Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years experience in pharmacy risk management, pharmacy- and pharmaceuticals-related litigation, third-party drug benefits, and freelance writing for the healthcare communications industry. I have experience as a practicing clinical pharmacist, a hospital pharmacy director, a regional hospital pharmacy administrator, and a consultant in private practice. My expertise includes medical and pharmaceutical writing and editing; drug information; pharmacy practice and operations; risk assessment and management; clinical pharmacy services; standards of care for pharmacy practice; pharmacy law; managed care pharmacy services; long-term care pharmacy services; pharmaceutical care in correctional facilities; and pharmaceutical care in industrial clinics. I have additional experience with community pharmacy practice, community pharmacy law, and business practices pertaining to pharmacies. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Pharmacist professional liability; Pharmacotherapy-related medical malpractice; Pharmacy-related hospital malpractice; Long-term care; Controlled substances; Informed consents for drug therapy; Managed care drug benefits; Drug Diversion; Mail order pharmacies; Internet pharmacies; Duty to warn; Patient package inserts; Prospective drug utilization review; Contract pricing of pharmaceuticals; Patient counseling; Product liability; Insurance fraud; Medicare fraud, waste, and abuse; False claims and qui tam actions; Breach of contract; Compounding vs. manufacturing; Pharmacy administration; Wrongful termination of pharmacists; Drug patent infringement; Pharmacist licensure; Board of Pharmacy proceedings.
|Pharm.D.||University of Southern California|
|California licensed pharmacist|
Awards & Affiliation
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases