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 Expert  725067

Expert in Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics, Industrial Hygiene, Toxicology, Epidemiology, Occupational Health


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
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Expert is a physician, attorney, industrial hygienist, and biomedical engineer licensed to practice medicine and law in Michigan and Illinois.

He is a graduate of Kalamazoo College, Wayne State University School of Medicine and Law School as well as Harvard University School of Public Health.

He also has a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Wayne State University with a focus on impact injuries from vehicular crashes. The Biomedical Engineering program at Wayne State University in Detroit is famous as a center for the study of biomechanical engineering as it relates to vehicular injury.

He is board certified in internal medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, as well as in public health and general preventive medicine. He is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist. He has served as the Medical Director of the Detroit Health Department, the Medical Director of the Police and Fire Pension Boards of the City of Lansing, and as the Chief Medical Director of the Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Michigan. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Charter Township of Clinton Fire and Police Pension System. He has an active legal practice in toxic tort law and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Environmental Litigation and Administrative Practice Committee of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

He has also been elected to serve on the Environmental Law Council of the State Bar of Michigan. He also currently serves as the President-Elect of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society which was the first industrial hygiene organization established in the United States.

Expert also maintains a medical practice in occupational and environmental medicine and has active admitting privileges into the Henry Ford Health System.

Expert has also served as a consultant to Goodrich Corporation (formerly known as B. F. Goodrich) concerning avian influenza as it may impact the international operations of Goodrich.

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accident analysis

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accident investigation

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accident reconstruction

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air-pollutant environmental effect

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arsenic environmental effect

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asbestos environmental effect

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chemical plant environmental cleanup

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chemical product environmental effect

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chlorofluorocarbon environmental effect

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electric power plant environmental impact

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environmental air quality

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environmental analytical chemistry

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environmental cleanup

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environmental compliance

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environmental exposure assessment

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environmental forensics

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environmental health

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environmental impact assessment

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environmental impact statement

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environmental medicine

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environmental microbiology

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Environmental Protection Agency regulation

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environmental regulation

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environmental risk assessment

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environmental safety

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environmental site assessment

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environmental site auditing

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environmental testing

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environmental toxicology

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environmentally hazardous-chemical analysis

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federal environmental regulation

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forensic chemistry

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forensic medicine

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forensic toxicology

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industrial chemical toxicity

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industrial chemical toxicology

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industrial development environmental impact

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industrial hygiene

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industrial solvent toxicity

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industrial toxicology

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international environmental regulation

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materials safety data sheet

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National Environmental Policy Act

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state environmental regulation


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Biomedical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, R&D
Toxicology, Environmental Medicine, Biochemistry, Cancer...
Bioprosthesis, Cardiac Valves, Biocompatible Materials,...
Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineer, Personal Injury...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   MD   Medicine   Wayne State University School of Medicine  
1986   JD   Law   Wayne State university Law School  
1989   MPH   Public Health   Harvard University School of Public Health  
2007   MS   Biomedical Engineering   Wayne State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1989 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Physician-Attorney-Industrial Hygienist-Biomedical Engineer

 

Provision of medical, legal, industrial hygiene, and biomedical engineering services.

1993 to 1995

 

City of Detroit

 

Detroit Health Department

 

Medical Director

 

Chief physician in charge of public health and medical services for citizens and visitors to the City of Detroit (Over one million persons).


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine American Industrial Hygiene Association American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists State Bar of Michigan Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan Chicago Bar Association Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society

Licenses/Certifications

Medicine-Michigan and Illinois Law-Michigan and Illinois Residential Builders License-Michigan Certified Industrial Hygienist Graduate Biomedical Engineer (M.S.)

Professional Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Public Health at Wayne State University School of Medicine President of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society

Medical/Professional Internships

Board certification in internal medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, and public health and general preventive medicine as well as certification in industrial hygiene. Graduate biomedical engineer.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Multiple publications in issues of toxic tort law as well as publication of two books on toxic tort law.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1993 to 1995   Detroit Health Department   Medical Director   Overall responsibility for protecting the public health of over one million persons.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • International advisor to Goodrich Corporation in their preparation for avian (bird ) influenza.
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:
Physician-Attorney-Industrial Hygienist- biomedical Engineering with extensive experience in analysis and testifying in matters concerning toxin exposures, building related disease, epidemiology, biostatistics, chemical related disease, impact injuries, automobile accidents.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert witnesses regarding cancer caused by arsenic on arsenic causing cancer litigation.
  • Expert in Seeking an expert in the area of the risks of arsenic on coated deck fencing and lawn furniture coated with CCA chemicals
  • Expert for consulting on Electrical Substation Nuisance and Health Effects.
  • Expert witness on immunology blood assays for consulting on ELISA spot assay analyzer.
  • Isocyanates expert for consulting on Can you help?.
  • Expert to identify carcogenic agents at the workplace that contributed to prostrate cancer.
  • Missouri Commerical Lending Unerwriting expert for consulting on Due Diligence.
  • Expert in anhydrous ammonia fertilizer safety for toxic tort litigation case.
  • Biomedical expert for consulting on transvaginal mesh and useof polypropylene.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Fluent
Chinese   Moderate
Italian   Minor
Arabic   Minor

 

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