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Expert in Cardiovascular and Cancer Epidemiology, Women's Health, Diseases of Aging

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Wyoming (WY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a physician-epidemiologist with 25 years of experience in clinical trials and observational studies of cardiovascular disease (including coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke and peripheral vascular disease), cancer (including breast, prostate and colon), aging, osteoporosis and dementia. He has been an investigator in several major studies of postmenopausal women's health, including the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) and the Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestins Intervention (PEPI) study. He is a retired professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of California, San Diego and continues to hold academic appointments at two other major universities. Expert has over 150 peer-reviewed publications in the medical literature and has provided expert testimony, depositions and reports in a variety of jurisdictions. He has also served as an expert in intellectual property matters for pharmaceutical products.

cancer epidemiology


cardiovascular disease


cardiovascular drug therapy


chronic disease epidemiology


clinical study


coronary heart disease


drug therapy








estrogen replacement therapy


health effect


hormone replacement therapy


human-health risk assessment


medical causation


medical research






preventive medicine


progestational hormone




public health


public health epidemiology

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Bob Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Pocatello, Idaho;  and Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1988   MD, MPH and Fellow of the American Board of Preventive Medicine   Residency in Preventive Medicine with Specialty in Epidemiology and Public Health   University of California, San Diego   Best student research paper
1979   Internship in family medicine, subsequent Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians   Family Medicine   Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons  
1978   MD   Medicine   University of Illinois Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at Chicago   James Scholar
1972   BA   English with minors in Political Science and Music   Tufts College   cum laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2010


Jackson Hole Center for Preventive Medicine



Principal Scientist and Medical Director


Expert is the founder and principal scientist for this center that conducts epidemiologic research in the prevention of chronic diseases and provides clinical services focused on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and cancers.

2005 to 2007


Geisinger Health System


Center for Health Research


Director, Outcomes Research Institute


Expert was responsible for developing a longitudinal epidemiology database extracted from an electronic medical record system for use as a resource in a wide range of studies. He was the initial Principal Investigator representing this large integrated health system that serves an area of approximately 2.5 million people for national collaborative studies of cancer and cardiovascular diseases .

1988 to 2005


University of California, San Diego


Family and Preventive Medicine




Expert was a highly successful and productive Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator for clinical trials and observational studies of cardiovascular disease, cancer, aging, osteoporosis and dementia. He was an active mentor and teacher in family medicine and epidemiology. His expertise was recognized with appointments as a Senior Investigator in the UCSD Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Stein Institute for Research in Aging.

1981 to 1986


The Center for Health





Physician in prevention-oriented solo family practice.

Career Accomplishments:

Fellow of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Fellow of the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Member of the Society for Epidemiologic Research


MD (licensed in California, Wyoming, Pennsylvania), MPH, FABPM, FAAFP, FAHA

Professional Appointments

Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine, University of Nevada, Adjunct Scholar in Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego (retired)

Medical/Professional Internships

Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has more than 150 publications in the peer-reviewed medical literature.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has testified in federal and state courts, and provided a variety of expert reports, affidavits and depositions in litigation related to hormone replacement therapy.
  • Expert has provided expert reports in intellectual property/patent matters for pharmaceutical products.
  • Expert has provided expert opinions with regard to potential harms related to the use pharmaceutical products.
Click the green button above to contact Bob Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Bob Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Bob Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Post-Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Hormone Replacement Therapy Litigation including: court appearances, depositions, expert reports and affidavits.

Jurisdictions: federal MDL (multi-district litigation), several states.

Intellectual Property matters involving pharmaceutical patents

Click the green button above to contact Bob 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 Bob Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

For more than 18 years Expert has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on hormone replacement therapy, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer and dementias.


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