Toxicology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of toxicology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on toxicology and related issues. Toxicology 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 toxicology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Toxicology, Overdose, Alcohol, Mold, Drug Testing, Dui, Medication Errors, Cannabis, Marijuana, Critical Care, Drugs, Drugs Of Abuse, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Toxicology, and Pharmacology.

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Jenifer S. Heath, Ph.D.

Toxicology, Environmental - Public Health, Chemical Products Liability, Mining, Toxic Chemical Exposure, Lead Poisoning, Hydrogen Sulfide, Health Impact Assessment (HIA), Consumer Chemical Product Safety, Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Regulatory Agency Negotiations, Contaminated Properties, Superfund (CERCLA)
Toxicologist who helps attorneys understand potential health impacts or human health risks of chemical exposures. Deposed and testified at bench and jury trials. Lead paint, blood lead levels, environmental contamination, pesticides, animal health products, mammalian toxicology. Over 50 publications. Metals, solvents, organic chemicals, petroleum products, industrial chemical release. Superfund / CERCLA, RCRA, state voluntary closure. Registered Nurse (R.N.) licensed to practice in over a dozen states.

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CSP, CIME, FACOEM

Alabama
Occupational Medicine, Industrial Hygiene - Toxicology, Mold, Indoor Air, OSHA, metals (arsenic, chromium, lead, mercury), ethylene oxide, ethylene dibromide, chemical exposure, Medical Standards, Workers Compensation, Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Disability Evaluation, Return to Work, MD, CIH.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee (TLV) of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guida...

Adel Shaker, MD, LLB, FCAP

Board Certified Anatomic & Forensic Pathologist - International Medical Legal Forensic Experts, LLC

Huntsville, Alabama
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, independent medical examiner, autopsy review, cause of death, manner of death, wrongful death, nursing home death, medical malpractice, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault, body assault, motor vehicle accident, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, custody police death, jail
The area of expertise in which Dr. Shaker will be tendered is pathology, including but not limited to general pathology, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, & Forensic Pathology. Over 30 years of experience as practicing, fully licensed pathologist with extensive training in forensic pathology & testifying as an expert witness in many cases. Earned his law degree and was involved in national and international high profile cases. He's fluent multilingual. Cases review include but not limited to autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, police intervention and custody death, nursing home death and elder abuse/ neglect, wounds evaluation, occupational and industrial accidents, suicide, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, toxicology,drug overdose, sexual crime, firearm injuries, variable injuries/trauma and self inflicted wounds. I am available for a no-charge initial consultation (free screening of case).

Damon M DellAglio, MD, FACEP

Phoenix, Arizona
Emergency Medicine, Toxicology - Pharmacology, critical care, peer review, sepsis, trauma, overdose, poisoning, antidotes, occupational exposure, resuscitation, drug abuse, drug withdrawal
Toxicology training with the Emory University/ CDC Medical toxicology fellowship in Atlanta, GA. 20 years of practice in emergency medicine and 18 years as a medical toxicologist. Served as emergency department medical director of 2 emergency departments over 6 years. Have experience in expert witness review and testimony.

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...

Lucy H Fraiser, PhD, DABT

Lucy Fraiser Toxicology

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Toxicology, Environmental - risk assessment, public health, air quality, NAAQS, risk-based corrective action, ozone (O3), nitrogen oxides (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), particulate matter (PM), chemicals
Dr. Lucy Fraiser is a board-certified toxicologist with over 25 years of experience in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, health effects and toxicology evaluations, development of quantitative toxicity criteria, development of risk-based air quality guidelines and soil cleanup criteria, and risk communication. Dr. Fraiser has conducted hundreds of exposure assessments for chemicals used in pharmaceutical laboratories and industrial processes, chemicals applied to control pests and unwanted vegetation, and chemicals released as unwanted by-products of chemical and product manufacturing, combustion of fossil and waste-derived fuels, generation of electricity, petroleum refining, smelting, rock crushing, and activities at military installations. Dr. Fraiser has been qualified as an expert, deposed, and has provided expert testimony in contested case hearings, criminal case hearings, Federal Civil suits, and toxic tort litigation on numerous occasions.

James C. Norris, PhD, DABT, ERT

Norris Consulting Services

Benton, Arkansas
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Inhalation, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, combustion/fire, pesticides, carcinogenicity
Dr. Norris has training in pharmacology and toxicology and has been practicing for over 30 years. He has testified to governmental agencies, served on an industrial site crisis team, and acted as a media consultant. He served as an expert witness in the US, UK and Hong Kong. He also is a testifying expert witness in US Air Force and US Navy court martials.

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...

Manijeh Berenji

Board-certified Occupational Medicine Physician

Oxnard, California
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - independent medical examination, workers compensation, disability, fitness for duty, chemicals, environmental exposures, risk assessment
Over 11 years of experience in Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well as Toxicology. Associate professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UC Irvine School of Medicine and Program in Public Health. Certified medico-legal evaluator through the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators.

Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CHCQM, CIME

Nelhs Betancourt, M.D ., Inc.

Irvine, California
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Independent Medical Examiner, IME, Internal Medicine, Lung, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Solvents, Chemical Exposures, Mold, Workers' Compensation, Bauxite, Toxicology, Diabetes, Stroke, Rheumatological Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pulmonary Disease, Fit-For-Duty, Chronic Pain, Gastrointestinal Issues
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Toxicology, American Board of Independent Medical Evaluators, American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians, Board Certified Physician Advisor, Medical Review Officer, Certified Department of Transportation Medical Examiner, and certified in the use of the AMA Guides, for impairment determinations. Dr. Betancourt has numerous years of experience performing Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) within the scope of his credentials. His in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Biochemistry and Toxicology, provide a solid framework to thoroughly investigate and determine causation and/or formulate recommendations, for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disability benefits. Dr. Betancourt has performed IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, strok...

Nachman Brautbar, MD

Nachman Brautbar, MD, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine, Toxicology - Nephrology, Occupational Medicine, Pharmacology - Clinical, Pulmonary Disease
Dr. Nachman Brautbar is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, with a specialization in toxicology. His list of past and present academic appointments include: Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He specializes in the toxicological and internal medicine aspects of injury in the workplace and environment,product liability, personal injury and standard of care.

Lyle D. Burgoon, PhD, ATS

Raptor Pharm & Tox, Ltd

California
Toxicology, Environmental - Dram shop, DNA, Product Liability, Statistics, Drug Impairment, Chemical Impairment, Family Law, Due Diligence, Criminal, Civil, Drug Testing, Toxic Tort
Dr. Burgoon is an award-winning and Board Certified (Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences) toxicologist and biostatistician. Dr. Burgoon has 10+ years of experience as a US Government toxicologist employed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the US Army. Dr. Burgoon served as a senior leader in various roles from leading teams of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians in designing and analyzing toxicology studies, to supervising toxicologists and public health scientists in the development of toxicological and dose-response assessments in support of the US EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). At the US Army, Dr. Burgoon led classified and unclassified programs and projects with a focus on the effects of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) on human health, ecological and agriculture systems. Dr. Burgoon’s expertise is in pharmacology, toxicology, biostatistics, exposure modeling, causal analysis, risk asse...

Paul Damian, PhD, MPH, DABT, ERT

Board Certified Toxicologist/European Registered Toxicologist - Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC

California
Toxicology, Environmental - Evaluation of chemical risks to public health and the environment; toxicology; adverse effects of chemicals, drugs, and nutritional supplements. Proposition 65 compliance, indoor air and vapor intrusion, chemical contamination of food and dietary supplements, drug-induced liver toxicity.
Dr. Damian is the Founder and Principal of Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC (DAT). He is a Board Certified Toxicologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology or DABT) and European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He has a PhD in Toxicology and Pharmacology from the University of California-Davis, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health (Environmental Chemistry) from the University of Michigan and 40 years of experience in the quantitative evaluation of health risks related to all types of chemicals and exposure circumstances. DAT provides expert-level health risk assessment services related to chemically contaminated property, chemical exposures in the workplace, and chemical exposures from consumer products. Specialty areas include mine and smelter site health and ecological risk assessments, vapor intrusion and indoor air risk assessments related to solvent release, hazardous waste site risk assessments, workers' compensation cases, drug-induced liver toxicity...

Michael L Fischman, MD, MPH

Michael L. Fischman M.D. APC

Lafayette, California
Toxicology, Occupational Medicine - Mold, Carbon monoxide toxicity, benzene toxicity, cancer causation, occupational/environmental lung diseases, metals toxicity, indoor air quality/building associated illness, epidemiology, epidemiology (cancer), inhalation toxicity
Clinical Professor, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco Consultant, Fischman Occupational & Environmental Medical Group Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical-legal consultant and expert witness in Occupational & Environmental Medicine and Toxicology Fellow, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) Member, Board of Directors, American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), 2009 - 2015 Chair, ACOEM Council of Scientific Advisors, 2010-2022. Co-author, "Chemical Hazards of the Workplace", Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991, among others. Co-author “Occupational Cancer ”,Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Ed.: J La Dou and R Harrison. Fifth Edition, New York: McGraw- Hill Companies, Inc., 2014 Resident, Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 1979-1981, and Mt. Zion Hospital...

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...

Michael J Kosnett, MD, MPH, FACMT

California
Toxicology, Occupational Medicine - Lead poisoning, cannabis, drug testing, alcohol, marijuana, environmental toxicology, occupational toxicology, arsenic poisoning, forensic toxicology, DUI, risk assessment, aviation toxicology, medical monitoring
2016 Recipient of the American College of Medical Toxicology Matthew J. Ellenhorn Award [career achievement award in recognition of “extraordinary contributions to the field of medical toxicology”] Diplomate, American Boards of Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine), and Medical Toxicology Active Medical Licensure in Colorado and California Professional activities have included: • Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology • Committee on Toxicology of the National Academy of Sciences • NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors • CDC Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention • EPA Science Advisory Board panels (lead in air, water, dust) • ATSDR expert panels (lead biomonitoring, hair analysis) • WHO consultant and temporary advisor (arsenic in drinking water, chelation of heavy metals) • Consultant to US Air Force Science Advisory Board (F-22) • Consultant to the US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (F-18) • US Army Public Health Command (c...

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...

Othon J. Mena, M.D.

Thousand Oaks, California
Forensic Pathology, Forensic Medicine - Forensic pathologist, medical examiner, coroner, board certified, pathology, forensic medicine, autopsy, postmortem exam, wrongful death, sudden death, manner of death, cause of death, toxicology, medical record review, death certification, death investigation, medicolegal, injury, injurie
Certified by American Board of Pathology in Forensic, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, California medical license, Experienced in criminal and civil testimony, Have performed more than 6,000 postmortem exams

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...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

California
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Howard S Robin, MD

LJ Pathology Consultants

La Jolla, California
Pathology, Forensic Pathology - Breast Cancer, Kidney Pathology, Toxicology, Liver Pathology, Blood Banking, Laboratory Medicine, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunology, Forensic Pathology, Autoimmune Diseases, Drugs of Abuse, Transfusion reactions, Opiates/opioids, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, Immunopathology
40 years providing expert testimony in pathology cases. Extensive experience deposition and courtroom testimony. Autopsy experience coroner's office. 37 years of experience directing clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories in hospital and outpatient settings. Special focus blood banking, cancer diagnosis, toxicology, immunology, pharmacology including drugs of use and drugs of abuse.

Alan Wu, Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Palo Alto, California
Toxicology, Pathology - Alcohol testing, Forensic drug testing, Postmortem toxicology, Laboratory medicine, Cardiac markers, Newborn screening testing, Methamphetamine, Fentanyl, Cocaine, Pain management
Member of the California Poison Control Center Medical Advisory Committee. Some high profile cases serving as a toxicology expert witness: https://www.foxla.com/news/amie-harwick-case-gareth-pursehouse-sentenced-hollywood-sex-therapist-killing https://www.encyclopedia.com/law/law-magazines/alex-kelly-rape-trials-1996-97 https://www.nytimes.com/2000/11/23/us/former-nurse-on-trial-in-patients-deaths.html

Mike Apostle, MD, MBA

Timnath, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - military medicine, neglect, patient transport, hospice, EMTALA, toxicology, corporate practice of medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, end of life care, Disaster, EMS, delay of care, geriatric, HIPAA, austere environment, prehospital care, aviation, nursing home, transfer, wilderness
20 years of experience in emergency medicine and former EMS medical director. Currently on pause from clinical practice as I complete my JD.

Jenifer S. Heath, Ph.D.

Denver, Colorado
Toxicology, Environmental - Public Health, Chemical Products Liability, Mining, Toxic Chemical Exposure, Lead Poisoning, Hydrogen Sulfide, Health Impact Assessment (HIA), Consumer Chemical Product Safety, Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Regulatory Agency Negotiations, Contaminated Properties, Superfund (CERCLA)
Toxicologist who helps attorneys understand potential health impacts or human health risks of chemical exposures. Deposed and testified at bench and jury trials. Lead paint, blood lead levels, environmental contamination, pesticides, animal health products, mammalian toxicology. Over 50 publications. Metals, solvents, organic chemicals, petroleum products, industrial chemical release. Superfund / CERCLA, RCRA, state voluntary closure. Registered Nurse (R.N.) licensed to practice in over a dozen states.

Michael J Kosnett, MD, MPH, FACMT

Denver, Colorado
Toxicology, Occupational Medicine - Lead poisoning, cannabis, drug testing, alcohol, marijuana, environmental toxicology, occupational toxicology, arsenic poisoning, forensic toxicology, DUI, risk assessment, aviation toxicology, medical monitoring
2016 Recipient of the American College of Medical Toxicology Matthew J. Ellenhorn Award [career achievement award in recognition of “extraordinary contributions to the field of medical toxicology”] Diplomate, American Boards of Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine), and Medical Toxicology Active Medical Licensure in Colorado and California Professional activities have included: • Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology • Committee on Toxicology of the National Academy of Sciences • NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors • CDC Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention • EPA Science Advisory Board panels (lead in air, water, dust) • ATSDR expert panels (lead biomonitoring, hair analysis) • WHO consultant and temporary advisor (arsenic in drinking water, chelation of heavy metals) • Consultant to US Air Force Science Advisory Board (F-22) • Consultant to the US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (F-18) • US Army Public Health Command (c...

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.

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...

Ernest P Chiodo, MD, JD, MPH, MS, MBA, CIH

South Florida Mold & Toxicology Center

West Palm Beach, Florida
Toxicology, Mold - Mold, Drug Toxicology, Alcohol Toxicology, Lead, Chinese Drywall, Hydrogen Sulfide, Industrial Hygiene, Benzene, Mercury, Formaldehyde, Sick Building Syndrome, Fracking, Nanoparticles, Nanotechnology.
He has served as the Medical Director and Manager of Medical and Public Health Services for the City of Detroit and was the chief physician responsible for measures designed to protect the public health of over one million persons living or working in the City of Detroit. Dr. Chiodo served as an assistant professor of internal medicine, family medicine, and public health at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He also served as an adjunct professor of industrial hygiene and toxicology at Wayne State University as well as an adjunct professor of law at John Marshall Law School and Loyola University Law School in Chicago where he taught toxic tort law. He is board certified in the medical specialties of internal medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, and public health and general preventive medicine. He is also certified in the public health discipline of industrial hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H.). He is also a certified medical review officer w...

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.

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CSP, CIME, FACOEM

Orlando, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Industrial Hygiene - Toxicology, Mold, Indoor Air, OSHA, metals (arsenic, chromium, lead, mercury), ethylene oxide, ethylene dibromide, chemical exposure, Medical Standards, Workers Compensation, Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Disability Evaluation, Return to Work, MD, CIH.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee (TLV) of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guida...

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.

Alex LeBeau, PhD, MPH, CIH

Exposure Assessment Consulting, LLC

Orlando, Florida
Industrial Hygiene, Toxicology - Indoor Air Quality, Exposure risk, Risk Assessment, Legionella, Legionnaires disease, PFAS, Environmental Science, Building science, Mold, Bacteria, Dose Assessment, Heavy Metal, Risk, Pesticide, PCB, Food, Waterborne Pathogens, Product Safety, OSHA, Antimicrobial, GSA Water Testing
Problem solving Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with over 16 years of experience evaluating environmental and occupational exposures to chemicals and biological agents (e.g., bacteria) from the industrial hygiene and toxicology perspective. History of performing human health risk assessments at contaminated sites using U.S. EPA and state regulatory guidelines and monitoring remediation activities at those sites enabling me to analyze risk and determine if any workers or residents would be impacted by residual contamination and/or remediation activities. I perform indoor environmental quality assessments to evaluate exposure impacts on building occupants - including Legionella and water quality assessments - at healthcare, residential, commercial, and industrial facilities as part of the comprehensive overall building science aspect of indoor environmental quality. Experience co-authoring industry guidance on COVID-19 and presented on COVID-19 at a number of conferences as an...

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Jupiter, Florida
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Jay L. Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT

ClinTox Consultants, Inc.

Jacksonville, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Toxicology, Poison, Poisons, Poisoning, Overdose, Toxicity, Drugs, Chemical, Toxicity, Pesticide
Board Certified Clinical Toxicologist who regularly consults on emergency and continuing care for toxic exposures, accidental and intentional drug overdose, chemical/pesticide toxicity, heavy metals, snake/spider bites, marine and insect stings, food poisoning, etc.

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.

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.

Marc S Plotkin, MD, FACEP

Georgia
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Critical Care, Sepsis, Stroke, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Orthopedic Emergencies, Gynecological Emergencies, Respiratory Emergencies, Toxicology, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Psychiatric Emergencies, Pulmonary Embolism, Aortic Dissection, Headaches,
I am Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and have become a Fellow of The American College of Emergency Physicians. With over 23 years of experience practicing Medicine, I have functioned not only as an attending physician in a variety of Emergency Departments but also as an Administrative Chief and Educator. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have taught medical professionals extensively in both clinical and classroom environments, have taught community CPR, and take pride in my ability to make seemingly complex medicine simple to understand. My experience participating in various hospital committees such as Critical Care, Trauma, Sepsis, and Medical Executive, in addition to peer review and risk management responsibilities have further enhanced my knowledge of standards of care and todays Medical-Legal environment.

Leon M Gussow, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Alcohol, Poisoning, opiates, opioids, Marijuana, Overdose, Cannabinoids, cannabis, intoxication, Drug Screening, Dram Shop, Drug Testing, Carbon Monoxide
Over 20 years experience providing consultation and expert witness testimony in cases involving topics including alcohol, marijuana, carbon monoxide, adverse drug effects, drug tests, and urine drug screens. Extensive teaching experience with the Toxikon Consortium Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program in Chicago. Fellow, American College of Medical Toxicology; Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine; Medical Consultant, Illinois Poison Control Center; Peer Reviewer, Clinical Toxicology; Peer Reviewer, Journal of Medical Toxicology; Peer Review, Emergency Medicine Journal; Peer Reviewer, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.

Walter Liszewski, MD

Assistant Professor

Chicago, Illinois
Dermatology, Occupational Medicine - Contact dermatitis, Allergy, Eczema, Acne, Rosacea, Melanoma, Alopecia, Hair loss, Skin cancer, Disability, Toxicology, Occupational health, Occupational injuries, Tattoo, Isotretinoin, Allergic contact dermatitis, Hair dye, Makeup, Shampoo, Metal allergy
I am an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and an Assistant Professor of Cancer Epidemiology at Northwestern University. I have over five years of experience as a general dermatologist and patch testing expert. My clinical practice focuses on identifying allergies patients have to personal care products and workplace exposures. These allergies include hair dye, makeup, shampoo, gloves, medicines, jewelry, metal implants, tattoos, medical devices, and occupational chemicals. I am also frequently involved in occupational medicine and disability cases due to chemical allergies and toxicity. Beyond allergies, I treat and manage common dermatologic conditions including hair loss, skin cancer, melanoma, acne, rosacea, warts, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, and eczema. I currently serve on the board of directors of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and the European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research. I have been the site PI for several dermatology clinical trials, and my ...

Angela Lynch

ToxPlus Consulting LLC

Westmont, Illinois
Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Research - Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Toxicology, Industrial Chemicals, Contract Research Organizations, Academic Research, Drug Development, Human Health Risk Assessment, Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, DABT, US FDA, US EPA, Gene Therapy, Biologics, Toxicologist, Pharmacologist
I am toxicologist and pharmacologist with a board certification in toxicology. I have 20 years of experience working with in the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries to address pharmacology/toxicology, regulatory affairs issues and human health risk assessment. I have more than 30 years of research, consulting and regulatory experience. I have worked with law firms for the last 15 years in various capacities to support litigation. I am an active member of the American College of Toxicology, Society of Toxicology, and American Society of Gene and Cell Therapies. I also am a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) since 2018.

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.

Arthur V. Prancan, PhD

Minooka, Illinois
Pharmacology, Toxicology - Alcohol, drugs of abuse, drug adverse events, medication errors, academic integrity
Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1973-2009. Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor. Acting Chairman, Associate Chairman in Pharmacology, 1995-2005; Assistant Dean, The Graduate College, 2004-2009; Founding Director, Pharmacology PhD Program, 1977-1997; Founding Director Biotechnology MS, 2005-2009. Course Director: Medical Pharmacology, Advanced Topics in Pharmacology, Experimental Models in Research, Advanced Nursing Pharmacology, Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology, Advanced Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology. Committees: Institutional Review Board (IRB), Senior Faculty Appointments and Promotions, Research, Educational Appraisal, Student Evaluation and Promotions, Investigation/Authorship Guidelines, Development of Faculty as Teachers, Curriculum Committee, Admissions Committee. Research: Prostaglandins, Alcohol, Acetaldehyde, Endotoxin Shock, Platelets, Thromboxane, Platelet Activating Factor. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, 2008-present. ...

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA

Kevin Trangle & Associates

Illinois
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

John C Hunsaker III, MD, JD, MA

Hun Foren MEDTOX Consulting LLC

Lexington, Kentucky
Forensic Pathology, Toxicology - Medicolegal Death Investigation, Pathology of Trauma, Determination of Cause, Manner, and Mechanism of Death, Drug-related Death, Autopsy Pathology Review, Medical Records Review
With over 32 years' experience as a medical examiner/forensic pathologist, I have performed over 10,000 medicolegal autopsies, testified as an expert in hundreds of state criminal cases [primarily KY, some Wash DC], testified occasionally in Federal Court [both criminal and civil], and been deposed in many civil cases. Includes interpretative forensic toxicology. Retiring from active practice at the end of 2015, I have been consulting in forensic pathology and toxicology and providing testimony in both civil and criminal trials and depositions, primarily in the Midwest and Southeast, but in jurisdictions such as CA and AL. I established a consulting LLC [HUN FOREN MEDTOX CONSULTING LLC] in Jan 2024.

Doug Rush, CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA,MSc,

Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Louisiana
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - CIH, CSP, CHMM, Covid, Indoor Air Quality, Toxicology, Asbestos, Environmental, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Dermal Assessment, Exposure, Occupational Hygiene, COPD, Forensic Science, Environmental Engineering, Job Hazard Assessment, OSHA, Safety, Warnings & Labels, Products Liability, IAQ
Summary of Experience I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), EPA Nationally Qualified Asbestos Consultant, Licensed Asbestos Consultant, and Hazmat Expert. I help clients with a whole range of health, safety, and environmental challenges, and I have a specialty in industrial hygiene including forensic analysis and testimony associated with current and past exposures to chemical, biological, and safety related injuries and illnesses. My experience encompasses the leadership and management of teams of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) experts including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, environmental engineers, medical doctors, nurses, and technicians in workplace incidents and exposures to industrial chemicals and substances such as asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, pesticides, among others. My accomplishments include participation ...

Charles M Yarborough, MD, MPH

CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Medical Epidemiology, Asbestos, Chrysotile, Lead, Occupational Disease, Causation, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Toxic Tort, Impairment, Fraud, Product Liability, Toxicology, Case Review, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Healthy Life Expectancy, Risk Management
Charles Yarborough, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, CIME, is president of CYHealthAssociates, LLC, a health consulting and research firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Yarborough is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and also in Occupational Medicine. Licensed in several states and DC, he continues to see patients for these areas of medicine at company and community clinics. For litigation support he writes expert reports and was deposed and has testified mostly in asbestos and lead matters. Dr. Yarborough is on the medical staff of Johns Hopkins hospital in Bethesda and Inova Alexandria Hospital. Before joining Lockheed Martin as medical director in 2007 until 2015, he was senior managing scientist in New York City for an international engineering and health consulting firm, a company physician, and a doctor in private practice. For years he was a part-time Chief Physician at the VA Health Care System and medical consultant to USDOL on medical causation. Dr. Yarborough is an elected ...

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM

Cambridge Occupational Medicine

Newton, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Truck & Transport Accidents, Aerotoxicity (Aerotoxic Syndrome), Covid-19, Firefighters, Police, Cardiovascular, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Sleep medicine, Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Intolerances, Mold, Latex Allergy, Record Review, Causation Analyses, Heavy Metals, Toxicology
Dr. Kales is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is Professor & Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and has produced over 225 publications. He is the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. Kales has conducted numerous IMEs, chart reviews and has served as an expert for various Governmental Agencies, Insurance Companies, Corporations and Attorneys. He is Board-certified in both Occupational Medicine and was previously trained and certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Kales' reports are timely, objective and yield scientific, objective, consistent, convincing opinions. He also has significant experience with deposition and trial testimony.

Robert B Swotinsky, MD, MPH

Sudbury, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Drug testing, drug test, drug screening, drug screen, alcohol testing, alcohol test, toxicology, medical review officer, MRO, toxicology, impairment, disability, DOT physicals, DOT exams, occupational medicine, occupational health, truck driver.
My reports are clear, detailed, well-organized, well-referenced, and timely. Qualifications include: board certified in occupational medicine. Certified medical review officer (MRO), FMCSA (NRCME) Medical Examiner and trainer, and (former) FAA Medical Examiner. Fellow of American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and awarded the 2018 ACOEM Achievement in Occupational Medicine Award. Assistant Professor, U Mass Medical School. Former residency director for occupational medicine training program. Written books and written/given numerous educational programs to physician and other groups about drug and alcohol testing, and about DOT physicals (commercial motor vehicle driver exams). From 1995 - 2022, wrote "MRO Update" national newsletter for physicians. Have taught supervisors about reasonable suspicion determinations. Consultant to federal agencies on medical standards for truck drivers and on workplace drug and alcohol testing programs. Consultant t...

Paul Damian, PhD, MPH, DABT, ERT

Board Certified Toxicologist/European Registered Toxicologist - Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC

Traverse City, Michigan
Toxicology, Environmental - Evaluation of chemical risks to public health and the environment; toxicology; adverse effects of chemicals, drugs, and nutritional supplements. Proposition 65 compliance, indoor air and vapor intrusion, chemical contamination of food and dietary supplements, drug-induced liver toxicity.
Dr. Damian is the Founder and Principal of Damian Applied Toxicology, LLC (DAT). He is a Board Certified Toxicologist (Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology or DABT) and European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). He has a PhD in Toxicology and Pharmacology from the University of California-Davis, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health (Environmental Chemistry) from the University of Michigan and 40 years of experience in the quantitative evaluation of health risks related to all types of chemicals and exposure circumstances. DAT provides expert-level health risk assessment services related to chemically contaminated property, chemical exposures in the workplace, and chemical exposures from consumer products. Specialty areas include mine and smelter site health and ecological risk assessments, vapor intrusion and indoor air risk assessments related to solvent release, hazardous waste site risk assessments, workers' compensation cases, drug-induced liver toxicity...

Aimee Nefcy, MD

Canton, Michigan
Toxicology - Clinical toxicology, forensic toxicology, medication and drug overdose and adverse reactions and medication interactions, toxidromes, lab interpretation, heavy metal poisoning, occupational exposures, radiation poisoning, envenomations, spider bites, carbon monoxide poisoning, acute lung injury
Board certified in Medical Toxicology in Detroit with years of experience diagnosing and treating poisoned patients in emergency, intensive care, inpatient and outpatient settings. Extensive experience with forensic toxicology, interpretation of laboratory results, and analysis of post-mortem charts with reporting to the National Poison Data System. Experience with inhaled toxins, acute lung injury, drug overdose, withdrawal syndromes of all types, carbon monoxide poisoning, drug interactions, medication adverse reactions, toxidromes, heavy metal poisoning, spider bites, envenomations, and many others. Strong history of education and experience in writing and public speaking.

Daniel L Overbeek, MD

Toxicology / Emergency Medicine: Harvard Trained

Rockford, Michigan
Emergency Medical Toxicology, Toxicology - Cannabis / Marijuana, Kratom / Mitragynine, Vaping / Electronic Cigarettes, Overdose, Intoxication, Drug Testing / Drug Screens, Dram Shop / Alcohol, Performance Enhancing Drugs, Methanol, Emergency Medicine
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine. Full-time practicing Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine. I am licensed in Michigan and New York, and am available to travel for cases as needed. I have experience reviewing cases regarding intoxication including dram shop liability, interpreting drug testing results including cannabis testing for both civil and criminal cases, as well as regarding liabilities in the setting of drug overdose including heroin/fentanyl. I have also reviewed cases regarding Miranda rights and intoxication. I am published on a variety of medical toxicology topics, including kratom / mitragynine, cannabis, vaping and electronic cigarettes. Experience in managing a wide range of clinical cases regarding substance use, intoxication, withdrawal syndromes, environmental and occupational exposures.

Amanda Jordan

Henderson, Nevada
Emergency Medicine - trauma, assault, toxicology, stroke, MI, fracture, concussion
Education Emergency Medicine Residency University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX July 2005 Chief Resident 2007-2008 Doctor of Medicine University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Bachelor of Science University of Texas, Austin, TX Cum laude Experience • Valley Hospital System, Las Vegas, NV Full time EM physician for eight sites in the Las Vegas area Henderson Hospital, Spring Valley Hospital, Desert Springs Hospital, Valley Hospital, Summerlin Hospital, Centennial Hills Hospital, Green Valley Emergency Room, Blue Diamond Emergency Room • Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ Locum tenens emergency physician Urban level I trauma center and academic teaching institution • East Texas Medical Center, Athens, TX Locum tenens emergency physician 20 bed rural ED • East Texas Medial Center, Cedar Creek, TX Locum tenens emergency physician 11 bed rural free-standing...

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.

Rebecca Florsheim, MD, MPH

Cold Spring, New York
Internal Medicine, Public Health - asthma, air pollution, climate change, toxicology, toxins, endocrine disruptors, environmental hazards, microplastics, PFAS, phthalates, superfunds, carcinogens
I am a physician with an academic and research interest in environmental health. As such, my clinical focus is almost exclusively comprehensive outpatient asthma management. My main research and teaching interest is environmental air pollutants, but I also have an expert-level of understanding of other environmental toxins and endocrine disruptors. I am very interested in being contacted with any cases related to these topics.

Richard A Stripp, Ph.D.

American Scientific Consultants Corp

Huntington, New York
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Forensic toxicology, alcohol, drugs of abuse, dui, dwi, dram shop, prescription pain drugs, cocaine, heroin, pcp, amphetamine, overdose, carbon monoxide, lead, heavy metals, opiates, marijuana, THC
Dr. Richard Stripp is a nationally recognized expert in toxicology providing services in all aspects of a clinical and forensic toxicology. He has served as an expert consultant in 100’s of cases in the field of toxicology and pharmacology for attorneys, investigators, and physicians involved in forensic and clinical toxicological evaluations associated with ethanol, drugs of abuse, prescription medications and chemical exposure. Dr. Stripp provides unbiased expert case reviews involving drug effect on human performance, toxicity of iatrogenic/ therapeutic agents, lead and other toxic metals, carbon monoxide and environmental/occupational hazards. These services include, impartial evaluations involving drug impairment, overdose, toxic chemical exposure, medical issues associated with drug therapy, poisoning, and the role of drugs, alcohol, or chemical exposure in civil and criminal litigation. This covers a full breath of forensic medical-legal cases

Edward G. Brown, PhD

Expert Chemistry Services

Durham, North Carolina
Chemistry & Chemicals, Toxicology - Chemist, Chemist Medicinal, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Research, Pain Medicine, Cannabis, Explosives, Forensic Sciences, Laboratories, Testing, Analysis, Patents, Chemistry Litigation

Lyle D. Burgoon, PhD, ATS

Raptor Pharm & Tox, Ltd

New Hill, North Carolina
Toxicology, Environmental - Dram shop, DNA, Product Liability, Statistics, Drug Impairment, Chemical Impairment, Family Law, Due Diligence, Criminal, Civil, Drug Testing, Toxic Tort
Dr. Burgoon is an award-winning and Board Certified (Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences) toxicologist and biostatistician. Dr. Burgoon has 10+ years of experience as a US Government toxicologist employed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the US Army. Dr. Burgoon served as a senior leader in various roles from leading teams of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians in designing and analyzing toxicology studies, to supervising toxicologists and public health scientists in the development of toxicological and dose-response assessments in support of the US EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). At the US Army, Dr. Burgoon led classified and unclassified programs and projects with a focus on the effects of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) on human health, ecological and agriculture systems. Dr. Burgoon’s expertise is in pharmacology, toxicology, biostatistics, exposure modeling, causal analysis, risk asse...

Bethany Pridgen, MFS

The DEVAUS Group, LLC

Wilmington, North Carolina
Forensic Science, Toxicology - Controlled substances, DWI, DUI, retrograde extrapolation, driving while impaired, alcohol, drunk driving, cannabis, THC, marijuana, CBD, hemp, quality assurance, ISO 17025, laboratory management, laboratory accreditation, dram shop, back extrapolation, SFST, DRE, forensic lab policy, drug chemistry
Bethany has worked in the forensic science industry since 2005. Early in her career, she had the opportunity to open a new regional forensic science laboratory in southeastern NC. She began an 11 year journey and gained a career’s worth of experience as a laboratory director, quality assurance manager, laboratory scientist, grant writer and manager. She is a trained lead and technical assessor for ISO 17025:2017. She is extremely passionate about truth and justice and has learned that the legal system is not always fair. She has a strong desire to see people held accountable to high standards for their work when it affects the lives and freedom of others. She maintains high integrity in her work and interactions. She became very interested in the growing cannabis industry while working in the forensics world. She believes the cannabis testing industry has a lot to learn from the forensic science industry about how to self-regulate in a world where you are not regulated. She believe...

Kevin L. Trangle, MD,MBA

Kevin Trangle & Associates

Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Environmental - Addiction Medicine, Chemistry, Chemicals, Preventive Medicine, IME, Indoor Air Quality, Internal Medicine, Toxicology, OSHA, Disability Evaluation, Engineering-Biomedical

Francisco J. Diaz, MD, FCAP FASCP

Med Legal Pro, LLC

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Cause of death, manner of death and mechanisms of death, wound interpretation, autopsy review, overdose, drugs, elder abuse, nursing home death, road traffic accidents, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, conscious pain and suffering.
Award-winning pathologist. Board-certified in both forensic and anatomic pathology. George Washington University Faculty. Former Michigan Faculty. Peer reviewer for the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. National and international speaking experience. Extensive Medical Examiner Experience – has conducted in excess of 9000 cause of death evaluations. More than 400 court appearances as an expert witness. Co-Author of Spitz and Fisher's Medicolegal Investigation of Death 5th Edition.

Margaret Jarvis, MD; DFASAM

Tunkhannock , Pennsylvania
Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry - ASAM Criteria, drug testing, clinical policies, professionalism, board certification, Suboxone, buprenorphine, opiates, alcohol, toxicology, drug screening, addiction treatment, drug treatment, alcohol treatment, overdose, stigma, medical director, addiction medicine, overdose, methamphetamine.
Dr. Jarvis has been holding leadership positions in addiction medicine for decades, in clinical, academic and policy positions. She has led clinical teams at ASAM levels 3.7 (medically managed inpatient) and 1.7 (medically managed outpatient). She has designed clinical programs and overseen their implementation and maintenance. The programs she has designed and worked with include both medication management and counseling therapies. She has taught at all levels of medical education, helping to start an addiction medicine fellowship program that was in the first groups to receive accreditation from the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American College of Graduate Medical Education. She has served on the committee that has written the Addiction Medicine certifying board examination since 2000. She has held numerous leadership positions with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, serving both as a member of the board and as an officer of the board. She has long...

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.

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Trauma, Toxicology, Respiratory distress, Cardiac, Standard of care, Stroke, Procedural education, Airway management, Wound management, Sepsis
I am a board-certified emergency Medicine physician with over 12 years of clinical experience at a high acuity academic Level 1 trauma center as well as multiple community emergency departments in the Philadelphia region. I graduated from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and went on to complete an Emergency Medicine residency at Temple Hospital. I then worked as faculty at Temple Hospital with a focus on resident education, airway and procedural management, and medical simulation. I currently continue to work there in a per diem capacity while also working at several Philadelphia-area community hospitals. I have extensive experience with pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients, am published in several Emergency Medicine textbooks and journals, and routinely speak at national medical conferences.

Theron Blickenstaff, MD, FACOEM

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Consulting

Kingsport, Tennessee
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Epidemiology, Cancer causation, Indoor Air Quality, Inhalation exposure, Chemical exposure, Occupational Lung Disease, Material Safety Data Sheets, Medical Record Reviews, Disability Consultation
Review of records, written reports, affidavits, depositions, courtroom testimony. Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability. Occupational exposures, environmental exposures, consumer product exposures. Defense and plaintiff. Over 20 years experience in occupational and environmental medicine. Material Safety Data Sheets. Exposure assessment a particular strength.

Sol M Bobst, PhD DABT

ToxSci Advisors LLC

Houston, Texas
Toxicology, Products Liability - Expert Witness in Toxicology, Available for Plaintiff or Defense Work. Experience in Civil Cases for Toxic Tort and Exposures, Risk Assessment and Increased Risk for General Causation. Also Experienced in Forensic Toxicology, DWI, DUID, Drug Evidence in Criminal and Family Law Cases. Over 40+ cases.
CV, References, and Term Sheet Available Upon Request. Experienced with US OSHA, US EPA TSCA, FIFRA, and US FDA Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Regulations.

Lucy H Fraiser, PhD, DABT

Lucy Fraiser Toxicology

Texas
Toxicology, Environmental - risk assessment, public health, air quality, NAAQS, risk-based corrective action, ozone (O3), nitrogen oxides (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S), particulate matter (PM), chemicals
Dr. Lucy Fraiser is a board-certified toxicologist with over 25 years of experience in the areas of exposure and risk assessment, health effects and toxicology evaluations, development of quantitative toxicity criteria, development of risk-based air quality guidelines and soil cleanup criteria, and risk communication. Dr. Fraiser has conducted hundreds of exposure assessments for chemicals used in pharmaceutical laboratories and industrial processes, chemicals applied to control pests and unwanted vegetation, and chemicals released as unwanted by-products of chemical and product manufacturing, combustion of fossil and waste-derived fuels, generation of electricity, petroleum refining, smelting, rock crushing, and activities at military installations. Dr. Fraiser has been qualified as an expert, deposed, and has provided expert testimony in contested case hearings, criminal case hearings, Federal Civil suits, and toxic tort litigation on numerous occasions.

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CSP, CIME, FACOEM

Texas
Occupational Medicine, Industrial Hygiene - Toxicology, Mold, Indoor Air, OSHA, metals (arsenic, chromium, lead, mercury), ethylene oxide, ethylene dibromide, chemical exposure, Medical Standards, Workers Compensation, Firefighter, Law Enforcement Officer, Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Disability Evaluation, Return to Work, MD, CIH.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee (TLV) of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guida...

Anisha Malhotra, MD

Austin, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Chief administrative officer, Partner, Leadership, Free-standing, Rural, Locums, Orthopedic, Cardiology, Resuscitation, Pediatric, Trauma, Sepsis, Health Policy, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Radiology, Psychiatry, Critical Care, Public Health, Toxicology, OB/Gyn, ophthalmology, pharmacology
- Chief Administrative Officer and founding partner of a new EM physician group - Experience in hospital-based rural and urban EDs, Free-Standing EDs, Academic EDs, and Locums - Experience with health policy - International experience working at a rural ED in New Zealand - EM Residency at Parkland Hospital (UT Southwestern) - B.S. Nutritional Sciences, Minors in Spanish and Health Policy & Administration

Patricia B. Rosen, MD, MPH

Austin Toxicology

Austin, Texas
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Texas
Active clinical toxicology practice and legal experience. Experience with occupational exposures and causation claims. Boards in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Toxicology with Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology.

Doug Rush, CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA,MSc,

Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Cypress, Texas
Industrial Hygiene, Safety - CIH, CSP, CHMM, Covid, Indoor Air Quality, Toxicology, Asbestos, Environmental, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Dermal Assessment, Exposure, Occupational Hygiene, COPD, Forensic Science, Environmental Engineering, Job Hazard Assessment, OSHA, Safety, Warnings & Labels, Products Liability, IAQ
Summary of Experience I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), EPA Nationally Qualified Asbestos Consultant, Licensed Asbestos Consultant, and Hazmat Expert. I help clients with a whole range of health, safety, and environmental challenges, and I have a specialty in industrial hygiene including forensic analysis and testimony associated with current and past exposures to chemical, biological, and safety related injuries and illnesses. My experience encompasses the leadership and management of teams of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) experts including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, environmental engineers, medical doctors, nurses, and technicians in workplace incidents and exposures to industrial chemicals and substances such as asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, pesticides, among others. My accomplishments include participation ...

Adel Shaker, MD, LLB, FCAP

Board Certified Anatomic & Forensic Pathologist - International Medical Legal Forensic Experts, LLC

Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, independent medical examiner, autopsy review, cause of death, manner of death, wrongful death, nursing home death, medical malpractice, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual assault, body assault, motor vehicle accident, work accident, toxicology, suicide, homicide, custody police death, jail
The area of expertise in which Dr. Shaker will be tendered is pathology, including but not limited to general pathology, Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology, & Forensic Pathology. Over 30 years of experience as practicing, fully licensed pathologist with extensive training in forensic pathology & testifying as an expert witness in many cases. Earned his law degree and was involved in national and international high profile cases. He's fluent multilingual. Cases review include but not limited to autopsy review, cause and manner of death, wrongful death, police intervention and custody death, nursing home death and elder abuse/ neglect, wounds evaluation, occupational and industrial accidents, suicide, domestic violence, child/elder abuse, toxicology,drug overdose, sexual crime, firearm injuries, variable injuries/trauma and self inflicted wounds. I am available for a no-charge initial consultation (free screening of case).

Paul Uribe, MD

DMH Forensic Consulting

Richmond, Texas
Forensic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology - Autopsy, Death investigation, Cause of death, Manner of death, Trauma, Injury, Pain and suffering, Medical examiner, Homicide, Survivability, Time of death, Forensic, Coroner, Toxicology, Overdose, Histology, Laboratory Medicine.
- Board Certified Physician in Anatomic, Clinical, and Forensic Pathology (American Board of Pathology) - Active medical licensure in 9 states - Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army - Recipient of the FBI Director's Award for Outstanding Criminal Investigation, 2022 Paul Uribe was born and raised in the beaches of Southern California and the forests of Southern Oregon. After attending Claremont McKenna College, he received a direct commission into the US Army to attend the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His post-graduate medical education included training at Madigan Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center, Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, and Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of Maryland in Baltimore. His job titles have included Staff Pathologist at Madigan Army Medical Center; Chief of Pathology at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning Georgia; Deputy Medical Examiner, Regional Medical Exam...

Michael Moss, MD, FAACT

Salt Lake City, Utah
Toxicology, Addiction Medicine - Drugs of abuse,Methamphetamine,Cannabis,Marijuana,Heroin,Fentanyl,Urine drug screen,DUI,Adverse drug reaction,Overdose,Poisoning,Impairment,Intoxication,Alcohol
Dr. Moss is a physician in Utah with board certification in medical toxicology, addiction medicine, and emergency medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. He serves as medical director of the Utah Poison Control Center and has faculty appointments in Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Pharmacy at the University of Utah. He provides adult and pediatric toxicology consultation at the University of Utah Hospital and Primary Children's Hospital. He also practices addiction medicine at the University of Utah treating substance use disorder including alcohol, methamphetamine, opioids, and benzodiazepines. Dr. Moss consults on both civil and criminal cases related to toxicology testing, interpretation, impairment, intoxication and the effects of drugs and medications: -Drugs of abuse (e.g. heroin, opioids, fentanyl, methamphetamine, marijuana) -Alcohol (ethanol) impairment, intoxication and BAC interpretation -DUI/DWI -Urine drug screen testing interpre...

Margaret M Gedde, MD, PhD, DABPath

Gedde Whole Health LLC

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Toxicology, Forensic Pathology - THC DUI/DWI, Marijuana DUI/DWI, Medical Toxicology, Forensic Toxicology, Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, Hemp, THC, CBD, Cannabinoid Medicine, Cannabinoid Pharmacodynamics, Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics, THC Blood Testing, THC Drug Testing, Blood Cannabinoids, THC Impairment, Marijuana Impairment.
Dr. Gedde provides clinical expertise in medical use of cannabinoids through her cannabis-focused telemedicine practice. She is known for a clinical focus in use of cannabinoids in pediatric epilepsy. Dr. Gedde is knowledgeable about the environment around medical marijuana for physicians and has been qualified in civil and administrative courts as an expert witness regarding the practice of cannabis medicine. In addition to the MD degree, Dr. Gedde holds a PhD in Chemistry and is Board Certified in Clinical Pathology, the medical specialty that includes toxicology. As a medical toxicology expert witness, Dr. Gedde brings authoritative clarity to interpretation of blood cannabinoids in criminal and civil THC DUI/DWI cases. Dr. Gedde’s background also includes post-doctoral research into the molecular biology of bacterial pathogenesis at the University of California at Berkeley and five years in the pharmaceutical industry as a clinical microbiology director and consultant. She h...

Marc A LeBeau, PhD, F-ABFT

LeBeau Forensic Toxicology Consulting

Fairfax, Virginia
Toxicology, Forensic Science - alcohol, drugs, rape, driver, injury, insurance, fbi, standards, osac, speaker, poison, testing, drug-facilitated, assault
Marc A. LeBeau, PhD, has worked as a Forensic Chemist and Toxicologist for 35 years and has testified in federal, state, and county courts throughout the United States. As a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology, Dr. LeBeau has been an active leader in numerous scientific organizations. He serves as the immediate Past-President of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). Additionally, Dr. LeBeau is a member and Past-President of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT). Dr. LeBeau has spent much of his career helping to advance the forensic sciences. He has served as a Commissioner on the National Commission on Forensic Science, the chairman of the Scientific Working Group on the Forensic Analysis of Chemical Terrorism (SWGFACT), and co-chair to the Scientific Working Group on the Forensic Analysis on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism (SWGCBRN). He w...

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...

Jennifer E Souders, MD

Souders Independent Medical Consultations PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - toxicology, impairment, prescription, drugs, opioids, cannabis/marijuana, alcohol, criminal, DUI/DWI, felony, civil, personal injury, dram shop, overdose
I am a physician (M.D.) who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. As a consultant in forensic/legal cases, my main area of focus involves the clinical toxicology of prescription medications, recreational drugs and substances of abuse, marijuana/cannabis, and alcohol. My training and education include the interpretation of clinical and forensic toxicology test results in multiple matrices, including blood, urine, serum, hair, and nails. In addition, my training and education include safe opioid prescribing procedures, interpretation of prescribing records, assessment of patient responses to prescribed opioids, and overdose prevention education and practices. Unlike non-physicians who review toxicology test results in forensic cases, as a clinician I am able to read, interpret, and testify on the contents of medical records. I understand that the presence of a positive test result does not necessarily constitute the presence of impairment or obs...

Jonathan Meiman, MD

Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Public Health, Family Medicine - Environmental health, Occupational health, Healthcare preparedness, Public health, Primary/urgent care, Coronavirus, Toxicology, Pandemic preparedness and response, Cancer epidemiology, Epidemiology, PFAS, Plaintiff’s attorneys
Jonathan Meiman, MD graduated from the UAB Heersink School of Medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He then completed a two-year Epidemic Intelligence Service fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has over 10 years of experience in public health, academic medicine, occupational health, and primary care. Dr. Meiman previously served as a State Epidemiologist and Chief Medical Officer with the Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services, focusing on pandemic preparedness, environmental health, and occupational health. He is a former member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors and Wisconsin’s Homeland Security Council. Dr. Meiman is an author of over 40 peer-reviewed publications covering infectious disease outbreaks (e.g., COVID-19, MERS-CoV, Ebola), occupational health, toxic substance exposures, and biomonitoring of environmental pollutants. His expertise includes human ...
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