Expertise DescriptionI have more than 25 years experience in nursing with expertise and certifications in emergency nursing, nursing education, trauma, and critical care. I have additional clinical experience in ambulatory care, medical-surgical nursing, and healthcare management / administration. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes having collaborated with attorneys in preparing or analyzing complaints, answers, and motions for summary judgment, interrogatories, deposition and trial outlines, queries for direct and cross examination, document production requests, trial briefs and status reports; Identified and retaining expert witnesses; liaison among attorneys, physicians, and clients.
My services include: Teaching and Clinical Practicum; Implementation and participation in mass clinic for flu immunizations; serving as an emergency preparedness pre-pandemic exercise; development of case study and simulation workshop on Pandemic Avian Flu to provide intermediate and advanced level training for individuals from the health care setting; development and implementation of programs / lectures and in-services for the continuing education of health care professionals. My consultations include: review and opinions regarding nursing practice standards; initial case screenings for merit; identifying standards of care, causation and damage issues; conducting research and summarize medical literature; identifying and reviewing application of multidisciplinary standards of care and regulatory requirements; preparing chronologies of medical events and comparing and correlating them to the allegations; educating counsel regarding medical facts and issues relevant to the case.
|Master of Arts||Health Administration||Rutgers||the State University||College of Nursing|
|Bachelor of Science||Nursing||Teacher College||Columbia University|
|ANCC Nurse Executive Board Certified|
|Rutgers University Human Subject Compliance Certified|
|Certified in Research Training: Developing Nurse Scientists|
|American Heart Association|
|Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider|
|State of New Jersey|
Awards & Affiliation
|Grand Marshal for Rutgers College for Nursing Convocation|
|Recipient of the Kirby Fellowship for Academic Achievement in the PhD Program|
|EOF Faculty of the Year|
|Nurse of the Year|
|The General Hospital Center at Passaic|
American Heart Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases