Expert 55526 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years in occupational therapy working as an independent therapy contractor, staff therapist, and rehabilitation center owner, providing therapy for patients in post-surgical, neurological, pediatric, trauma, and geriatric units. I have experienced providing: IME observations; functional assessments; injury / trauma evaluation; assessments of brain, spinal cord, and birth injuries; evaluations of functional and physical abilities / disabilities; orthopedics; chronic pain; hand injuries; burns; and amputations. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience: therapy for children with cognitive and/or orthopedic impairments; diagnoses for cerebral palsy, autism, blind, and emotionally impaired.


Professional Experiences




Relevant Experiences

I have been doing life care planning for 10 years. One of my specialities is orthopedics. I do range of motion and strength and functional testing of clients. My plans are comprehensive and easy to understand for economists to make their calculations from.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Bachelors of ScienceOccupational TherapyWayne State University

Licenses Certifications

Registered Occupational Therapist
California Occupational Therapist
Licensed
Certified Hand Therapist
Certified Life Care Planner

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

International Association of Rehab Professionals


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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