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 Expert  726850

Expert in Pharmaceutical Medicine, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Managed Care & Managed Care Liability

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Pennsylvania (PA)
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Expert is a Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and has worked for almost 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He recieved his training at Stanford University School of Medicine. His expertise include managed care and managed care liability as well as medical professional liability. He holds a Masters Degree in Medical Management from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

He has worked in child psychiatry and primary care medicine providing child and adolescent services as a psychiatrist and medical director in a number of different clinical settings. He has over 10 year of clinical experience including founding a large multidisciplinary mental health clinc in Austin, TX decicated to practicing child, adolescent and adult psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and providing behavioral healthcare systems consultation. He worked as a medical director for almost 4 years at two HMOs in Texas.

His most recent and current duties as Senior Medical Director and Officer at two different well-known pharmaceutical industries include providing worldwide medical support for the Lyrica (pregabalin) clinical program and life cycle management for generalized anxiety disorder and fibromyalgia indications. Other duties include providing medical solutions to deliver regional business impact through clinical research and scientific communications with national thought leaders and key academic institutions and business accounts. He has collaborated with executive team members to assist in reviewing and executing business strategies to support entire CNS portfolio through product life cycles. He has also developed, lead and facilitated the execution of medical strategies across the General Therapeutics and Specialty Therapeutics business unit product portfolios, and worked to align regional medical strategies with national medical strategies. He is currently assisting his pharmaceutical industry to provide health care solutions to deliver regional business impact with key customers.


adolescent psychiatry


child psychiatry


managed care


medical professional liability


pharmaceutical industry

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1998   M.M.M.   Medical Management   Tulane  
1980   MD   Medicine   Tufts University School of Medicine  
1974   BA   Psychology   Clark University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to




U.S. Pharma Ops


Area Chief Medical Officer


Expert is the Area Chief Medical Officer for one of Sanofi-aventis' six U.S. regional business units. His primary responsibility is to develop and drive medical strategies in support of the Sanofi product portfolio and to offer health solutions to Sanofi's most important regional customers.

2001 to 2009


Pfizer, Inc.


Global Medical Affairs


Senior Medical Director


Expert was a senior medical director at Pfizer, Inc. for almost 8 years.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of American Psychiatric Association, Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, American College of Physician, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Medical Association & Member, Pennsylvania Medical Society and Delaware Co. Medical Society, American Association of Practicing Psychiatrists, American Association of Psychiatric Administrators, Texas Medical Association, and the American Psychoanalytic Association.


He is licensed in California (active), Arkansas (active), Texas (active), Mississippi (active) and Pennsylvania (active retired).

Professional Appointments

Expert holds several professional appointments including APA Association of Allied Organizations Liaison, executive board member of the National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals & Consumers, founder, examiner and CEO and chairman of the Board. He is a on the Board of Directors for numerous associations including American Association of Psychiatric and several others. He is a delegate for various local and national committees and programs including the Arkansas Youth Suicide Prevention Commission, appointed by Governor Bill Clinton. He has several editorial appointments as reviewer and panelist and holds a few academic appointments including Senior Scholar and Clinical Assistant Professor at his affiliated institutions. He is a distinguished fellow of the APA and Lifetime Vanguard Fellow Emeritus for the ACPE.


Expert has received the Physicians Recognition Award by the American Medical Association, the Faculty Recognition Award by the Austin Psychiatric Residency Program, the United Healthcare Medical Excellence Award for Responsibility and Accountability in medical management, and several Pfizer Regional Medical & Research Specialists “Outstanding Achievement Award” for performance and achievements. He has been recognized by the Distinguished Service Award by the Texas Society of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and received the Certificate of Appreciation, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians. He also received the Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information Service's (NMSIS) “Corporate Partner Award.”

Medical/Professional Internships

Expert did his residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital & Clinics and a residency in psychiatry at Herrick Hospital and Health Center. He did his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine, Children's Hospital at Stanford.

Consulting Services:
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