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Child Neglect Medical Expert Witness


 

 

Expert Witness No.1716

 

Education

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 1995 - 1999
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Albion College, Albion, MI 1991 - 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts (Biology), Magna Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Post-Doctoral Training

  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 2002 - 2003
  • Emergency Medicine/Child Abuse Fellowship
  • William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 1999 - 2002
  • Pediatrics Residency Program

Professional Appointments - Active

  • Vice Chair of Pediatrics – St. John Hospital 2017-Present
  • And Medical Center, Detroit, MI
  • Medical Director – Ambulatory Pediatric Services 2004 - Present
  • Medical Director – Child Protection Team 2003 – Present
  • Director – Business Operations for St. John Hospital Pediatrics 2016 - Present
  • Department Staff Physician – Department of Pediatrics 2003 - Present
  • St. John Providence Children’s Hospital, Detroit, MI
  • St. John Providence Physician Governance Council 2014 – Present
  • (SJPPN-PGC) Appointed by St. John Providence CEO Jean Meyer 
  • Voted Co-Chair 2016 - Present
  • Member SJPPN-PGC Financial Sub-committee
  • Co-Chair – SJPPN-PGC Quality Sub-committee
  • Member – Together Health Network 2016 - Present 
  • Network Membership & Performance 
  • Management Committee
  • Member – Partners in Care – Continuum of Care 2016 - Present 
  • Performance Improvement Committee
  • Member – The Physician Alliance (TPA) 2016 - Present
  • Performance Excellence and Physician
  • Support Committee (PEPS)
  • Member – St. John Providence East Region 2012 - 2015
  • Advisory Board
  • Member – The Physician Alliance – Physician Assessment 2012 - Present
  • and Performance Enhancement (PAPE) Committee
  • Member - Hospital CME Committee 2004 – Present
  • Member - Hospital Ambulatory Improvement Council 2004 - 2010
  • Member - Special Care Committee 2003 – 201
  • Physician Liaison to Labor and Delivery Floor 2003 – 2010
  • Staff Physician – Department of Pediatrics 12/2014 – 03/2017
  • William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
  • Member – Child Protection Team 2014 – 03/2017
  • Child Abuse Pediatrician 2014 – 03/2017

Professional Appointments – Not Active/Past

  • Medical Staff Physician Privileges 2002 - 2003
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Division of Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Staff Physician Privileges 2002 - 2003
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Division of General and Community Pediatrics

Leadership Training and Appointments

  • AMG Leadership Development and Formation Program 2017
  • Selected by hospital leadership for training in leadersip
  • Development as AMG clinical executive leaders
  • Hero’s Journey – Ascension St. John Health System Spiritual Leadership Program
  • Selected by hospital leadership 2016-2017
  • St. John Providence Health System Physician Leadership Development Program
  • Selected by hospital leadership – 2 year program 2013-2014
  • 36 hours total of didactic leadership training with 
  • The Advisory Board

Medical Business Activities and Appointments

  • Co-Chair – St. John Providence Physician Network 2015 - Current
  • Governance Council
  • Appointed by hospital CEO Jean Meyer
  • Selected Co-Chair by the Council members
  • Member – SJPPN-GC Finance Subcommittee 2015 – Current
  • Co-Chair – SJPPN-GC Quality Committee 2015 – Current

Teaching Appointments

Full Time Teaching Faculty – Pediatric Residency Program 2003 - Present

  • St. John Hospital and Medical Center Pediatrics Department

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics 2010 - Present

  • Wayne State University – School of Medicine
  • Detroit, Michigan

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics 2012 - Present

  • Michigan State University – College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Detroit, Michigan

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics 2006 - Present

  • Pikeville College – School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pikeville, Kentucky

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Child Abuse 2006 - Present

  • Pikeville College – School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pikeville, Kentucky

Assistant Professor – Department of Pediatrics 2010 - Present

  • St. George’s University School of Medicine
  • University Centre, Grenade, West Indies

Affiliate and Clinical Site Coordinator/Faculty 2010 - Present

  • University of Michigan-Flint
  • Department of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner Program

Clinical Preceptor Faculty 2011 – Present

  • Oakland University School of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner Program

Clinical Preceptor Faculty 2012 – Present

  • University of Detroit Mercy - McAuley School of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner Program

Clinical Preceptor Faculty 2016 – Present

  • Case Western Reserve University – Frances Payne Bolton
  • School of Nursing NP Program

Other Professional Appointments

Clinical Speaker and Consultant for Merck Pharmaceuticals 2006 - Current

  • Specializing in vaccines for children and vaccines for HPV and Rotavirus

Pediatric Advisory Board Member and Clinical Speaker 2006 - Current

  • Abbott Infant Formulas
  • Specializing in infant nutrition and growth
  • Specializing in specialty formulas and Failure to Thrive therapies

Clinical Speaker and Consultant for Novartis Pharmaceuticals 2011 - 2015

  • Specializing in vaccines for children, Bexsero and Menveo
  • Member – Novartis V&D Consultancy Board

Clinical Speaker and Consultant for Rhodes Pharmaceuticals 2015 - Current

  • Specializing in treatments for ADHD

HealthTap.com Founding Medical Expert 2011 - Present

  • HealthTap.com nationally recognized Pediatrics
  • And Child Abuse Pediatrics Expert – a Founding Medical Expert

Independent Medical Review Physician/Utilization Review 2008 – Present

  • Imedecs (Independent Medical Expert Consulting Services, Inc)

Independent Medical Review Physician 2008 - Present

  • Permedion, Inc

Medical Review Specialist 2010 – Present

  • IntegriGuard, Inc

Independent Medical Review Specialist/Utilization Review 2009 – Present

  • AMR (Advanced Medical Reviews)

Physician Medical Review Specialist 2014 – Present

  • MCMC (Managing Care Managing Cost, LLC)

Independent Medical Review Specialist/Utilization Review 2013 – Present

  • MMro (Managed Medical Review Organization)

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics 2003 - 2023
  • Board Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics 2009 - 2019
  • I took these boards with the first group of physicians 
  • EVER to be Board Certified.

Professional Licensing

  • State of Michigan Educational Limited License 1999 - 2001
  • State of Michigan Medical License – Pediatrics 2003 - Present
  • Federal DEA License 2002 - Present
  • State of Ohio Medical License – Pediatrics 2002 - 2005

Professional Activities

Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006-2010

  • Co-Chair on Section on Child Abuse and Neglect

Member – Wayne County Death Review Team 2007-Present

  • Helfer Society - Membership Committee 2007-2011

Helfer Society - Annual Meeting Program Committee 2006-2011

Membership Committee – SIGCA Child Abuse Listserve 2006-Present

Membership CHAIR – SIGCA Child Abuse Listserve 2014-Present

Member – Michigan Department of Human Services 2003-Present

  • Medical Advisory Panel

Reviewer/Contributor – The Quarterly Update: Reviews of 2007-2009

  • Current Child Abuse Medical Research

Advisory Board Member, Kids-TALK, a forensic 2003-Present

  • interviewing program for child sexual abuse victims 
  • in Wayne County, MI.

State of Michigan Advisory Board Member, ChildHelp, 2007-2014

  • A national Child Abuse organization.

Chairman and Organizer, Cocktail Party Against Child Abuse 2005

  • June 1st, 2006.  To raise awareness and raise money 
  • For Kids-TALK, a forensic interviewing program
  • For child sexual abuse victims in Wayne County, MI
  • Raised over $24,000.

Chairman and Organizer, Annual Tee Off Against Child 2005

  • Abuse.  Golf outing to raise awareness and raise 
  • money for Kids-TALK, a forensic interviewing 
  • program for child sexual abuse victims in 
  • Wayne County, MI.  Raised over $60,000 to date.

Created, produced and raised money for DVD infomercial 2005-2006

  • about Kids-TALK.  DVD wins two national awards
  • called ‘Telly’s’.

Recognized as an expert in Pediatrics and Child Abuse by 2002-Present

  • States of Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, 
  • New York, New Jersey and Michigan for testimony in 
  • child abuse cases for prosecution and defense teams. 

Faculty Member for Pediatric SANE training courses at 2002-2003

  • Cincinnati Children’s’ Hospital

Website Co-Editor – Child Abuse Team section of the 2002-2003

  • Cincinnati Children’s' Hospital Medical Center 
  • Website

Member, Hamilton County Child Fatality Review Team 2002-2003

  • Hamilton County, OH

Member, Child Advocacy and Protection Team 2002-2003

  • Cincinnati Children’s’ Hospital Medical Center 

Member, Child Advocacy and Protection Team 2000-2002

  • William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Research and Publications

Available Upon Request

Honors

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Detroit Chapter
  • Distinguished Volunteer 2006 Award for Child Abuse Fundraising
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2009 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2010 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2011 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2012 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2013 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2014 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2015 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2016 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Hour Magazine Detroit – 2017 TOP DOC – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Top Votes in category
  • Health Tappy Award 2011 – www.healthtap.com
  • TOP DOCTOR – Michigan 2011
  • Health Tappy Award 2011 – www.healthtap.com
  • Most Compassionate Doctor – Michigan 2011

Special Training

  • Leadership training – 2 year long, 32 hour training program through The Advisory Board Company.  Part of initial class appointed by Ascension Health 2013-2015.
  • Leadership, Quality, Customer Service, Staff Management and Planning
  • Providing expert testimony in criminal, juvenile, and family court in cases of child abuse and neglect.
  • Audited Conference on Forensic Interviewing of Child Victims of Sexual Assault presented by The Childhood Trust, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati in November 2002.
  • Performing colposcopic examinations to evaluate children for alleged sexual abuse
  • Actively participating as a member of the multidisciplinary team that reviews child abuse clinical cases on a weekly basis.
  • Meeting with and educating prosecution and defense attorneys on pediatric physical and sexual abuse issues in pretrial and trial matters. Educating law enforcement, children’s services and legal professionals about the medical aspects of child abuse.  

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics 1997 - Present
  • Helfer Professional Society on Child Abuse and Neglect 2002 - Present
  • AAP Section on Child Abuse and Neglect 2004 - Present
  • International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse     2005 - Present
  • and Neglect 
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children 2000 - Present
  • Michigan Professional Society on the Abuse of Children 2000 - Present 
  • AAP Section on Young Physicians 2004 - Present
  • American Medical Association 1995 - 2003
  • Ambulatory Pediatrics Association 2002 – 2004

Employment History

  • Gross Anatomy Prosector, Wayne State Medical School, 1996
  • Child/Adolescent Mental Health Technician, Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI
  • 1994-1997 – Group, family and 1:1 counseling of pediatric psychiatric in-patients.

Professional Conference Attendance

  • 19th Annual Michigan Statewide Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Ypsilanti, MI October 23-24, 2000
  • 15th Annual San Diego Conference on Responding to Child Maltreatment, San Diego, CA January 22-26, 2001
  • 2003 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Seattle, WA
  • May 3-6, 2003
  • 2005 Annual San Diego Conference on Responding to Child Maltreatment, San Diego,CA, January 23-28, 2005
  • 2005 11th Annual Medical Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect; A Child Abuse Course for Physicians.  Frankenmuth, MI 48734, May 24-25th, 2005
  • 2005 Helfer Society on Child Abuse, Annual Conference on Child Abuse, 
  • New Paltz, New York, October 27th-30th, 2005
  • 2006 12th Annual Medical Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: A Child Abuse Course for Physicians.  Mt. Pleasant, MI  May 23rd-24th, 2006.
  • 2006 Helfer Society on Child Abuse, Annual Conference on Child Abuse, 
  • Asheville, NC.  November 12th-15th, 2006.
  • 2007 13th Annual Michigan Medical Advisory Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect: A Child Abuse Course for Physicians.  Kalamazoo, MI.  May 22nd-23rd, 2007.
  • 2007 Helfer Society on Child Abuse, Annual Conference on Child Abuse, 
  • Stevenson, WA.  October 21st-24th, 2007. MEMBER – Program Committee.
  • 2008 Helfer Society on Child Abuse, Annual Conference on Child Abuse, 
  • Tucson, AZ.  Sept 21st-24th, 2008.  MEMBER – Program Committee.
  • 2009 AAP PREP Board Review Course for Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Portland, OR. July 21st-25th, 2009.
  • 2011 Helfer Society on Child Abuse, Annual Conference on Child Abuse.
  • Amelia Island, FL.  April 2nd-6th, 2011 MEMBER – Program Committee

 

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