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Expert in Physical Therapy

Expert ID: 736073 South Carolina, USA

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1969 B.S. SUNY Downstate College of Health Related Professions, 1971 M.S. Exercise Physiology Long Island University, Masters Degree Thesis: A Comparison of the Effectiveness of
Eccentric Vs. Concentric Strength Training Programs on the Contractile Strength of the Elbow Flexors. 1995 Certificate Program Safety Training CUNY College of SI, 1996. Occupational Safety and Health Engineering, Columbia Southern University, Ph.D. Thesis – Design of an Ergonomic Handle for Prevention of Repetitive Motion Injuries. 1999 N.D. Doctor of Naturopathy, Trinity College of Natural Health, 2000 I.M.D. Doctor of Integrative Medicine, Capital University of Integrative Medicine, June 2000, Thesis-Magnetic Field Therapy History and Clinical Application: Case Study. 2006 Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, Widener University, Class of 2000 Integrative Medicine Fellow, Kaiser Institute, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, IHeLp (Integrative Health and Wellness Program) Class-Summer 2015. Completion / Graduated 7-2015.
As a clinician, academic and Expert has participated as a National Institutes of Health Study Section-National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine “Exploratory Program Grants for Frontier Medicine Research” Work with colleagues to review applications for funding in the areas of Biofield, Homeopathy, Bioelectromagnetics, and Spiritual Healing 2001
NIH –NCCAM, Grant reviewer, Integrative Medicine 2001
Professor Emeritus of Physical Medicine, June 30,2006 CUIM and HGTC 2012.
Professional Memberships



American Physical Therapy Association, Life Time Member since 1967. Director of the Grand Strand District, SCAPTA, 2007-current
American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomat #6925 1997 Board Certified
American Association of Integrative Medicine, Fellow, Member of the Executive Board of Directors 2002
American Board of Professional Disability Consultants, Credentialing of other Rehabilitation Personnel, Diplomat 1995-2000
American Naturopathic Medicine Certification and Accreditation Board-10/99 Board Certified Naturopath (#07452)
National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals CDEII, Certified Disability Examiner 1997-2005
American College of Forensic Examiners, Fellow of the College, Board Certified 1996 -2007 (#1403)
American Board of Disability Analysts, Diplomat, Senior Disability Analyst 1997
Biofeedback Certification of America 1981-1989 ( #0143)
Accreditation’s
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certification
as a Health Coach, W50863, is valid through 12/31/2019.
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certification, Health Behavior Change Specialist 2018
Physical Therapist South Carolina 2007-#5562-Current
Diplomat American Academy of Pain Management Board Certified
Credentialed Clinical Instructor APTA 2008










50+ years of clinical, academic and consulting experience. Participated in 50 cases, qualified in multiple states as a Physical Therapy Expert. Provide full services records review, reports, depositions testimony in court. Able to travel. Provides consulting for plaintiffs and defense cases.Currently still providing PRN services to patients at two out-patient physical therapy practices in Myrtle Beach and Little River SC.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Surfside SC - Georgetown SC - Columbia SC - Charleston,SC

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2006 Degree: DPT Subject: Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Institution: Widener University
Year: 2000 Degree: I.M.D. Doctor of Subject: Integrative Medicine Institution: Capital University of Integrative Medicine
Year: 1999 Degree: N.D. Doctor Subject: Naturopathy Institution: Trinity College of Natural Health
Year: 1996 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Occupational Safety and Health Engineering Institution: Columbia Southern University
Year: 1971 Degree: M.S. Subject: Exercise Physiology Institution: Long Island University
Year: 1969 Degree: B.S. Subject: Physical Therapy Institution: SUNY Downstate, College of Health Related Professions

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1980 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: PRN Department: Physical Therapy Expert Witness Responsibilities: Claims evaluation for malpractice, standards of care, plaintiff and defense, consultation, provides written reports and opinions, depositions and court testimony for physical therapy, occupational health, exercise and falls .
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: PRN Department: Physical Therapy Responsibilities: Coverage for Physical Therapy: As a physical therapist Expert performed the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurological, neuromuscular, orthopedic and medical disorders. He implements treatments of patients with psychosomatic disorders including TMJ, irritable bowel, sexual dysfunction, gastrointestinal, headache and peripheral vascular diseases. He evaluates and treats patients with pulmonary and cardiac disease. He supervises staff of physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, aids and administrative personnel and student interns from a variety of higher educational institutions graduate and undergraduate.
Years: 2016 to 2016 Employer: Cross Country Education Title: Lecturer Department: Responsibilities: Integrative Medicine in Rehab: Delivering Value-Driven & Compassionate Care. Cherry Hill, NJ, Edison NJ, Paramus NJ, Fairfax VA, Frederick VA, Baltimore MD.
Years: 2014 to 2016 Employer: Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Exam Development Committee Title: PTA member Department: Responsibilities: • Review material related to entry level competence
• Review items and find appropriate reference that supports and validates the item
• Determine the rubric for the item based on content outline
• Work with other experts to maintain the validity and reliability of the NPTE
• Analyze multiple choice item performance using statistical analysis
• Identify psychometric criteria for developing defensible multiple-choice examinations
Years: 2013 to 2015 Employer: Cora Rehab-Indigo Therapy Specialists Title: Physical Therapist Physical Therapist Direct patient care Department: Out Patient PT Responsibilities: Evaluation and treatment of geriatric, pediatric, adults, sports injury, industrial medicine, supervision of PTAs, student PTAs, and techs. Direct patient intervention, documentation of all procedures in compliance with all new PQRS regulations and functional reporting. Responsible for providing a full range of physical therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment.
Years: 2012 to 2018 Employer: Human Performance and Wellness Title: Physical Therapist Direct patient care Department: Out Patient PT Responsibilities: Evaluation and treatment of geriatric, pediatric, adults, sports injury, industrial medicine, supervision of PTAs, student PTAs, and techs. Direct patient intervention, documentation of all procedures in compliance with all new PQRS regulations and functional reporting. Responsible for providing a full range of physical therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment.
Years: 2007 to 2012 Employer: Horry-Georgetown Technical College Title: Professor/ Program Director HGTC PTA Program Department: Allied Health/PTA Responsibilities: Examination Item Writer for Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy PTA Examinations 2011
The program director has contemporary expertise in assigned teaching areas and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching
and student evaluation. The core faculty have the responsibility and authority to establish academic regulations and to design, implement, and evaluate the curriculum. The program director provides effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for communication, program assessment and planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation.
Responsible for development of the syllabi for the PTA program, development, achieving accreditation from CAPTE, teaching in the curriculum lecture and laboratory sections, liaison with other departments, and administration. Advising and counseling of students, serves on college wide committees.
Years: 2007 to 2007 Employer: Health Restoration Resources Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Consultant for large and small company for on site ergonomic evaluations and job analysis. Assist in development of written job descriptions, compliance with OSHA and ADA compliance. Implements ergonomic engineering and administrative solutions, including the recommendation of the use of personal protective equipment, tool and furniture modifications, work station design. Evaluate and administer specialized testing for precise measurement of personal injury, functional capacity testing, and interpretations of tests and generates reports for attorneys, insurance carriers and employers. Lectures to other professionals in the field of ergonomics and disability determination.
Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island, Director of Rehab, supervised physical therapists, Occupational therapists and Speech and language therapists. Provided direct patient assessment and intervention in patients home. On advisory panel for utilization review.
Years: 1971 to 2008 Employer: Healthworks of Staten Island Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Planned, designed and established state of the art 4,000 sq. ft. out-patient physical therapy facility. .. Instituted the only facility with comprehensive Industrial Therapy program including Work Hardening, Work Conditioning and Residual Functional Capacity Testing, as well as an Ergonomics Program for the prevention of cumulative trauma. Offers the only Biofeedback program.
As a physical therapist, he performed the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurological, neuromuscular, orthopedic and medical disorders. He implements treatments of patients with psychosomatic disorders including TMJ, irritable bowel, sexual dysfunction, gastrointestinal, headache and peripheral vascular diseases. He evaluates and treats patients with pulmonary and cardiac disease. He supervises staff of physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, aids and administrative personnel and student interns from a variety of higher educational institutions graduate and undergraduate.
Years: 1982 to 1984 Employer: Jewish Community Center of Staten Island Title: Adult Fitness Program Director Department: Responsibilities: Evaluated and developed exercise programs for adult members, led classes and provided lectures to community on sports medicine and safety
Years: 1972 to 1974 Employer: Saint Vincent’s Medical Center of Staten Island Title: Staff-Senior Physical therapist Department: Acute Care Responsibilities: Direct patient care to in-patient and out-patient clients. Involved with wound care, burn care, neurological and pulmonary, musculoskeletal and post-operative care. In-service education for staff and School of Nursing in biofeedback and transfers and body mechanics.

Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island, Direct patient care to patients home bound with medical, surgical and musculoskeletal and neurological problems.
Years: 1971 to 1972 Employer: City of New York, Seaview Hospital and Home Title: Director of Physical Therapy Department: Chronic care facility Responsibilities: Management of In-patient programs, in-service education for other staff and nursing on wound care, participated on hospital committees. Direct patient intervention with neurological, musculoskeletal, and medical and surgical and orthopedic problems.
Years: 1969 to 1971 Employer: State University Hospital, Downstate Medical Center Title: Staff Physical Therapist Department: Acute Care Responsibilities: Evaluated and treated in-patient rehabilitation, acute and sub-acute problems. Ran amputee and bracing clinics with Director of Rehabilitation Medicine. Clinical Instructor to students affiliating at SUNY Down State Medical Center, University Hospital.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2001 to 2001 Agency: NIH Role: Grant reviewer Description: National Institutes of Health Study Section-National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine “Exploratory Program Grants for Frontier Medicine Research” Work with colleagues to review applications for funding in the areas of Biofield, Homeopathy, Bioelectromagnetics, and Spiritual Healing 2001  NIH –NCCAM, Grant reviewer, Integrative Medicine 2001

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Professional Memberships:
American Physical Therapy Association, Life Time Member since 1967. Director of the Grand Strand District, SCAPTA, 2007-2009
American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomat Current 1997 Board Certified
American Association of Integrative Medicine, Fellow, Member of the Executive Board of Directors 2002
American Board of Professional Disability Consultants, Credentialing of other Rehabilitation Personnel, Diplomat 1995-2000
American Naturopathic Medicine Certification and Accreditation Board-10/99 Board Certified Naturopath
National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals CDEII, Certified Disability Examiner 1997-2005
American College of Forensic Examiners, Fellow of the College, Board Certified 1996 -2007
American Board of Disability Analysts, Diplomat, Senior Disability Analyst 1997
Biofeedback Certification of America 1981-1989


MediMerge Member of the Medical Advisory Board 2003
Consults with personnel corporate officers’ policy/ procedures of Integrative Medicine.
 Practical Pain Management, Editorial Advisory Board 2001
 National Institutes of Health Study Section-National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine “Exploratory Program Grants for Frontier Medicine Research” Work with colleagues to review applications for funding in the areas of Biofield, Homeopathy, Bioelectromagnetics, and Spiritual Healing 2001
 NIH –NCCAM, Grant reviewer, Integrative Medicine 2001
 Professor Emeritus of Physical Medicine, June 30,2006 CUIM
• Professor, Course Leader, Physical Medicine, Dept. of Natural Medicine-Capital University of Integrative Medicine.
• Professor, Course Leader, Integrative Medical Administration, Department of Integrative Medicine, CUIM
• Professor Course Leader Indigenous Medicine
• Professor, CUIM, Student Advisor, Chiropractors and Physical Therapists
• CUIM, Vice President Liaison for Professional Organizations
 Adjunct Assistant Professor CUNY, College of Staten Island, Ergonomics, Dept of Industrial Engineering, 1995
 Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Biology, 2000
Clinical Faculty to several area universities, New York University, Long Island University, Damean College, N.Y. Medical College, Hunter College, Union County College, CUNY, College of Staten Island, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Qunnipiack University. Supervision of graduate and undergraduate students during their clinical affiliations, supervision and assistance in clinical research for dissertation and Master’s Thesis. Instruction in application and administration of physical modalities, administrative procedures, therapeutic exercises, basic science, evaluations techniques.
Honorary Police Surgeon, New York City, Detective Endowment Association.
Physiotherapy Associates, Lecturer, “ Understanding FCE’s and Ergonomics” Pittsburgh, Knoxville, Nashville, Anaheim, Dearborn, and Houston, 1998
Licenses / Certifications
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certification as a Health Coach, valid through 12/31/2019.
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certification Health Behavior Change Specialist 2018
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, IHeLp (Integrative Health and Wellness Program) Class-Summer 2015. Completion / Graduated 7-2015.
Certificate Program Safety Training CUNY College of SI, 1995
Fellow, Kaiser Institute, Class of 2000 Integrative Medicine
American Red Cross. Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS
Professional Appointments
Professor Capital University of Integrative Medicine
Program Director/ Professor Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Awards / Recognition
Honorary Police Surgeon, New York City, Detectives Endowment Association

Leadership Award, American Association of Integrative Medicine

Presidents Outstanding Service Award CUIM
Medical / Professional
05/18/2019 Pee Dee AHEC Clinical Applications of Therapeutic Yoga 0.6 CEU’s (6.0 clock hours) SCAPTA South Carolina Chapter of the APTA Meets AHEC Best Practice Standards

02/13/2019 SCAPTA Different Heads of the Same Beast: Considering the Commonalities Between Chronic Pain and Obesity to Better Address Them. 1.0 CEU

12/24/2018 American Council on Exercise: Kettlebells: Mastering the Swing .1 CEC

12/24/2018 American Council on Exercise: Nutrition Coaching: Changing Habits, Not Diets .1CEC

8/22/2018 American Council on Exercise: ACE Behavior Change Specialist Program CEP78040 2.5 CEC

August 9th, 2018 HGTC Myrtle Beach
Stop the Opioid Epidemic and Manage Pain with Alternative Effective Strategies! SCAPTA .2 CEU

2018 Rural Matters: Ethical Considerations in Rural Practice July 25th SCAPTA .2 CEU
2018 NEXT APTA Orlando 6-28-29, Annual Conference 1.8 CEU
• Medical Screening for the Practicing PT: Acute Care and Out Patient
• What would you do? Knee and Rotator Cuff
• Pains Brains and Strains: The Pain Science and Tendonopathy Gap.
• Musculoskeletal Pain: Relevance of Myofascial and Acupuncture Meridians

2018 Keep Runners Running APTA February 28th, 2018, 0.2 hours 2.0 CEU.
2018 Why an Annual PT Checkup Should and Could be a Service Your Clinic Offers, APTA Jan 5th,2018 2 hours.
2017 ACE Certified Health Coach 2 ACE 20 hours of CEU
2017 The 3D Approach to Finding Nutritional Balance ACE 1.0 CEU
2017 ACE IFT Model: Personal Training Program Design ACE 1.0 CEU
2017 Athletic Performance for Sport and Life ACE 1.0 CEU
2017 Low Back Health Begins with the Core ACE 1.0 CEU
2017 Mindful Eating: The Future of Eating for Weight Loss ACE 1.0 CEU
2017 The Key to a Successful and Effective Client Consultation, ACE 1.0 CEU
2017 Busy Days call for HIIT ACE 1.0 CEU

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Program
7/27/2021 Midway Fire Department SC0597-1
112 Beaumont Dr. Pawleys Island SC 29585 Carr Gilmore Instructor

Grand Strand District Meeting June 8, 2017 SBAR Situation Background, Assessment, Recommendation. Jennifer Cline, PT,MS, Harvey Mathews, PT,DPT, DCE. 0.1 credit

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Examination Development Committee Member (NPTE-PTA). 2014-2016 Alexandria, VA. 20 hours February 20-22, 2015, April 10-12 2015 May 2015, 28 contact hours February 4th-7th,2016, March 31st-April 3rd, 2016 28 hours CEU, November 16-20th. 2016, 28 hours CEU.

Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, IHeLp (Integrative Health and Wellness Program) Class-Summer 2015. Completion / Graduated 7-2015.

Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona, Environmental Health; An Integrative Approach.
10-24-2014-11-24-2014 6 hours

Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, The University of Arizona, Nutrition and Cancer.
10-24-2014-12-06-2014 10 hours

Cousera: Nutrition and Physical Activity for Health, University of Pittsburgh by John M. Jackie PhD (current) 2014

Cousera: Preventing Chronic Pain: A Human Systems Approach
by Dr. James Fricton, DDS, MS University of Minnesota (current) 2014

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Examination Development Committee Member (PTA). 2014-2016 Alexandria VA. 20 hours March 2014, 24 hours April 2014 20 hours July 10-13

24th Annual Clinical Meeting, Exploring the Science, Practicing the art American Academy of Pain Management Sept 23-29th, 2013 Orlando, Fla. 15 Units continuing competency Units, Texas Board of PT
o Cultural Transformation: A Pivotal Transformation for Healthcare in this country
o An Update on Complex Regional pain Syndrome
o Osteopathic Approaches to Low back Pain
o Read Two Books and call me in the Morning: When Pills Aren’t Enough for Our Ills
o More Client Motivation May mean Less Pain for Your Client
o Persistent Pain in Older Adults
o The Clinician’s Moral Imperative and Professional Obligation to Attend to pain and Suffering
o Outcomes for Functional Restoration in Back Pain
o Integrative Manual Therapy of the Cervical Spine
o Rreal Pain in the Real World
o Interfacing with the Safety Net: Pain Management in the Emergency Room
o Connective Tissue Redefined


What you always wanted to know about politics, reimbursement and health care reform 10 contact ours, 1.0 CEU SCAPTA May 2013

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy 817-2012 0.8 contact hrs HGTC SCAPTA

HGTC Seminars
HR Skills Employment Process
FERPA
D2L Gradebook Connecting the Dots
Students with Disabilities

Defining Skilled Therapy: How to Document and Justify the Need for Physical Therapy APTA 2 contact hours July 19th, 2012

Leading the Team-A Practical Guide to Working with PTA’s 5-08-2012 APTA .2 CEU

2011 Midlands Assessment Institute July 2011 Midlands College Columbia, SC

Amedyisys Wheelchair Seating and Mobility: The Decision Making Process 2010 .4 CEU

National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination (NPTE) item writing and Test Development Workshop March 4-6 2011 Alexandria VA 20. Contact hours of professional educaton

CME The Alliance for Continuing Medical Education and the Society for Academic Medical Education 5-13-2010 Faculty roles and responsibilities in certified continuing medical education (CME) and FDA regulated speaker programs (RSP) there is a difference.

Eighth Annual Costal Carolina University Sports Medicine Symposium .6 CEU or 6 contact hours 2010

Certificate of Participation PAIN WEEK 7.75 AMA PRA Category 9-8-11 2010 Las Vegas NV
• Rheumatoid Arthritis Instructional Design
• Using Games as Educational Tools
• Principles of Adult Learning
• Pain Educators: Agents of Behavorial Change
• Essential ingredients of self-management
• Complex Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS)


Wheelchair seating and Mobility: the Decision Making Process
June 10th 2010 Amedisys Myrtle Beach 4 hours .4 CEU

Independent Wheeled Mobility for Children A-2 APTA SCAPTA Spring meeting April 2010 3 CEU

Hip and Upper Extremity Evaluation and Treatment APTA SCAPTA Spring meeting April 2010 B1 3 CEU C-1 3 CEU
Students with Disabilities Oct 14th 2009 HGTC

Signs Your Business May Fail within a Year and it’s Not the Economy APTA Jan 26 2010 .1 CER or One Contact Hour

SCAPTA B-1 Hip and Upper/Lower Extremity Evaluation and Treatment 4-23-10 .3 CEU

SCAPTA C-1 Hip and Upper /Lower Extremity Evaluation and Treatment 4-2342010 .3 CEU

SCAPTA A-2 Independent Wheeled Mobility for Children 4-23-10 .3 CEU

Medscape 1/1 2008012-008 12.25 CEU

Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Surgical Procedures and the Implications for Rehabilitation, Dr. Patricia Grant. SCAPTA Feb.3rd 2009 1.0 hrs CEU

2009 National Patient Safety Goal 3- Improving the Safety of Using Medications April 18,2009 Georgetown Hospital System 1. Hour CEU.

Using Humor Therapeutically at the Bedside: How to Laugh and not get Fired April 18, 2009 Georgetown Hospital Sysetm 1.hour

Hip and Gait Management Allard 6-19-2009

Medical Screening for Differential Diagnosis Catherine Goodmane MBA, PT Oct 17th, 2008 Palmetto Health Columbia SC. 8.0 hours

Augumented Soft Tissue Mobilization Technique Clarence Miller PT, MS, OCS,SCAPTA Dec2, 2008 1. Hr CEU
Credentialed Clinical Instructor, APTA North Carolina Chapter APTA 2008

Educational Leadership Conference APTA 20.75 Hrs Minneapolis, MN. 2007

CAPTE Self Study Workshop Minneapolis, MN 2007

AAPM Meeting 20.5 hrs cont. educ. 17th Annual Clinical Meeting Sept 2006.Beyond Boundaries: Forging New Alliances in Pain Management.

NIH-NCAAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online Continuing Education Series: Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1.2 contact hrs 8-27-06
NIH-NCAAM Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online Continuing Education Series: Herbs and Other Dietary Supplements 1.2 contact hrs. 8-27-062005 Jewish Healing Institute completed Training in Jewish Healing (Kaballah)
2004 Sept. Strategies for Improving Lives AAPM annual Clinical Meeting San Antonio 24 hours CEU.s Pain Mgmt.

Vestibular Rehabilitation and Balance Training, Nov. 2-3, 2003 Therapeutic Services, Brooklyn, NY

Medicine and the Planet: The Coming Age of Ecological

Medicine, Comprehensive Detoxification: A Natural Medicine Approach Peter Bennett, Alan Davis, and Joseph Pizzorneo; March26-29 2003

Acumed, Teacher Certification Training ETPS, Orlando Florida Feb 2003

Models of Integrative Care: Present and Future, Medicine Stanford-Harvard Conference San Francisco, October 26-28-2001
American Naturopathic Medical Association Meeting, Nov 2001 23 hours CEU

Harvard/Stanford Annual “Future of Integrative Medicine” San Francisco, a. Nov. 2001

American Pain Society April 19-21-Phoenix Az. 11.5 hours Category 1

Functional Capacity Evaluation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Office of Continuing Education, School of Education, 2001

Professional Development Courses American Pain Society 2001
Cranial-Sacral Therapy Lecture and table Work CUIM Nov.2000

Certificate of Merit Canadian Neuro-Optic research Institute-Integrative Iridology 2000

Fellow, Kaiser Institute, Class of 2000 Integrative Medicine
2000
Homotoxicology: Theoretical Concepts & Therapeutic
Application-May 30-12 Module course, International Gesellschaft
for Homotoxikologie e.v.

Year 2000 Pain Management Update-cont.med.educ.comm.
St. Vincent’s Staten Island Dept. of Anesthesiology Pain
Management Center, 04/26/2000.

2000 Laser Acupuncture to Treat Paralysis in Stroke, Carpal
Tunnel Syndrome and Other Disorders- New England School Of
Acupuncture-April 29-30,2000.

1999 Practical Reviews in Complementary and Alternative
Medicine-An Evidence, Based Approach, 24 Hours.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
American Academy of Pain Management 36.5 CEU’s,

Work Injury Management, National Conference”98, “A forum on outcomes, innovative rehabilitation and setting new standards for controlling workers’ compensation costs.”

Janet Travell Lecture Series, Fibromyalgia, Focus on Pain, San Antonio, TX, 1998, 21 Hrs.

American Board of Disability Analysts 2nd.International
Conference16 hrs. Cont. EDU Cancun, Mexico 10-24-26, 1997
Eight Hours Trg Certificate Program, National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals, NADEP Course 503 Medical and Psychological Evaluation in Determining Impairment and Disability”, 1996

Sixteen Hours Trg. Certificate Program, National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals, NADEP Course 501:

Measuring Work and Personal Injury Disability; An Overview”, 1996
Sixteen Hours Trg. Certificate Program, National Association of

Disability Evaluating Professionals, NADEP Course 502:”Functional Capacity Determination Applied to Independent Medical Examinations"” 1996

”Industrial Rehabilitation and Cost Containment for the 90”s”, Continuing Education and Personal Development, Applied Rehabilitation Concepts, Inc. College of Staten Island, 1.6 CEUs, 1994

Work Injury Management. ”Managed Health Resources”, 1.7 CEU’s, 1994

Biomechanics Corporation of America, “Ergonomic Risk and Liability Training Course”, 1992

Biomechanics Corporation of America, “Human Cad Training Seminar, Mannequin”, 1992

Roy Matheson and Assoc., Inc., “Industrial Rehabilitation for the 90’s, Work Capacity Evaluation”, 1991

Roy Matheson and Assoc., Inc.,” Upper Extremity Work Hardening and Ergonomics”, 1991
Roy Matheson and Assoc., Inc., “Work Simulation and the Shop Technician”, 1991
Roy Matheson and Assoc., Inc., “The Dynamics of Work Analysis”, 1991

American Physical Therapy Assoc. of Maryland, Inc. ” Getting Your Worker Back to Work Sooner and Safer,” Susan Iserhagen, 1991

Institute of Human Exercise and Athletic Rehabilitation, Red Bank, NJ Isokinetic Exercise Program, 1980
International Medical Education Corp., Washington, DC, Cardio-

Pulmonary Rehabilitation 30 Hrs. Cont. EDU. 1979
Certification-Ethical Hypnosis Training Center, “Medical Hypnosis”, NJ 1979

American Physical Therapy Assoc., ”Biofeedback; Its Use in
Muscle re-education and Pain Control, Syracuse, NY, 1978
The Institute for Psychosomatic Research” Advanced Training in Biofeedback”, Roslyn, NY, 1978

Biofeedback Research Institutes, “Biofeedback Training Workshop in Neuromuscular Re-education, Huntington, NY, 1977
Bio-Monitoring Applications, NC., Clinical Advances in Pain Management, NY, NY, 1976

Emory University Regional Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, ”Clinical Biofeedback Training Course, ”Atlanta Ga., S. Wolf Ph.D., J. Basmajian, MD.,1976

Bio-Monitoring Applications Inc., “Professional Workshop in Biofeedback, Application and Procedures” NY, NY 1976
NYS Society of Physiotherapists, “Clinical Biofeedback,” 1976

Institute of Orthopedic Physical Therapy,” Advanced Extremities, Mobilization", Richard Erhardt, 1975

Institute of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Introduction to Joint Mobilization”, Stanley Paris, 1974

Committee on Continuing Education on Orthopedic Medicine, ”Symposium on Neckache and Backache, J. Cyriax, Stoddard, Paris, Newark, NJ, 1974

NJ Society for Physical Therapy; Physio-therapuncture, 1974 Oshashi

NYU Post-Graduate Medical School, “Lower Extremity Prosthetics, NY, 1973

Greater NY District APTA, Electromyography as a Kinesiological
Tool, NYU, 1973
University of Miami Medical School, Dept. of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, ”Amputation Surgery and Prosthetics”, 1973

Greater NY District, APTA, Seminar on Decubitus Ulcers, NY 1972

NYU Post Graduate Medical School,” Lower Extremity Orthotics” 1972

State of New York Department of Health, NYS Rehabilitation Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY ”Neurophysiological Treatment of the Hemiplegic Patient”1970
Publications and Patents Summary
Patents: 1998 on the Universal Ergonomic Handle, HAND-L The device may be used and applied to any item that requires a handle, tools, doors, kitchen utensils, sporting goods medical devices which will offer an ergonomically correct posture of the hand. This will enhance safety; reduce fatigue and subsequent and concomitant repetitive motion and over use injuries. This device should reduce the risk of cumulative trauma, help employers meet OSHA compliance standards and reduce the cost of insurance and litigation.
Publications: Advance for Physical Therapy. “Discovering the Fine Points of Acupuncture” 2001.
• Complementary Therapies and Wellness-Practice Essentials for Holistic Health Care Jodi Carlson, Editor- Chapters on “Biofeedback”, and “Development of Integrative Medical Center”
• Disability Analysis in Practice: Framework for an Interdisciplinary Science American Board of Disability Analysis, Eds. “Functional Capacities Assessment”
• “Functional Capacity Evaluation”, Forensic Examiner, American College of Forensic Examiners.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Cases as of mid 2020: 50
Currently providing consulting and expert witness for plaintiffs and defense regarding physical therapy malpractice,and standards of care, falls, occupational health, FCE's. Qualified in NY, NJ, Connecticut, Georgia, Mississippi, PA, Ill., S.C., Fla., Va.
Experience in case review, reports, depositions and court testimony.
Training / Seminars
2016 Volunteer Reviewer for presentations for annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Management San Antonio Sept.
2016 Cross Country Education, Lecturer: Integrative Medicine in Rehab: Delivering Value-Driven & Compassionate Care. Cherry Hill, NJ, Edison NJ, Paramus NJ, Fairfax VA, Frederick VA, Baltimore MD.
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Examination Development Committee Member (PTA). 2014-2016
•Review material related to entry level competence
•Review items and find appropriate reference that supports and validates the item
•Determine the rubric for the item based on content outline
•Work with other experts to maintain the validity and reliability of the NPTE
•Analyze multiple choice item performance using statistical analysis
•Identify psychometric criteria for developing defensible multiple-choice examinations
Pain Week: The role of Modalities for the Control of Pain Las Vegas NV Sept 11, 2010
2009 Annual Clinical Education Symposium Georgetown Hospital System: Physical Therapy and Pain Management
Poster Presentation, Improving the Quality of Pain Management for Physical Therapists through Recognition, Understanding, and Treatment of CRPS/RSD American Academy of Pain Management, Sept 2006
2004 Nov. Nutrition Intensive CUIM “Pain and Nutrition”
2004 Sept. Strategies for Improving Lives AAPM annual Clinical Meeting San Antonio 24 hours CEU.s Pain Mgmt. Planning Committee Member
2003 (Sept) American Academy of Pain Management/ Integrative Medicine, Denver
2002 American Association of Integrative Medicine, Professional Development/New Health Management, Florida
2000 Kaiser Institute Faculty, Santa Fe, NM and Edwards, CO.
1999 Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care 1999-2000
1998 Third International Conference of the American Board of Disability Evaluators, San Juan Puerto Rico. Invited Lecture, Symptom Magnification and Malingering presented with Gabriel Sella, M.D.
Lecture “Magnetic Therapy: Medicine for the Millennium”
Home Care America, Great Neck, NY 1998
Banking Medical Directors Meeting, NYC Lecturer on FCE’s and Impairment Rating 1996
1997 Invited Lecturer, 2nd International Conference of the American Board of Disability Analysts, Psychometrics of FCE’s, Cancun Mexico
1997 Annual Meeting ABDA, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Ft. Lauderdale
1997 FCE’s and Ergonomics, Vonco Medical series, Houston, Texas
1997 Software Development Team and Consultant to Med-Data, Inc, Cherry Hill, NJ Developed protocols and assisted with sales meetings, data collection, Professional Advisory Board, Chairman.
1996 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept Industrial Engineering, Ergonomics. CUNY, College of Staten Island, Taught Ergonomics, established the first Ergonomics Laboratory at the College, Assisted in Research Projects, Biomechanics.
1989 Lecturer, College of Insurance, New York City, Future Trends of Back Evaluations in the 1990’s
1989 Lecturer, New York State Claims Examiners: Future Trends of Soft Tissue Evaluation of the Back in the 1990’s.
1988 Beta Site research for FARO Medical devices in Metrecom, feedback to the company in Montreal Ca., on applications of clinical data in research guides instrumentation.
1986 Arbitrator, State of New York, Workman’s Compensation Board, Panel on Member Professional Conduct.
1985 Consultant to Biodex Corporation: Consultation with engineering staff and technical people for the development, testing and utilization of new equipment and software for use in rehabilitation and testing. Provided advice on medical and legal applications and assisted in writing technical manuals, procedures and protocols. Lecture on Application of equipment in practice.
1982 Cybex Corporation, New York Lecturer on Sports Medicine and Medical Legal Testing, expert witness. Introduced Cybex Data as evidence in two cases, set precedent in NY and Federal Courts, See Notable cases.
1981 Lecture Self Insured Association of New York, Isokinetics and measurement in Physical Impairment.
1979-1981, 1994-1996 Visiting Nurse Association of Staten Island. Consultant Physical Therapist, Supervision of Rehab. Services, Utilization Review and Professional Advisory Committee.
1979 Clinical Instructor Saint Vincent's’ School of Nursing. Lectured on Biofeedback techniques to faculty and students. Instruct senior students in pulmonary rehabilitation and self-regulatory skills used in holistic medicine and rehabilitation
1978 Albany Postgraduate Medical College, Guest Lecturer ”two-way Radio Conference” for physical Therapists on the topic of Acupressure. Connected live to 13 colleges in the consortium.
1985
Health Restoration Resources. Consultant in facility planning, equipment selection staffing, writing policies and procedure manuals, coordination of activities with cardiac rehabilitation and pain and stress management center.

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