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Expert in Bioethics, Medical Ethics, Ethnography Research, Qualitative Research, Good Clinical Practice, Medic

Expert ID: 730446 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert is a professional bioethicist and works seamlessly among clinicians, entrepreneurs, venders, and business owners addressing critical healthcare issues such as ethics, risk, policy, content, technology, and quality care. She provides leadership to complete multiple projects in a timely manner and dealing with highly sensitive situations are among her greatest strengths. She published a book, which focuses on physicians who when completing the training process, were granted the title of "attending" and given full authority to care for patients.

She found through her sociological ethnographic research that first-year attendee’s had many unresolved issues emerged: developing a style of doctoring, acquiring an authoritative role, and dealing with professional uncertainty, malpractice, balancing work and family life. She believes that by understanding the first-year attendee’s socialization process can help medical educators expand their body of knowledge and improve patient care. As of late, she works with medical start up companies to provide them with her unique view in how technology and healthcare is a necessary next step.

Expert spent the last three years working in start up environments in an exective position providing leadership in managing the ground work in forming a medical company. She provides the knowledge to maintain the humanity in healthcare. Her body of knowledge expends across multiple areas of medicine and she has a high level of experience of how the healthcare system works.

Expert owned and operated a start up consultancy to assist clients in identifying compatible residency programs, and supported them through extensive interview process. She maintained a 100% acceptance rate, also consulted with foreign medical graduates on various aspects of the American Medical System. She has improved ethics committee internal perception while she was a consultant. Through careful listening, she overcame resistance, resulting in hospital departments feeling more inclined to request consultations from committee. She carefully balanced religion and bioethics by holding numerous consultations with family’s religious leaders for guidance to assist in the decision process to determine best possible outcome. She spent a year leading an Exective team to lay the ground work for an end-of-life technology company. She worked with the CEO, COO, CTO, and CFO to locate the appropriate venders, various venture capitalists, create and manage company's training program, and write CME courses. Expert consulted with the CEO of a non-profit organization to improve content on their website. She lead the team to construct the consent form for a tissue sampling collection for Casteman Disease. Expert worked directly with the CEO of a non-profit international magazine to develop the healthcare section with an emphasis on bioethics. She also writes articles for the magazine with a bioethics slant.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Trenton, New Jersey - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Baltimore, Maryland

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2006 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Sociology Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Year: 2001 Degree: MBE Subject: Bioethics Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Year: 1998 Degree: BA Subject: Communication and Sociology Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Advisor Department: Responsibilities: Expert provided expert advise on IRB consent forms to launch a national sampling collection and website content review.
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Advisor and Columnist Department: Responsibilities: She worked with CEO to build the healthcare section of the magazine. As an Advisor she provided her leadership abilities to write and research various topics from a bioethical perspective.
Years: 2014 to 2015 Employer: Vimty Title: Chief of Research Department: Founder Responsibilities: She worked with the CEO, COO, CRO, and various venders to locate apprioate medical providers to lay the foundation to this start up. She hired and managed a team of 10 people to produce content, manuals, and CME courses. She lead and managed team meetings and attended various business meetings.
Years: 2013 to 2013 Employer: Institute for Consultative Bioethics Title: Director of Content Department: Exective Offices Responsibilities: Expert created and reviewed original content of 10 employees. She hired and managed team to complete multiple projects. She lead and provided advise on their patented product EthAssist.
Years: 2006 to 2010 Employer: Galeno Consultant Inc. Title: President Department: CEO Responsibilities: She started consultancy to assist clients in identifying compatible residency programs, and supported them through extensive interview process. She maintained a 100% acceptance rate. Also consulted with foreign medical graduates on various aspects of the American Medical System.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Publications and Patents Summary
She has published one book and six articles.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
She lectured residents on bioethical issues encountered during residency. Series was on "Advocating for Your Patient". She advised physicians-in training of ethical ways to treat adolescent patents. She lectured to first year medical students of ethical ways to care for patients with chronic Illness.
Vendor Selection
Expert hired and located experts for various healthcare start-up companies. She consulted with physicians, venture capitalist, technology professionals, and interns.
Marketing Experience
Expert embraces the movement of merging healthcare and technology. This merge is a way to assist clinicians and patients to better communicate and locate problems sooner.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has a special insight into patient care and physician's training process since she has first time experience in the hospital setting. As a child and young adult she spent much time in the hospital due to a chronic illness diagnosised at birth.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish She is able to converse and read in Spanish.

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