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 Expert  723487

Expert in Medicine, Pharmacy, Pharmacology/Toxicology with Emphasis on Cannabanoids and Opioids


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a practicing physician and pharmacist, who also holds a Master's of Science degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology. He has performed research in the field of Pharmacology with particular focus on drugs of abuse, cannabinoids and opioids. He has presented his research findings at both national and international conferences, as well as published them in peer reviewed journals. Expert's professional career has given him a broad and diverse perspective of the pharmacological aspect of medicine. Being first a pharmacist and dispensing medications directly to patients, then becoming a prescriber of many of those medications he previously dispensed.
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abused drug

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agonistic drug

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alcohol toxicology

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allergy pharmacology

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antagonistic drug

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anti-inflammatory drug

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antidepressant drug

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antihypertensive drug

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applied toxicology

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cardiovascular drug therapy

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chemoprevention

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clinical pharmacology

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clinical toxicology

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drug toxicology

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drug-drug interaction

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ephedrine product

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expectorant drug

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forensic pharmacology

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forensic toxicology

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gastrointestinal drug

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General Medicine

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geriatric pharmacology

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hematotoxicology

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illegal drug

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immunosuppressive drug

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immunotoxicology

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investigational drug

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medical causation

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medical toxicology

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nasal decongestant drug

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neuropharmacology

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neuropsychopharmacology

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occupational toxicology

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pharmaceutics

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pharmacodynamics

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pharmacokinetics

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pharmacology

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psychopharmacology

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toxicology

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transdermal drug delivery pharmacokinetics


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Virginia Beach, Virginia;  Norfolk, Virginia;  Chesapeake, Virginia;  Richmond, Virginia;  Newport News, Virginia;  Hampton, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  Portsmouth, Virginia;  Lynchburg, Virginia;  and Suffolk, Virginia.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2004   MD   Medicine   Virginia Commonwealth University  
1999   MS   Pharmacology/Toxicology   Virginia Commonwealth University   Cum Laude
1995   BS   Pharmacy   Virginia Commonwealth University   Dean's List
1992   BS   Chemistry   Virginia Commonwealth University   Dean's List

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Practitioner

 

Physician. Practice Manager. Medical Review Officer.

2008 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Pharmacy

 

Pharmacist

 

Review and verify physician orders for hospitals across the United States Assessing pharmacokinetic parameters, accuracy, and formulary status, substituting when appropriate/indicated.

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Military Entrance Processing Station

 

Fee Based Practitioner

 

Perform physicals on new military recruits to determine medical qualification as required for entrance into any branch of the U.S. Military as defined by the protocols established the U.S. Department of Defense.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American College of Clinical Pharmacology;

American College of Environmental and Occupational Medicine;

American Medical Association;

American Pharmacists Association;

Medical Society of Virginia;

Richmond Academy of Medicine;

American Society of Pharmacy Law;

Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA) Group.

Licenses/Certifications

Licensed Physician, Registered Pharmacist, Medical Review Officer. Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Basic Life Support.

Professional Appointments

Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Peer Review Board.

Awards/Recognition

Distinguished Service Award, Leadership Award, Professionalism Award. Scholarships.

Medical/Professional Internships

Internal Medicine Internship.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Six publications. Applying for 2 patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - New Scientist  
 - ExpertPages.com  
 - Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2009 to   US Department of Defense   Military Entrance Processing Station Physician   Perform physicals on new military recruits to determine medical qualification as required for entrance into any branch of the U.S. Military as defined by the protocols established the U.S. Department of Defense.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Transdermal patch development for Cannabinoids.
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:
Case experience includes both civil and criminal cases. Criminal cases include postmortem pharmacologic analysis for homicides. Affidavits of Merit, Anaphylactic reactions, Baxter recalled Heparin, Cosmetic Laser's and medication photosensitivity, medication overdose, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, Fentanyl overdose, Dilaudid overdose, Pharmacist miss fills, Pharmacist dispensing errors, Pharmacy Standard of Care, Medication adverse effects, Cognitive impairment, Falls related to medications both in and out of hospital, wrongful death, Medical Marijuana, Positive drug screens, safety in the work place, Independent Medical Exams, Return to Work Evaluations. Adverse Health Effects secondary to prolonged exposure/consumption of Tetrachloroethylene (TCE) contaminated well water. Toxic Torts, exposure to raw sewage (Sanitary Sewer Overflows) and noxious odors thereof. Workman's compensation review regarding medication use and relation to injury claim. Life insurance denial of payment on claims secondary to drugs or medications.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Endocrinologist expert witness for consulting on pharmacy error of improper dosage of diabetes medication Metformin for several months.
  • Expert for consulting on criminal case involving ephedrine.
  • Expert for consulting on IV Injection of Morphine/Hydromorphone.
  • Expert pharmaceutical formulation and stability for loss lititgation.
  • Expert for consulting on neuropsychopharmacology.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Postmortem Pharmacology. Testified before Virginia Senate Sub-Committee supporting Bills regarding pharmacy legislation pending vote before the Senate.


 

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