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Expert in SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sanitization Procedures, Forensic Science, Toxicology, DNA Analysis, Food Poisoning, and Toxic Torts

Expert ID: 723733 Texas, USA

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Expert is a Full Professor of Toxicology and has received grants from NIH in the area of Applied Toxicology. Expert has received grants from NIH in the area of Biotoxicology. Part of his research entails molecular analysis of toxins. Expert has received grants from NIH in the area of Chemical Exposure. He has been part of HazMat teams for onsite analysis. he also reviews medical records to ascertain the extent of exposure. Expert has received grants from NIH and NSF in the area of Genetics. Expert is a professor of Food Science. He has testified in many cases over the past 20 years on the epidemiology and medical outcomes of C. botulinum infection.

Expert has received grants from NIH in the area of Drug Toxicology. He has also testified in many cases regarding pharmaceutical interactions. He has consulted in many cases for the egg laying industry and is an expert in HACCP regulations for this industry. Expert has received grants from NIH in the area of Environmental Toxicology. he has testified in many cases dealing with acute and chronic exposures as well as the long-term sequlae from such exposure. He has testified in many cases in the area of food analysis ranging from chemical composition, adulteration, and stability of product.

He has testified in many cases regarding HACCP and FSIS guidelines and regulations. He has performed numerous site inspections on food manufacturers and provided analytical testing of samples. He is an expert in HACCP and FSIS guidelines and regulations. He has testified in many cases relating to the epidemiology and medical sequlae of food-borne pathogens. He has performed many site inspections on food processing and transportation facilities.

Expert in the HACCP and FSIS guidelines and regulations relating to processing and transportation of food products. He has performed numerous site inspections and provided analysis of samples. He has testified in many cases over the past 20 years on the epidemiology and medical outcomes of food-borne pathogens and adulterated food. He has testified in many cases over the past 20 years on HACCP and FSIS guidelines and regulations for the transport and storage of food. He has testified in many cases over the past 20 years on HACCP and FSIS guidelines and regulations for the prevention of adulteration by food-borne pathogens or chemical exposure. Expert is a member of the American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD) and teaches a course at the university which includes Forensic Toxicology. He has over 70 publications in the area of Genetics and has received NIH and NSF grants for his research. He is an expert in post-transcriptional control and nuclear genome organization. His research has been entered into the Human Genome Project.

Expert is a Full Professor of Toxicology and teaches the students in the Toxicology course everything there is to know about MSDS documents. He has been involved in over 50 cases where analysis of the MSDS sheets were the essential part of determining damages.

Expert has been a leading expert in Toxicology for over 30 years and can advise on the daily, ever-evolving facts surrounding the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19, including physical symptoms, how it spreads, updates on potential treatments and vaccines, and how public health officials are managing the spread of the disease. He can also discuss COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing as well as challenges such as accuracy of tests and shortages of materials.

He is an expert in CDC, OSHA, and EPA regulations regarding the Standard Operating Procedures required for sanitizing nursing homes, schools, hospitals, and Long-Term Care facilities. He can advise on the dangers of cursory cleaning and decontamination that can inadvertently spread localized contamination over a wider area. He can also advise on required specific standards and protocols for such facilities to ensure effective sanitization.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas - Fort Worth, Texas - Arlington, Texas - Plano, Texas - Garland, Texas - Irving, Texas - Grand Prairie, Texas - Mesquite, Texas - Carrollton, Texas - Richardson, Texas

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1977 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Toxicology and Forensic Science Institution: York University, Toronto, Canada
Year: 1975 Degree: M.S. Subject: Toxicology and Genetics Institution: Ohio University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1985 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Biological Sciences Responsibilities: Research in Toxicology and Forensic Science; Development of Advanced Technology; Forensic and Crime Scene Analysis
Years: 1979 to 1985 Employer: University of North Carolina at Charlotte Title: Assistant Professor Department: Biological Sciences Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society of Toxicology (SOT);
American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD)
Awards / Recognition
Distinguished Achievement Award in Research (from the University of Texas, 1995)
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over 100 publications and reports in the areas of Toxicology, Forensic Science, Food Poisoning and Safety, and Genetics.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He is an Expert in the areas of Toxicology, Forensic Science, Food Poisoning and DNA Analysis for over 20 years. Expert has testified in State and Federal courts for both the plaintiff and defense.
Training / Seminars
Expert has developed training classes in Toxicology, Forensic Science, and Genetics that are offered for university students and professional development. He has given over 100 presentations to various groups.

Fields of Expertise

applied toxicology, biotoxicology, chemical exposure, chromosome, Clostridium botulinum, drug toxicology, egg processing, environmental toxicology, food analysis, Food and Drug Administration food regulation, food inspection, food-borne illness, food processing, food regulatory compliance, food safety, food storage, food toxicology, food-borne pathogen, forensic toxicology, expert witness, gene expression, gene, genome, human genome, LD50, materials safety data sheet, industrial chemical, toxicology, forensics, poisoning, tort law, pharmacoepidemiology, crime scene, adverse drug reaction, toxic tort, toxic exposure, medical toxicology, crime scene investigation, active pharmaceutical ingredient, environmental forensics, eukaryotic gene, drug allergy, in vivo toxicology, food biotechnology, Bacillus cereus, Food and Drug Administration compliance, combustion toxicology, chemical label, environmental fate, chromosome paint, industrial chemical toxicology, environmental immunochemical assay, Clostridium perfringens, bacterial toxin, industrial toxicology, drug degradation, drug metabolite, in vitro toxicology, environmental safety, 40 CFR Part 160 FIFRA Final Rule, chemical toxicity, oncogene, meat storage, veterinary forensic toxicology, food contamination, Clostridium, environmental sample, drug safety testing, clinical toxicology, applied clinical toxicology, enterotoxin, biomaterial toxicology, Food and Drug Administration CFR-21 part 175, birth defect, food additive safety, dry cleaning, clinical genetics, cytogenetics, drug stability, biological cell differentiation, dairy product safety, Food and Drug Administration food packaging regulation, drug analysis, biomass, drug-drug interaction, food-borne pathogenic bacterium, food industry, chemical product environmental effect, food heat transfer, drug blood level determination, acute mercury poisoning, cell nucleus, polymer toxicology, meat processing, food allergy, aquatic toxicology, staphylococcal food poisoning disease, egg product, DNA sequencing, drug, veterinary toxicology, predictive toxicology, neurotoxicology, mycotoxicology, microwave industrial food processing, listeria meningitis, inhalation toxicology, industrial solvent, immunotoxicology, hematotoxicology, food preservation, food irradiation, food canning, food antimicrobial additive, fine chemical, exotoxin, bacterial endotoxin, egg, effluent toxicity, drug screening, drug metabolism, drug bioavailability, dermatotoxicology, chemical safety, carcinogenicity, biology, food aseptic processing, COVID-19, sanitizing

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