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Expert in Medicine, Especially Pathology (Laboratory Medicine), Women's Health, Cervical Cancer, Breast Cancer

Expert ID: 724890 Massachusetts, USA

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Expert has practiced diagnostic surgical pathology for over 20 years, with special interest and experience in gynecologic and gastro-intestinal pathology. She has participated in several clinical trials with pharmaceutical clients in these areas, and has practical knowledge of what is needed for FDA approval of new diagnostic tests and treatments, especially in the fields of drug and vaccine development for gynecologic disease and for improved diagnostic testing for breast cancer.

She has developed protocols and conducted clinical trials for drug testing in several areas of medicine.



As a practicing pathologist, Expert has a working knowledge of disease processes, natural history, and progression, and assessment of treatment options.

As part of her professional responsibilities, Expert has ongoing experience in assessing the efficacy of certain drug regimens on the histological appearance of pre-malignant and malignant lesions in the female reproductive tract.

Expert is familiar with normal and abnormal histologic appearances of most of the organ systems in the human body.

She is competent to review biopsy material for drug development or for review of original diagnosis and confirmation of diagnosis in contested cases.

As a student of diseases of the female and male reproductive systems, Expert is competent to review histological (biopsy) material from these systems and to assess treatment efficacy from this perspective, as well as to confirm or offer a differing opinion in previously diagnosed biopsy material.

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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 - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1968 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Maryland

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to 2008 Employer: Quest Diagnostics Title: Senior Staff Pathologist Department: Anatomic Pathology Responsibilities: Diagnosis of all diseases by way of tissue biopsy and related studies
Years: 1992 to 2000 Employer: United Pathology Associates Title: Partner in PC Department: Pathology Responsibilities: Partner in professional practice: anatomic and clinical pathology

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
College of American Pathologists, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, US and Canadian Society of Pathologists
Licenses / Certifications
State Licenses in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey
Medical / Professional
Internship and Residency: New York University Medical Center and St. Thomas's Hospital and Medical Center (London)
Publications and Patents Summary
Has 10 publications plus numerous articles on women's health in popular press (non peer-reviewed) and numerous radio spots and several video new releases on public health issues.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
She has performed case reviews for the law firm of Santangelo, Benvenuto and Slattery in New City, NY. These reviews included record reviews, research and conferences with defense attorneys in order to determine the appropriate defense in medical malpractice cases. Reviews largely consisted of careful study of all histologic materials and patient charts, plus research on the latest relevant diagnostic test methods and controversies in the field.
Training / Seminars
She has prepared and presented several seminars for the College of American Pathologists (CAP), on the subject of litigation in collaboration with actively practicing defense attorneys and representatives of the insurance industry. She chaired the CAP Insurance Committee for several years, working with other pathologists, insurance companies, and brokers.
Other Relevant Experience
She has provided public service radio spots for the past ten years in areas of interest, including Lyme Disease, Breast and Colon Cancer prevention, healthy eating, childhood obesity, etc. Most of the spots were aired on radio stations in the Northeast and Midwest.

Fields of Expertise

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