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 Expert  107753

Expert in Statistical Analysis, Market Research, Clinical Trials,Marketing Mix Models,Pharmaceuticals,DOE

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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CLINICAL TRIAL: Expert has over 20 years experience in the statistical design and analysis of clinical trials of health care products. His experience includes working with both pharmaceutical and over-the-counter products. His recent analytical work has included preparing clinical trial results for CANDA (computer-aided NDA) submissions to the Food & Drug Administration. Previous analytical work has been published in the Journal of the American Dental Association proceedings and other well known oral hygiene journals.

MARKETING RESEARCH: Expert is experienced in modeling marketing data to develop volumetric and share-based models of consumer packaged goods. He used syndicated sales data (IRI, Nielsen) and causal data to develop market share models for forecasting purposes. He has also analyzed market research home-use and consumer research tests. He is familiar with multivariate statistical methodology of market research tests, such as multidimensional scaling, conjoint analysis, and factor analysis.

RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGY: Expert developed response surface models using classical central composite rotatable designs to "optimize" consumer acceptance of beverages over a range of different physical components of beverages.

SENSORY EVALUATION; PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT SENSORY EVALUATION: Expert is an experience statistician in the design and analysis of sensory evaluation methods. He has consulted with numerous sensory organizations in calibrating expert panel data for reproducibility and measuring product differences. He has analyzed expert panel data (skin feel, hair, taste, smell) to determine statistically superior products. He is familiar with the design and analysis of such sensory tests as the duo-trio test, the triangle and double triangle test, and paired preference tests.

STATISTICAL SURVEY; SURVEY DESIGN PROCESS: Expert has devoted a significant portion of his career designing and analyzing survey research tests. He is experienced in the use of surveys to measure acceptance of products from a consumer standpoint. He developed models using survey data to predict success of new products in the marketplace.

NEW PRODUCT DESIGN PROCESS; NEW PRODUCT MARKET SURVEY: Expert has spent numerous years working closely with product development scientists at R & D facilities to develop statistical screening designs for their new products. These screening designs help determine the range and number of ingredients to be used for those products which ultimately are made for new product testing. He developed response surface designs for consumer research testing of these new products in the marketplace.


clinical trial


market research


new product design


new product market survey


personal care product sensory evaluation


sensory evaluation


statistical survey


statistical survey analysis


survey design


response surface methodology


market share

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  and Springfield, Massachusetts.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1979   MS   Statistics   Rutgers University  
1977   BS   Mathematics-Statistics   University of Connecticut   Pi Mu Epsilon

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1992 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)





1989 to 1992


Quantitative Analysis, Citicorp





1985 to 1989





Principal Statistician


1979 to 1986


University of Connecticut






1979 to 1985





Principal Statistician


2001 to 2013


Purdue Pharma




Director, Biostatistics


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Statistical Association and is a Past Secretary of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Expert is also a member of the SAS Quality Partner Program, a designation awarded to consultants with superior expertise using SAS systems software.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Journal of Managed Care  
 - Value In Health  
 - JAMA July 5, 2006, Volume 296, No. 1  
 - Clinical Journal of Pain May 2007 Volume 23, No. 4  
 - Clinical Drug Investigations 32 (9): 583-592  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Statistics market research expert for consulting on Software for the design and executio of adaptive clinical trials.
  • Taste test expert for consulting on taste test for new product.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Clinical trial expert witness for consulting on clinical trial design and industry norms about clinical trial phases.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


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