Vocational Rehabilitation Expert 350567 MD


Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in Occupational / Vocational Rehabilitation and Ergonomic matters. My expertise includes: work and functional capacity, occupational health, industrial disability, ergonomic analysis, kinematic analysis, industrial ergonomics, vocational potential, employee screening procedures, employment evaluations, loss of earnings capacity, musculoskeletal injuries, serious personal injury and trauma, sports and industrial injuries, emotional impact, mental health adjustment, deafness, brain damage, depressive disorder, brain disorders, invalidity, and neurological disorders including catastrophic (TBI, SCI). I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: potential loss of earning damages caused by personal injury; work life expectancy; physical disability caused by medical malpractice through life review; occupational exposure or diagnosis in determining capacity for return to work.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Safety industrial ergonomics, Private practice with major clients concerning ergonomics; Provided revisions on existing functional capacity evaluation reports and guides; Training to clinicians and external clients in ergonomics; Therapeutic intervention services to adults in need of reintegrating into their workplace after a musculoskeletal interview; Assessment of injured individuals for their capacities to drive a motor vehicle; Provision of teaching annually regarding office ergonomics.


Professional Experiences




Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
DoctorateOccupational TherapyRocky Mountain University of Health Professions
ErgonomicsPolytechnique de Montreal Industrial Engineering Department
B.Sc.Occupational TherapyMcGill University Faculty of Medicine

Licenses Certifications

Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (BCPE)
Licensed to practice Occupational therapy in the states of Pennsylvania
Maryland
and Delaware
Diplomate of the American Board of Vocational Experts
Registered Occupational Therapist with the NBCOT

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Rehabilitation Economics Association


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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