Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Agricultural Medicine
ID: 726758 South Carolina, USA
FAMILY MEDICINE/PREVENTIVE MEDICINE: He has experience, done clinical research and has published in this specialty numerous times, including on cases concerning the effects of oral contraceptives, Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) gap in the family medicine curriculum providing a clinical guide to the OEM patient. He is familiar with cardiac manifestations of connective tissue disease, Varicose veins, acute organophosphate poisoning, Chemophobia in family medicine, and the role for of a family physician in disaster-related physical and mental health. He also has experience in promoting self-assessment examination among patients, practicing self-monitoring (a form of self-assessment), promoting the principles of exercise, evaluating adolescent life-style formulation, evaluating home study self-assessment and community medicine, and understanding occupational respiratory disease.
GERIATRICS: His expertise in geriatrics include several studies, clinical research and publications on cases such as urinary tract infection in adults, common foot problems in the adult, acne in adults, management of the active arthritic patient, motivation and injury prevention in the elderly, understanding concepts in managing rheumatoid arthritis, pharmacists' intervention in falls among the elderly, diagnosing dementia, depression, and grief, CPR in nursing homes, understanding a new concept in the management of acute agitated behavior in elderly with dementia, management of acute psychiatric disorders in elderly Ddemented patients, rheumatoid arthritis and related disorders, hypertension in an elderly population using Losartan Potassium as a promising new therapy treatment, Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, treatment of early Parkinson’s disease, and a case study on "An 80-Year-Old noncompliant female patient with type 2 diabetes and a recent AMI."
GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE: He has studied the relationship of long-term and acute-care facilities, Antihypertensive agents and the loss of blood pressure control. He has given several presentations at several mediccal schools and major teaching hospitals and conferences on preventative medicine, good clinical practice regarding treatment and specialized situations such as pesticide poisoning within a community.
PUBLIC HEALTH/ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE: His expertise include understanding the updates in agricultural medicine that involve pesticides, herbicides and other toxicology, tick-borne disease, the quality of American food supply, and trauma on the farm that may affect consumers. He also has promoted preparing Family Practice Physicians for environmental health incidents in the community and presented Agromedical highlights of the risk assessment issues for sensitive human populations. He has also provided information on environmental risk assessment and its effects on a community physician, a primary care physician guide to bridge the gap between disease causation and environmental risk, a Rural Practitioner's guide to Agromedicine, diagnosis and management.
|Institution: Medical University of South Carolina
|Institution: Clemson University
|Years: 1977 to Present
|Title: Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine
|Department: Family Medicine
Responsibilities:He is a faculty member in a family medicine residency, practicing and teaching family medicine, geriatrics, and occupational medicine.
|Years: 2015 to Present
|Title: Study Physician
|Department: Clinical Biortechnology Research Institute
Responsibilities:Supervise clinical research in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
|Associations / Societies
|American Academy of Family Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
|Licenses / Certifications
|Associate editor-Journal of Agromedicine
Reviewer for several professional journals
|Awards / Recognition
|Distinguished Faculty Service Award (Med.U. of SC)
Family Physician of the Year (SC), Finalist National Family Physician of the Year (AAFP)
|Medical / Professional
|Family Medicine Residency
(Med. U. of SC)
|Publications and Patents Summary
|He has 78 publications, including two editions of a book in agricultural medicine.
|Expert Witness Experience
|He has served as an expert witness in medical malpractice cases and in cases involving alleged misuse of pesticides
|Training / Seminars
|He was director of an annual week-long intensive review in family medicine for the department for 25 years.
He has made hundreds of presentations to lay and professional groups on many topics.
Fields of Expertise
clinical medicine, clinical toxicology, disease, disease control, environmental medicine, family medicine, Good Clinical Practice, preventive medicine, public health, therapy, biological aging, geriatrics, geriatric psychiatry, palliative care, hospital medicine, medical ethics, herbal medicine, telemedicine, alternative medicine, cardiopulmonary disease, heat stress index, decubitus ulcer, medical research, physical fitness, clinical pharmacology, sports medicine, pharmacology, pediatrics, medical science, internal medicine, inhalation injury, infectious disease, diabetes, dermatology, cardiovascular disease, acne