of public health expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on public health and related issues. Public health 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 public health expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Public Health, Congenital Heart Disease, Covid 19, Aids, Air Quality, Air Quality Modeling, Airway Bleeding, Asbestos, Asthma, Biostatistics, Cancer Risk, Cardiac Intensive Care, Cardiac Surgery, Causality, and Chemical Exposures.

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Anthony C Chang, MD, MBA, MPH Children's Hospital of Orange County

Laguna Beach, California
Pediatric Cardiology, Public Health - Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Sudden Death, Cardiac Intensive Care, Heart Failure, Postoperative Care, Pulmonary Hypertension, Adult with Congenital Heart Disease, Public Health, Sports Medicine
Training and attending service at the three top pediatric heart programs. Editor of textbooks Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care and Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults with expertise in congenital Heart Disease and Perioperative Care as well as cardiomyopathy and sudden death in pediatric patients

Laura G Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP LSG Consulting

San Diego, California
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Urgent Care, Concierge Medicine, Direct Patient Care, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health, Decision Analysis, Simulation Training, Curriculum Design, Virtual Environments
Laura Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Preventive Medicine and General Public Health. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. She currently runs a private concierge practice and teaches health science students. She has worked in both rural and urban health systems as well as private and academic and Veteran Health Administration systems. She has worked as an inpatient hospitalist, emergency department physician, urgent care physician, and primary care outpatient practice. She has co-authored a textbook on clinical epidemiology and done research in disaster planning, training and teaching in virtual environments. She is especially skilled at reviewing records (both paper and electronic) for completeness and appropriate and timely referrals, as well as identifying correct site of care (e.g. emergency department, urgent care, outpatient office) for a particular medical problem. She has been doing medicole...

Daniel T. Halperin, PhD Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

San Francisco, California
Infectious Diseases, Public Health - Covid-19, Covid vaccines, Epidemiology, HIV, AIDS, Masks, Prevention, Pandemics
Daniel Halperin is an internationally recognized expert in public health and infectious diseases, specializing in HIV-AIDS and Covid-19. Dr. Halperin has served as an expert witness in litigation involving masking and other restrictions as well as COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine-related injuries and regarding the lack of scientific evidence to justify mandating that children be vaccinated against Covid-19. He has taught and conducted research on the faculties of Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco. He has published 15 articles on Covid-19, including several in the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Time magazine, and the Wall Street Journal, and is author of the highly regarded book, "Facing Covid Without Panic." Reviews: “Dr. Halperin supported our legal team by providing great testimony and giving invaluable help in preparing to question the opposing expert. He was professional and helped to clarify weaknesses and potential landmines in...

Mason D. Harrell, III, MD, MPH, FACOEM

San Diego, California
Occupational Medicine, Public Health - Chemical Exposures, Heat Injuries, Asbestos, Dust, Mold, Air Quality, Heavy Metals, Radiation, Toxicology, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Malingering, Stress, Violence, PTSD, Personal Injury, Disability, Chronic Pain, Telemedicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Public Health and Coronavirus COVID-19
Harvard Instructor of Physicians, Harvard-trained (Residency & MPH), double board-certified, full-time practicing physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the World Health Organization (WHO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and MDGuidelines®. Published original research on Long Term and Short Term Disability in ACOEM’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and chapter author of Psychological Factors and Workforce Health in ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. Published with the World Health Organization in the Journal of Infectious Disease on Ebola infections in health care workers. His involvement in the coronavirus (COVID-19) response includes instructing medical, health, and safety professionals, creating policies and procedures, directing preventive medicine and public health, mitigating transmiss...

Bhaskar Kura, PhD, PE i2Care, Inc.

Environmental Engineering, Industrial Hygiene - Air Quality Modeling, Indoor Air Quality, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Public Health, Cancer Risk, Worker Health, Worker Injury, Workplace Injury, Pollution, Pollution Prevention, Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, Medical Waste, Exposure Assessment, Emissions Modeling, Water Pollution, GHG Emissions.
Dr. Bhaskar Kura is a higher education leader and has 35 years of professional experience as a professor, researcher, and scientist in the filed of environmental engineering. Over the years, he worked in industry, consulting, and academia. He is a registered Professional Environmental Engineer in the State of Louisiana. He published more than 100 technical articles and supervised graduate students for their MS and PhD degrees. His core areas of expertise include, but not limited to: (1) Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling (2) Indoor Air Quality (3) Exposure Assessment (Public and Worker Health Risk Evaluation) (4) Water and Air Pollution Assessment (5) Waste Management (6) Pollution Prevention (7) Life Cycle Costing and Life Cycle Assessment (8) Evaluation of Toxicity and Hazard of Materials and Wastes (9) Green House Gas Emissions Assessment / Management (10) Compliance Evaluation with Federal, State, and Local Regulations (11) Inverse Dispersion Modeling to Evaluate Source Str...

Lawrence S Mayer, MD, MS, PhD Lawrence Mayer, MD, MS, PhD

Laguna Beach, California
Epidemiology, Public Health - Biostatistics , Statistics, Causality, Study Design, Model Evaluation , Malpractice , Toxic Torts, Patent Disputes, Covid-19, Statistical Models, Data Analysis

Sande O Okelo, MD, PhD UCLA

Culver City, California
Pediatric Pulmonology, Public Health - asthma, congenital lung diseases, pneumonia, lung disease of prematurity/infancy, chronic lung disease, respiratory distress/emergencies/failure, tracheostomy, tracheo/broncho-malacia, airway bleeding, toxic tort, smoke exposure
I am a clinically active Pediatric Pulmonologist with over 20 years of clinical experience. I am board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology (fellowship at Johns Hopkins) and a PhD in Clinical Investigation (Johns Hopkins), so I am well-versed in epidemiology and its applications to medical care, public health, best practices and likelihood of various outcomes. My qualifications and breadth of experience make me highly qualified to serve as your medical consultant for most pediatric cases. I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UCLA, where I am also the Division Chief (10+ years) and Director of the Pediatric Asthma Center of Excellence. I am also an active researcher, studying quality of asthma care and methods to optimize care and outcomes, with 50 published research papers. Given that I actively teach medical students and pediatric residents, I stay abreast of the current literature in the field, I and am intimately knowledgeable with the standards of care in treating pedia...
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