Expertise DescriptionI 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
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.
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.
|Doctorate||Occupational Therapy||Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions|
|Ergonomics||Polytechnique de Montreal||Industrial Engineering Department|
|B.Sc.||Occupational Therapy||McGill University||Faculty of Medicine|
|Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (BCPE)|
|Licensed to practice Occupational therapy in the states of Pennsylvania|
|Diplomate of the American Board of Vocational Experts|
|Registered Occupational Therapist with the NBCOT|
Awards & Affiliation
American Rehabilitation Economics Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases