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 Expert  727072

Expert in Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert received his M.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1982 and completed his resident training in general surgery at Baylor affiliated hospitals in 1985. His training includes postgraduate and/or postdoctoral experience in general surgery, epidemiology, and preventive medicine (board certified).

He also has special training in marine archeology and worked for a sea exploration research vessel as a heavy diver and an Underwater Archaeologist in 1987.

He has served as an external expert reviewer proving protocol reviews and assessments for a major cancer organization. He has also worked as a moderator for various public health associations. His clinical experiences also include being an Emergency Medicine Physician Contractor and Occupational Medicine Physician along with being an Epidemiologist and Preventive Medicine Physician.






preventive medicine

Expert received his Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health in 1990 where he also completed additional resident training in preventive medicine in 1992. He obtained the Chief Resident of Preventive Medicine position during his final year at UCLA School of Public Health. Expert has worked as a clinician in emergency medicine (10 years) and as a consultant to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry (10 years).

public health


public health epidemiology


pharmaceutical industry

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Bakersfield, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Oxnard, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1992   Residency   Preventive Medicine   UCLA School of Public Health  
1990   MPH   Epidemiology   UCLA School of Public Health  
1985   Residency   General Surgery   Baylor Affiliated Hospitals  
1982   MD   Medicine   Baylor College of Medicine  
1979   BS   Biology   Abilene Christian University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to 2009


Bezalel Consulting





Consultant to pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

2004 to 2006


Cerner Corporation


Cerner LifeSciences


Healthcare Executive


Consultant to pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

2003 to 2002




Constella Health Strategies


Senior Consultant


Consultant to pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

2000 to 2002


Protocare Sciences, Inc.




Senior Consultant


Consultant to pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

1997 to 1999


Foundation Health Systems, Inc.


Quality Initiatives


Director of Clinical Operations


Responsible for population-based health management programs

1992 to 1997


UCLA School of Public Health


Preventive Medicine Residency


Associate Director


Ran the Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Career Accomplishments:

American College of Preventive Medicine, American Thoracic Society, American College of Physician Executives


Certified by American Board of Preventive Medicine as a Diplomate and by the American College of Preventive Medicine as a fellow; California Medical License

Professional Appointments

Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Health Sciences, Principal at a major consulting firm; Past Healthcare Executive at at Health Science center, Senior Consultant, Director of Clinical Operations at a health system foundation, Co-Director at a public health practice, Past Medical Director at an international medical corp, Underwater Archaeologist and Diver for a exploration associate


Humanitarian Medical Award, Population and Family Health Divisional Fellowship, Fellow of The Explorers Club

Medical/Professional Internships

Residency in General Surgery at Baylor Affiliated Hospitals, completed in 1985, Residency in Preventive Medicine at UCLA School of Public Health, completed in 1992

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 50 peer-review publications and over 50 scientific abstracts in public health and preventive medicine.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - European Respiratory Journal  
 - Cancer  
 - Rheumatology (Oxford)  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Developed global value dossier for new chronic disease drug (more than 1.5 billion in sales)
  • Helped develop policy goals for Health Technology Assessment
  • Reviewed risk-sharing pharmaceutical contracting, developed policy recommendations
  • Developed and helped implement global market development strategy for a chronic disease
  • Worked with a team of Latin American investigators to support a 5-country population-based epidemiologic survey: this included design, implementation, analysis, interpretation, publication
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert witness pharmaceutical industry for consulting on Pharmaceutical industry reporting obligations to insurance carrier.
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
2000 to 2009   Global   Have developed global strategic projects for several clients. Interfaced with local affiliates in multiple countries.
2001 to 2009   Latin America   Supported 5-country epidemiology study in COPD -- including advise on design and implementation, interpretation of findings, and publication
to   Japan   Supported population-based epidemiological study
to   UK   Study designed and coordinator for clinical study performed in United States and the United Kingdom

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Fair

Market Research:
Expertise in the following: Integration of clinical, patient-reported, and pharmacoeconomic outcomes with marketing strategy, Market development, Clinical opinion leader management

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed and delievered numerous training and seminars on topics related to preventive medicine, public health and health sciences.

Other Skills and Services

Publication support (over 50 peer-reviewed publications) Systematic review and synthesis of scientific evidence (including meta-analysis) Guideline development (RAND methodology)


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