GERIATRICS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-212223
This well-qualified expert has been in the field of geriatric medicine for over 25 years. After earning his BA from Pitzer College, he went on to earn an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He earned his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at Harvard Medical School and a postdoctoral ...
Expert Witness: E-267774
This expert is highly qualified in the field of physical therapy with a focus on geriatrics. He earned his DPT from SUNY Stony Brook and is currently finishing a PhD in physical therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He is board-certified in geriatrics by the American Board of Physical Therapy and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapists. He has published numerous articles on limb loss and prosthesis. ...
Expert Witness: E-057078
This highly qualified expert is triple board certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Administrative Psychiatry. He has been in active practice for over 31 years. He completed his MD degree at the prestigious Albert-Ludwigs-University in Germany prior to moving to the United States. He completed a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati. This expert is highly respected in this field with more than 65 ...
Expert Witness: E-172752
This experienced family medicine physician and hospitalist has been actively practicing in a diverse array of clinical settings for more than 30 years. After earning her MD from Texas A&M University, she pursued her residency in Family Medicine at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas where she later served as faculty and developed a nationally known global health program. She is board certified in Family Medicine with sub-specialties in Geriatrics, Tropical ...
Expert Witness: E-134949
This qualified expert received his PhD in architecture and environment-behavior studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS in architecture from Texas A&M University, and his BArch in architecture from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a member of the Environmental Design Research Association. He has conducted extensive research in the areas of seniors' housing, nursing home ...
Expert Witness: E-075644
This highly qualified expert earned his undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and his MD from University of Texas-Houston Medical School. He is board certified in family medicine and has a comprehensive degree of experience with geriatric patients. This expert has experience in a range of primary care settings which centered around care for the elderly with complex medical issues. In addition, he has held impressive directorship roles of long term care and assisted living ...
Expert Witness: E-075816
This highly qualified expert earned her BSN and MSN from the Arkansas State University and completed her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is board certified in Adult/Gerontology. This expert is a member of prestigious societies such as the Gerontological Society of America and the American Geriatrics Society. She has published 1 peer-reviewed journal article. This expert served as a former Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Arkansas ...
Expert Witness: E-033508
This highly qualified expert earned her PharmD from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Glendale. She continued her post graduate education with a residency in Acute Care Pharmacy Practice and a residency in Geriatrics. She is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and a Member of the Arizona Pharmacy Association. This expert has been the recipient of distinguished honors and awards such as AzPA Geriatric Care Academy Service Award. She has ...
Expert Witness: E-016654
This highly qualified and board certified expert is a practicing physical therapist with 37 years of clinical experience. Her private practice centers around treatment for geriatric clients, including specialized intervention programs for fall prevention. This expert has a BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, Masters of Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University, and a Doctor of Science in Geriatric Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain ...
Expert Witness: E-008102
This board certified expert has been practicing for over 15 years. She received a Masters Degree in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health prior to earning a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, and she completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, San Diego. Awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Physicians, she has been named to the ...
Expert Witness: E-007081
This Doctor of Health Policy and Administration is fellowship trained in Gerontology & Health Care Research. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed articles and has delivered over 200 presentations across the country. A recipient of the American College of Health Care Administrators Public Service Award as well as The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Distinguished Scholar Award, this expert sits on the Editorial Board of 8 academic journals, including Health ...
Expert Witness: E-005552
This supremely qualified psychiatrist has remained in active practice for over 30 years. He has been appointed to professorships in psychiatry at among the nation's top ten medical institutions, and has held high ranking clinical administrative positions at medical universities and hospitals throughout the country. He has also published an extensive body of literature on his field, and has given hundreds of nationally invited lectures. These strong qualifications make ...

GERIATRICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Fall Risk Patient Is Left Unattended In Hospital GERIATRICS Expert Case

Fall Risk Patient Is Left Unattended In Hospital

This case involves an elderly man with severe arthritis and dementia who fell in a hospital. The man was living in a nursing home and had been designated as a fall-risk patient by the facility. The man was rushed to the hospital one night after experiencin …

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall GERIATRICS Expert Case

Assisted Living Facility Patient Suffers Fatal Fall

This case involves an 83-year-old male patient who had been a resident of an assisted facility for a year following a stroke incident that left him paralyzed on one side of his body. The patient was confined to a wheelchair and required a home assista …

Unsupervised Geriatric Patient Expires After Choking During Lunch GERIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a 92-year-old female patient with Alzheimer’s who was living in a long-term nursing facility. The patient was considered to be at high risk for aspiration and was always supervised during meals. While the patient was eating lunch, the s …

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair GERIATRICS Expert Case

Elderly Man Sustains Injuries From Power Wheelchair

This case involves an elderly man in a long-term care facility who was injured while in his power wheelchair. He had been prescribed a power wheelchair by his primary care doctor because his mobility had become very limited. He had just received the ch …

Depakote Manufacturer Sued over User’s Psychotic Episode GERIATRICS Expert Case

Depakote Manufacturer Sued over User’s Psychotic Episode

After experiencing a deadly psychotic episode, a patient prescribed both Haldol and Depakote by his psychiatrist filed a malpractice suit. Though he had never previously exhibited any mental health issues, his past history of psychotic episodes caused his  …

Alzheimer’s Patient is Allowed to Wander Away from Nursing Home Property GERIATRICS Expert Case

This geriatric psychology case involves a male patient with Alzheimer’s who was living at a small, independently owned nursing home in Alabama. The patient was known to wander aimlessly as a symptom of his Alzheimer’s, however there was no senior care pla …

Elderly Man Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Negligent Nursing Care GERIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves an elderly man in Tennessee who suffered injuries after being lifted up improperly. The man had been bedridden for an extended period of time due to a degenerative nervous system condition. The man was to be transferred into a wheelchai …