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Expert in Medical Waste Management

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Connecticut (CT)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert holds a Master's degree in Public Health from University of Connecticut and has been involved in the healthcare waste industry for over 21 years. His experiences cover all facets of the healthcare waste management arena from assessment of treatment technologies to development and implementation of waste management programs at the national level for several countries. Expert also maintains a keen interest in Infection Prevention and clinical microbiology, and is currently co-chair of the IFIC Special Interest Group on Safe Injection Practices and Disposal.

Expert is also a referee for the Journal of Hospital Infection and has contributed to the soon to be published “Blue Book” or “Management of Waste from Healthcare Activities (WHO) and the IFIC Basic Concepts in Infection Control – Waste Management Chapter.

Expert has done extensive work in many countries as well on the subject of healthcare waste management.


bacterial culture


bacterial disease




biohazard management


biohazardous material


biological fluid waste disposal


biological safety


biological waste


biological waste incineration




blood bank


blood borne disease


blood collection tube


blood safety


blood waste disposal


bloodborne pathogen


culture medium




high-efficiency particulate air filtration


home health care waste management




hospital waste management


human immunodeficiency virus


hypodermic needle


hypodermic syringe


infectious disease


infectious medical waste management




laboratory hood


laboratory safety


medical laboratory


medical waste


medical waste autoclaving


medical waste disinfection


medical waste disposal


medical waste incineration


medical waste management


medical waste management regulation


Medical Waste Tracking Act


medical waste transportation


medical waste treatment




waste assessment


waste management


waste management regulation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1997   MPH   Public Health   University of Connecticut  
1982   BS   Medical Technology   Western Connecticut State College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to







He is the president of a medical waste management consulting firm.

1999 to 2001


Sharps Compliance



Director - Consulting


He assisted clients in areas of medical waste management and OSHA compliance. Provides regulatory guidance to Sharps Compliance.

1994 to 1999


Environmental Control Company (ECCO)



Medical Waste Consultant


He provided medical waste management consulting services to clients of ECCO. He also provided regulatory compliance as well as OSHA safety training to ECCO staff.

1989 to 1994


Safe Way Disposal


Medical Waste Consultant / Sales / Safety


Infection Control Consultant


He provided medical waste management and infection control consulting services to clients of Safe Way. He also provided regulatory compliance as well as OSHA safety training to Safe Way staff. He was also involved in sales.

1986 to 1989


St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center


Infectious Disease Department


Infection Control Coordinator


He was in charge of the Infectious Disease micro lab where interns and residents learned basic microbiology. He was also one of three infection control practitioners.

1982 to 1986


St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center




Medical Technologist


He was a microbiology technologist performing routine testing of patients samples for the presence of infectious agents or infectious diseases. He would also perform phlebotomy in the mornings at the start of a shift.

Career Accomplishments:

American Society for Clinical Pathologists; Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC); American Biological Safety Association (ABSA); Community and Hospital Infection Control Association – (CHICA - Canada); European Medical Waste Institute (Netherlands); The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research (HCWRR) Group (UK); Hospital Infection Society – (HIS - UK); International Federation in Infection Control (IFIC); International Society for Analytical Assessment of Treatment; Technologies (IStAATT – founding member); International Solid Waste Association -Health Care Waste Working Group; Medical Waste Institute-USA.


Certified Medical Technologist.

Professional Appointments

Board member of International Society for the Analytical Assessment of Treatment Technologies (IStAATT);

Referee for the Journal of Hospital Infection.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 18 publications and has presented at over 75 different seminars and conferences since 1989.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - CDC  
 - Wolrd Health Organization  
 - International Federation in Infection Control (IFIC)  
 - Journal of Applied Biosafety  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2006 to   USDA- APHIS - DHS   Validation Testing   He has been involved in developing testing procedures for medical waste treatment technologies used at a specific USDA/APHIS/DHS facility.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has been requested to develop a testing protocol to demonstrate the efficacy of a Chlorine Dioxide treatment system for medical waste.
  • He is working with a hospital that has had recent issues with the separation of medical from solid waste and is developing an updated training program for the hospital.
  • Provided an overview of current status of medical waste management to a sales team of a medical waste management firm just starting out in the US.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on California universal waste and infectious hazardous waste.
  • Regulated Medical waste expert needed for consulting on RMW contingency plans review.
  • Expert for consulting on Trainer for Hazardous Materials and Medical Waste Management.
  • Expert in Medical Waste
  • Medical waste expert for consulting on medical waste collection and disposal licence.
  • Expert - medical waste for consulting on Setting Up a Sharps Disposal Comapny.
  • Expert in Commercial Due Diligence to assist with evaluating equipment to dispose of medical waste.
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:
He has been an expert witness in a patent infringement (Federal) as well as needlstick injury case (state).
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Hepatitis C expert witness for consulting on source of Hepatitis C.
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
2010 to 2010   China   He provided two workshops in the current status of treatment of medical waste in the US as well as the current practices of management of medical waste at the point of generation - UNIDO.
2010 to   Latvia   He traveled to Latvia to test two treatment technologies for medical waste as part of a UN Global Environment Fund project.
2010 to   Africa   He has become part of a steering committee to organize a team to implement a medical waste management program in a country in Africa.
2009 to   Africa/Europe/Asia   He is part of a UN GEF project - multi year/mutli national looking at developing model medical waste programs for low to middle income countries. He will be providing guidance on treatment technologies and waste management practices.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Lithuanian   He can speak Lithuanian proficiently. However he is less proficient in reading and not proficient in writing.

Market Research:
He has been in the medical waste disposal industry for over 21 years and has dealt with almost every facet of medical waste management. He has first hand experience handling medical waste and dealing with all levels of management and government officials in this field.

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:

He has delivered numerous training courses in the past 21 years as he has developed medical waste management programs for many countries.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has tested at least 25 different technologies for the treatment of waste and has assessed an additional 20 technologies in the past 21 years. He has developed the testing protocols for these technologies and has connected vendors with potential clients throughout the world.

Other Skills and Services

Medical waste management has been his key focus for the past 21 years. However, much of the basis of his knowledge comes from his time in the microbiology lab and infection control. He still has interest in infection control, and he is pursuing research in needlestick injuries and disinfection.


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