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 Expert  722727

Expert in Absorbent Composites, Superabsorbents, Product Development, Materials Development, Biomaterials


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

North Carolina (NC)
USA
Education Work HistoryPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert was responsible for global superabsorbent development for all forms of personal care products at Kimberly-Clark prior to her recent retirement. Her career involved basic research, product development, and materials development for absorbent personal care products at this major manufacturer. She has over 20 years of experience in these areas.
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absorbent material

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biocompatible material

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new product development

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personal care product


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Charlotte, North Carolina;  Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Gastonia, North Carolina;  and Concord, North Carolina.

Often requested
with this expert:

Absorbent Materials and Systems for Personal Hygiene
Baby Diapers, Non-Woven, Absorbent Products, Films, Wipes,...
Absorbent Technology
Specialty Polymers and Fibers

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1974   Ph.D.   Biophysical Chemistry   Duke University  
1969   B.S.   Chemistry   Marshall University   Cum Laude, Sigma Xi

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1977 to 2003

 

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

 

Essential Sciences

 

Research Fellow

 

She was responisble for global superabsorbent development for all forms of personal care products at Kimberly-Clark prior to her recent retirement.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

She has 17 technical publications in refereed journals, 51 patents and invention disclosures, 27 major reports internal to Kimberly-Clark, and shared authorship of one book.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • As a key senior technical resource at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, she was called on to consult on materials development for several international personal care product designs. Unfortunately, confidentiality prevents sharing of more details.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Seeking a Superabsorbent Polymers.
  • Expert in food packaging for consulting on absorbent pad shelf life improvement.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Recently provided deposition in patent litigation case for KC.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2003 to 2003   England   Work performed in our US research labs facilitated introduction of new raw material into major product form.
to   Germany   Worked with German researchers to develop improved major raw material for disposable absorbent care products.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   She has a college minor in scientific German and some experience post college working with German scientists at major manufacturers there.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Reviews of Physiology of Menstruation and Female Anatomy with noted academician.

Proteins at Interfaces and Polymeric Biomaterials with two noted academicians.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Extensively involved in vendor and raw material selection for major raw material for absorbent personal care products.


 

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