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Correctional Medicine Physician, Correctional Medicine Medical Director, Desmoteric Medicine, Prison Medicine, Deliberate Indifference, Addiction Medicine, Buprenorphine Prescribing, Buprenorphine Prescribing, Medical Doctor


Board Certified, Addiction Medicine, American Board of Preventive Medicine
Board Certified, General Preventive Medicine & Public Health, American Board of Preventive Medicine
Medical Licensures: State of Washington, DEA, Buprenorphine waiver (275 limit), US Drug Enforcement Administration

Professional Experience

Private Medical Services, PLLC – Olympia, WA – 2/2021 to Present Senior Physician Advisor
•Correctional medicine expert witness services
Case investigation and analysis, report generation, deposition and trial appearances (both plaintiff and defense attorneys)
Compassionate release opinions
•Correctional medicine consulting
•Second Phoenix Recovery Clinic for opioid addiction

Capital Recovery Center – Olympia, WA – 11/2021 to 10/2022 Medical Director
•Provider and clinic supervision
•Clinical service development including buprenorphine prescribing and Hepatitis C treatment
•Special population outreach (incarcerated, pregnancy)

QTC Medical Group– Tacoma, WA – 8/2021 to 11/2021
General Practice Physician
•Compensation and pension examination for active duty and retired US Armed Forces Personnel.

Washington State Department of Corrections – Aberdeen, WA – 7/2017 – 8/2021 Facility Medical Director, Stafford Creek Corrections Center
•Supervision of staff physicians, mid-level providers, medical assistants and radiology technicians
•Direct patient care, including inpatient unit management and segregated patients
•Management of off-site specialist consultations
•Forensic investigations
•Development and implementation of statewide opioid addiction treatment program
•Special project management including pharmacy workflow, chronic care management and psoriasis treatment.
•Litigation support for Washington state Attorney General

Northwestern Medical Center – St. Albans, VT – 1/2016 – 6/2017 Medical Director, Northwestern Comprehensive Pain
•Staff physician beginning in January 2016; promoted to Medical Director April 2016
•Managed and developed opioid addiction and chronic pain clinics
•Per diem urgent care coverage
•Recipient Northwestern Medical Center Horizon Award for Exemplary Clinical Practice and Leadership

ClearChoiceMD – 3/2015 – 1/2016
Urgent Care Physician
•Diagnosis and treatment of minor emergencies
•Physical examinations (US DOT, pre-placement, school/sports)

Vermont Department of Corrections – Waterbury, VT – 12/2012 – 3/2015 Site Medical Director (Correct Care Solutions 12/12-1/15; Centurion 2/15-3/15)
•Direct patient care to inmates at four VDOC facilities
•Supervision of mid-level providers
•Statewide Medical Director on per diem/interim basis

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Corrections – 7/2011 – 11/2012 Chief Medical Officer, Warren Correctional Institution
•Direct patient care to inmates
•Management of outpatient referrals
•Supervision of mid-level providers

Vermont Department of Corrections – Waterbury, VT – 5/2010 – 6/2011 Regional Medical Director, Correct Care Solutions
•Supervision of medical and mental health services for eight correctional facilities
•Consultative services to the Department of Corrections on relevant healthcare-related issues
•Direction of state-wide Continuous Quality Improvement efforts
•Management, recruitment and mentoring of providers
•Cultivation and maintenance of relationships with the Vermont Board of Medical Practice as well as the University of Vermont Medical Center and community providers
•Maintenance of facility accreditation by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care
•Pharmaceutical formulary management
•Outpatient referral management
•Direct patient care

Maine Department of Corrections – Windham, ME 4/2009 – 4/2010 Regional Medical Director, Correctional Medical Services
•Direction and supervision of medical and mental health services at nine correctional facilities
•Consultative services to the Department of Corrections on relevant healthcare-related issues
•Management, recruitment and mentoring of providers
•Clinical guideline development including Hepatitis C and pain management
•Pharmaceutical formulary and outpatient referral management
•Direct patient care

Corporate Health Solutions, LLC – Lewis Center, OH 2/2003 – 3/2009 Primary Care / Occupational Medicine Physician
•Private physician practice with spouse, who is also a physician. Practice supported by 70% business referrals
•Adult primary care including work-related conditions
•US DOT, pre-placement and immigration examinations
•Minor surgical procedures, joint injections, and cardiac stress testing
•Plant Physician for two large corporations
•Medical file reviews and Independent Medical Examinations for the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation as well as managed care organizations, third party administrators, and attorney firms

Westar Urgent Care – Westerville, OH – 2002 – 2003
Urgent Care Physician
•Diagnosis and treatment of minor emergencies
•Physical examinations (US DOT, pre-placement, school/sports)

OhioHealth / HealthPartners – Marysville, OH – 2001 – 2002
Occupational Medicine Physician
•Diagnosis and treatment of work-related conditions for employees of Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
•Plant Physician for Honda of America Mfg, East Liberty Plant

The Ohio State University Student Health Center – Columbus, OH – 2001
Proceduralist and Primary Care Physician (part time, as needed)
•Minor surgical procedures including excision of lesions, debridement, wound repair, and wound revision
•Development of relevant treatment guidelines

Columbus City Health Department – Columbus, OH 2000 – 2001
Medical Director (per diem)
•Oversaw the Columbus City Health Department Sexual Health Clinic, providing vacation coverage for the Medical Director

Hillsborough County Sheriff – Tampa, FL 1998 – 1999
Primary Care Physician (part time), Correctional Medical Services
•Direct patient care
•Sabbatical 5/99 to 6/99 for relocation to begin preventive medicine residency

PGY2/3 General Preventive Medicine and Public Health | The Ohio State University | 1999 – 2001 Projects and Rotations: Occupational Health, OhioHealth; Health Hazard Analysis, Techneglas; Wellness and Executive Physicals, The Ohio State University; Managed Care, United Healthcare;
Maternal Mortality, Ohio Department of Health; Domestic Violence, Ohio Department of
Health; Fiscal Management, Ohio Department of Health; Legislative Analysis, Ohio Department of Health
PGY3 General Surgery | Orlando Regional Medical Center | 1997 – 1998
PGY1/2 General Surgery | University of Virginia | 1995 – 1997

Master of Public Health (M.P.H) | The Ohio State University School of Public Health | 2001
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) | University of Virginia | 1995
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Biology (Minor Chemistry) | College of William & Mary | 1991

American College of Correctional Physicians

PRESENTATIONS: Available upon request.

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