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 Expert  723719

Expert in Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, and Healthcare Associated Infections


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Texas (TX)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert has over 25 years experience in academic, hospital-based, and commercial diagnostic microbiology. He has held laboratory director positions in university and private hospital settings, and as the national director of microbiology in industry. Expert has expertise in general clinical microbiology, with special interests in fastidious and infrequently encountered bacterial pathogens. His laboratory was one of the first to isolate and characterize the agent ultimately recognized to be the cause of cat scratch disease (Bartonella henselae). Publications in the field and textbook contributions focus, in addition to these interests, on antimicrobial susceptibility testing and laboratory diagnostic methods.

Expert is Board certified by the American Board of Medical Microbiology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, and has served as a working group member and advisor of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute. He provides the following consulting types:

Apply and maintain updated laboratory protocols, Provide guidance to achieve turn-around time goals, Provide support for Infection Control programs, Medical-legal consulting, Technical writing, Assist with laboratory inspection preparedeness, Implementation of molecular microbiology testing, Consultant to diagnostics industry.

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clinical microbiology

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medical microbiology


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas;  Fort Worth, Texas;  Arlington, Texas;  Plano, Texas;  Garland, Texas;  Irving, Texas;  Grand Prairie, Texas;  Mesquite, Texas;  Waco, Texas;  and Carrollton, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Microbiology: Bacteria, Molds/ Fungi - Identification,...
Microbiology, Infection, Infection Control, Occupational &...
Laboratory Medicine, Pathology
Infectious Diseases, Infection Control, Epidemiology,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   PhD   Microbiology   Indiana State Univ  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

President/Founder

 

Clinical microbiology consulting for large hospitals and hospital organization networks.

1996 to 2003

 

Laboratory Corporation of America

 


 

National Director of Microbiology

 

Discipline director of regional and national microbiology services

1985 to 1996

 

University of Oklahoma

 

Health Sciences Center

 

Director of Clinical Microbiology

 

Director of hospital microbiology laboratories


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is Board certified by the American Board of Medical Microbiology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Licenses/Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Medical Microbiology

Professional Appointments

He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, and has served as a working group member and advisor of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.

Awards/Recognition

His laboratory was one of the first to isolate and characterize the agent ultimately recognized to be the cause of cat scratch disease (Bartonella henselae).


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Publications in the field and textbook contributions focus, in addition to these interests, on antimicrobial susceptibility testing and laboratory diagnostic methods.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Medical-legal consulting
  • Assists with laboratory inspection preparedeness
  • Applies and maintains updated laboratory protocols
  • Provided guidance to achieve turn-around time goals
  • Consultant to diagnostics industry
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.

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Market Research:
Expert has over 25 years experience in academic, hospital-based, and commercial diagnostic microbiology. He has held laboratory director positions in university and private hospital settings, and as the national director of microbiology in industry. Expert has expertise in general clinical microbiology, with special interests in fastidious and infrequently encountered bacterial pathogens. His laboratory was one of the first to isolate and characterize the agent ultimately recognized to be the cause of cat scratch disease (Bartonella henselae).

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