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Expert in HEMS, Paramedic and Pre-Hospital Services, and Emergency Medical Services

Expert ID: 734260 Arizona, USA

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Expert is a flight paramedic and clinical educator who has been involved in the Emergency Medical Services industry for over 15 years. He holds a bachelor degree in Health Sciences and certified as a Paramedic nationally and at the Arizona state level. He is a United States Marine Corps combat veteran as well.

Expert holds various instructor cards and is credentialed as a Flight Paramedic-Certified from the Board of Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification. He has experience operating on rotary and fixed-wing aircraft. He has been responsible for evaluating clinical compliance, including all aspects of clinical operations with participation in the development and oversight of all recurrent continuing education training.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona - Tucson, Arizona - Mesa, Arizona - Glendale, Arizona - Scottsdale, Arizona - Chandler, Arizona - Tempe, Arizona - Gilbert, Arizona - Peoria, Arizona

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2015 Degree: BS in Health Science Subject: Professional Development and Advanced Patient Care Institution: Grand Canyon University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Expert Witness Department: Responsibilities: He has served as a consultant and expert witness via his eponymous firm from 2017 to present. His firm specializes in cases involving pre-hospital emergency medical services and helicopter emergency medical services.
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Flight Paramedic and Clinical Educator Department: Responsibilities: Expert serves as a flight paramedic operating on rotary and fixed-wing aircraft (2010-11; 2012-present). He evaluates clinical compliance, including all facets of clinical operations. He participates in the development and oversight of all recurrent continuing education training.

Among other responsibilities, Expert stabilizes patients in critical medical condition or who are suffering from life-threatening traumatic injuries prior to transport. He also provides care to high-risk obstetric patients and those requiring balloon pump therapy. He is responsible for maintaining clinical compliance throughout line clinicians as well. He plays a role in improving clinical quality, clinical compliance, and accreditation/re-accreditation.
Years: 2012 to 2013 Employer: Goldwater Range Fire Department Title: Paramedic Department: Responsibilities: Expert was the sole medical provider for this U.S. Air Force team. He provided medical support to team members in remote locations during live explosive disposal. He responded to emergencies on base, which entailed providing medical care.
Years: 2011 to 2012 Employer: Triple Canopy Inc. Title: Paramedic / Personal Security Specialist Department: Responsibilities: He functioned as a protective security professional and paramedic in high-threat, remote theater. He provided tactical medicine and trauma support to U.S. Department of State employees and supporting members.
Years: 2006 to 2010 Employer: Fitchburg Fire Department Title: Firefighter / Paramedic / Rescue Diver Department: Responsibilities: As Co-Director for this fire department's Emergency Medical Services, Expert staged for medical assistance to local law enforcement. His titles within this role included Dive Team Leader, specialized rescue and medical diver, and President of the town's Fire Department Relief Association.
Years: 2007 to 2010 Employer: Woods Ambulance Title: EMT-Paramedic Department: Responsibilities: Expert partnered with an EMT responding to local and mutual aid emergencies in a rural setting. He was responsible for the inter-facility transport of critically ill patients from rural hospitals to definitive care. He trained and instructed student EMT's and new employees during this time.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2000 to 2004 Agency: U.S. Marine Corps Role: Infantry Squad Leader Description: Expert trained an infantry assault squad in mounted and dismounted operations; convoy security; close quarters battle; route clearance; objective-based squad actions; and urban breach.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Via his eponymous consulting firm, Expert is available to plaintiffs and defendants in medical suits regarding negligence and related wrongdoing. His firm's findings are based on current standards of care applicable to a malpractice suit. The firm identifies any and all breaches of those standards and whether there is a causal link between the breach and the injury. His expert witness work therein includes:
• Initial case review and preliminary report composition
• Question and answer construction for deposition
• Complete and final report with a fully researched, evidence-based analysis
• Trial appearance and expert witness testimony
Other Relevant Experience
Expert's has undertaken volunteer experience as Volunteer Paramedic with Forward in Health in Haiti. In this role, he treated children who do not have access to medical care for common conditions (e.g., sore throat, ear ache, lice, fungal infections) and severe illnesses, e.g., malaria, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and typhoid.

Expert has also volunteered as Child Fatality Review Team Member with a county team. In this role, he conducted a systematic review of all child deaths in the county and made recommendations regarding the prevention of child deaths. He devised a plan to be used to educate communities, develop prevention programs, and initiate legislative action.

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