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Adult and Pediatric Cardiovascular Perfusion Expert Witness | Tennessee

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This expert has over 30 years of clinical perfusion experience and is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing all aspects of the clinical, administrative and financial activities of a major TN children's hospital, amd has been a coordinator of the pediatric ventricular assist device at a major TN university's medical center and school of medicine. He has lectured nationally and internationally on neonatal, pediatric and adult cardiovascular perfusion technology subjects. This expert is licensed by the Tennessee Department of health and certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion. He has previously practiced in California and Nevada and has consulted nationally as a pediatric and adult cardiovascular perfusion expert providing expertise in the areas of perfusion scope of practice, national perfusion clinical standards of care, perfusion contracting, finance, and strategic planning.

Bio Snapshot

Location: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
B.A.: University of Iowa
B.S.: University of Texas-Houston
Licensed: Tennessee Department of Health
Certified: American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP)
Fellow, American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion (AACP)
Fellow Pediatric Perfusion, American Society of Extracorporeal Technology (AmSECT)
Former: President/CEO Cardiovascular Solutions, Inc., Pasadena, CA.
Former: Chief, Pediatric Perfusion, Pediatric ECMO Coordinator at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA.
Former: Director/Chief Perfusionist, Pediatric ECMO Coordinator, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Former Member, California Perfusion Society (CPS)
Published, multiple journals
Member, American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
Member, American Society of Extracorporeal Technology (AmSECT) Pediatric & Congenital Committee
Member, Tennessee Perfusion Association (TPA)
Member, PerFORM Society of Thoracic Surgery (STS) Congenital Registry Taskforce
Member, Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA)
Member, American Society of Extracorporeal Technology (AmSECT)
Current, Pediatric & Adult Clinical Perfusionist, Clinical & Didactic Perfusion Instructor, a Kenyan hospital
Current, Chief, Pediatric Perfusion, a TN Children's hospital, a major university medical center, a university school of medicine

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