Expert 525824 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in healthcare risk management and patient safety. I have a particular focus on Bio-medical / Healthcare Ethics, medical malpractice, physician clinical risk management, and regulatory standards. I have prior experience providing courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a biomedical ethics expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Relevant Experiences

I have more than 35 years of experience in healthcare risk management /patient safety, both as a hospital risk manager – 13 years and a VP of Risk for a physician Medical Malpractice Company for 15 years, plus an additional 8 years of various clinical and medical research experiences. I am currently a Professor in Health Sciences/Administration and teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Health Law, Health Administration and a Graduate Seminar in Bio-Medical /Healthcare ethics. My consultancy firm focuses on Bioethics, Enterprise Risk Management, Patient Safety, IRB Human /Subjects Research, CME and expert witness review. I am also pursuing a Doctorate in Professional Studies in Bioethics, Health Ethics and Policy through the Allen March Bioethics Institute at the Albany Medical College.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
D.P.S.(c) Bioethics Alden March Bioethics Institute
M.P.H. UCLA School of Public Health
B.A. Health and Safety Studies with a minor in Biology CSULA

Licenses Certifications

CPHRM: Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management by the Certification Center of the American Hospital Association
Certified Just Culture Champaign

Awards & Affiliation

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management of the American Hospital Association: ASHRM
Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management: President
California State University, Northridge(CSUN): Preceptor: Health Science/Admin

Primary Affiliation

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management of the American Hospital Association: ASHRM



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