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Expert in Nutrition, Medicine, Endocrinology, Obesity

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maryland (MD)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. She has expertise in the clinical treatment and management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Expert's research concentrates on understanding the genetics of eating behavior; and the role of taste receptors in nutrient assimilation. Expert also investigates the role of sodium and potassium on blood pressure.



prediabetic state


type 2 diabetes


type I diabetes

Expert is a diplomate in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. She has maintained the requirements of this board since 2000. Expert maintains an active clinical practice in an academic setting. She has extensive experience treating patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes.

diabetes treatment


endocrine disease






insulin pump

Expert maintains her credentials as a Registered Dietician. She has extensive experience in treating diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome; and incorporating nutrition into the treatment plan. Expert has developed nutrition curricula and teaches nutrition to dental and medical students. She is experienced in the development of protocols for clinical nutrition research.

clinical nutrition


human nutrition




diet therapy

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  Lancaster, Pennsylvania;  Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Camden, New Jersey;  Vineland, New Jersey;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Alexandria, Virginia.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1995   M.D.   Medicine   Medical College of Ohio  
1979   B.S.   Nutrition   Texas Christian University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to 2009


University of Maryland School of Medicine


Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


Assistant Professor


Expert provides clinical care to patients with internal medicine and endocrine disorders, particularly diabetes and obesity. She engages in independent research and teaches medical and dental students.

Career Accomplishments:

American Diabetes Association, The Endocrine Society, American Society of Nutrition


Active Maryland Physician License, American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical/Professional Internships

Internal Medicine Residency: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has 8 publications and one patent.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Appetite  
 - PlosOne December  
 - BMC Medical Genetics  
 - Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism  
 - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2003 to 2003   National Academies of Science   Reviewer   Reviewed funding proposals
2009 to 2009   NIH   Grant Reviewer   Reviewed funding proposals

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has served as a consultant as a reviewer of funding proposals.
  • Expert has developed and presented several seminars related to nutrition, diabetes and obesity
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:
  • ingredients for food products
  • Expert for consulting on Endocrinologist.
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
1985 to 1989   Saudi Arabia   Expert was employed as Director of Nutrition Services at a hospital in Riyadh.
2004 to 2004   Kenya   Expert presented endocrine topics during an international continuing medical education conference

Additional Skills and Services:

Nutrition for Dental Students Endocrinology for Dental Students Nutrient/Drug Interactions Nutrition and Immunity Nutrition in the Lifecycle Fat Soluble Vitamins Micronutrients and Trace Elements Medical Treatment of Obesity


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