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Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the fields of Medicine, Health Law, Industrial Hygiene, and Biomedical Engineering with expertise in Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. I have experience with medical practices, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental toxicology, and the practice of toxic tort law as well as the practice of health care law in the representation of physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. I have additional knowledge of licensure and peer review issues; contract review and negotiation; Stark Amendments; Sherman and Clayton Anti-trust Acts; new medical technology assessment; co-counsel activities in medical malpractice defense; and the determination of causation of disease in relation to claimed physical forces and energy.

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Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes giving opinions on medicine, industrial hygiene, public health, epidemiology, toxicology, and biomedical engineering. 


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes giving opines concerning the forces in a vehicular crash and whether or not the resulting forces were sufficient to cause a particular injury.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being licensed to practice medicine and law. I have prior experience as a Clinical Coordinator, Medical Director of several clinics, and Chief Executive Officer. 


Relevant Experiences

I have expertise as a physician-biomedical engineer-toxicologist.

I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H.) which is the engineering discipline most focused upon determining if a building is contaminated with mold. After all, there is mold everywhere but there is not mold contamination everywhere. A C.I.H. is the professional that is supposed to determine if a building is contaminated with mold. I addition, I have maintained a residential builder license in the State of Michigan since 1990. This is because a physician who is determining if a person has become ill due to a building must have an understanding how buildings should be built and maintained. In addition to have been an expert in many mold cases, I have also served as a trial attorney in mold cases including having represented a daughter of a former United States Secretary of State.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
M.SOccupational and Environmental Health SciencesWayne State University
M.SBiomedical EngineeringWayne State University
M.PHPublic HealthHarvard University
J.D.Wayne State University Law School

Licenses Certifications

Medical License: Physician and Surgeon in MI
IL
NY
Attorney and Counselor: MI
IL
Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine
Diplomate of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist

Awards & Affiliation

State Bar of Michigan
Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
American Industrial Hygiene Association
Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society

Primary Affiliation

American Industrial Hygiene Association


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