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Expert in Nursing, Medical Literature, Healthcare

Expert ID: 725017 Delaware, USA

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Expert started her career as a medical/surgical and hematology/oncology nurse working at Children's Hospital. She received her master's degree in (clinical nurse specialist and nurse practitioner) pediatrics from the University of Delaware. Expert went on to take a position at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pa and is now the medical director of research at Emory University. She functioned as a pediatric nurse practitioner at the Marian Expert Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center to now over 500 patients. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recognized the center as one of ten centers in the country for advancing sickle cell care through educational and clinical research projects. She also was the nurse coordinator for the nationally renowned bloodless medicine and blood conservation program. Expert started working for Tova Healthcare, LLC, as an advanced practice nurse and specializes in chronic disease management. In addition, she completed a post-master's certificate as a legal nurse consultant and received her post-master's certificate in family practice both from Wilmington University.

She has reviewed medical records for attorneys to evaluate the merit of a case.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Reading, Pennsylvania - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Trenton, New Jersey - Camden, New Jersey - Wilmington, Delaware - Baltimore, Maryland

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: BSN Subject: Nursing Institution: University of Delaware
Year: 2001 Degree: MSN, CPNP Subject: Pediatrics Institution: University of Delaware
Year: 2006 Degree: LNC-Post Master's Certificate Subject: Legal Nurse Consultant Institution: Wilmington University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Functions as an advanced practice in chronic disease management in community healthcare.
Years: 2002 to 2009 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Nurse Practitioner Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: She is a Pediatric Nurse Practition and clinical coordinator for a nationally recognized blood less medicine program. Duties include: evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and coordination of acute, chronic and primary care patients. Function as Principal and Sub-investigator for clinical and educational research projects. Role duties include: patient recruitment, obtaining informed consent, reviewing protocols, medical history reviews, and assistance with data analysis, as well as supervision in the outpatient clinical setting.
Years: 1998 to 2002 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Staff Nurse Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Clinical nurse specialist for a pediatric specialty hospital on a medical/surgical and hematology/oncology unit for inants through adolescence. Duties include: hands on clinical care, IV insertion, phlebotomy, chemotherapy administration, central line care, and family-centered patient education. Function as charge nurse on occasions to coordinate care with physicians and delegate patient assignments to nurses and ancillary staff.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants;
Director At-Large-Delaware Legal Nurse Consultants;
Pennsylvania Chapter of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Licenses / Certifications
Legal Nurse Consultant Post-Master's Certificate;
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner;
Post-Master's Certificate-Family Practice.
Awards / Recognition
Public Speaker chosen at the Annual Meeting, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. 34th Annual Meeting.
"Your child has Sickle Cell Disease. The new parent sickle cell disease education protocol."

Grant: Department Health & Social Service-
Community Outreach Sickle Cell Health Program

Publications and Patents Summary
Advance for Nurse Practitioners [On-line Edition] Alternative treatment modalities for patients who refuse Blood Transfusions.

Hydroxyurea therapy improving the lives of patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Nursing.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Plaintiff Attorneys for medical malpractice cases.
Training / Seminars
Post-Master's Degree as a Legal Nurse Consultant;
Post-Master's Degree in Familly Practice,
Vendor Selection
Department of Health and Human Services
Marketing Experience
Chronic Disease Management
Other Relevant Experience
Strategic Organizational Planning;
Clinical Research Trials (Phase 2, 3).

Fields of Expertise

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