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Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Animal Science. My expertise includes animal behavior and physiology, animal neuroscience and ethology, animal health, animal welfare, animal biology, and animal care services. I am highly knowledgeable about topics of swine production, animal birth and breeding, pheromones in domestic swine, behavioral management, pig growth, immune measures in piglet, livestock, and farm worker placement. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Losses of animals during transport; Stress in animals in storms; Animal welfare issues; Disputes about animals; Business issues in commercial animal production.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Dairy cattle lost during air transport; Loss of pigs during transport; Loss of animals during hurricane; Animal welfare issues; Dispute among business or within businesses in animal agriculture; Animal welfare concerns with lab animals, farm animals and other animals.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
PhDAnimal Science & Neural and Behavioral BiologyUniversity of Illinois
M.S.Animal Science & NeuroscienceWashington State University
B.S.Animal ScienceWashington State University

Licenses Certifications

Board Certified by ARPAS
Diplomat in the Animal Welfare Science

Awards & Affiliation

American Society of Animal Science
Society for Neuroscience
Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International
American Registry of Animal Science

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Animal Science


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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