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Correctional Medicine Director Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Correctional Medicine, Corrections Department Medical Director, Board Certified Internist, Corrections General Health, Corrections Emergency Care, Corrections Specialty Care, Corrections Psychiatric Services, Corrections Obstetric Services, Corrections Gynecologic Services, Corrections Dental, Corrections Optometry, Corrections Physical Therapy

Expert Witness No. 3222

Illinois

Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 1982 – 1986

Degree Earned—MD

Winner of two month Fellowship/Clerkship in Outpatient Medicine
Ben Gurion University
Be’er Sheva, Israel

Yeshiva University
New York, NY 1977 – 1981

Degree Earned—BA with Honors

Major—Biology
Minor—Psychology
Editor-in-Chief of the official undergraduate newspaper of Yeshiva University
Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities
Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society
Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society

Postgraduate Training

Occupational Medicine Training Course (4 week course)
Cincinnati, OH Completed in March, 1999

Residency in Internal Medicine
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center
Chicago, IL 1987 – 1989

Internship in Internal Medicine
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center
Chicago, IL 1986 – 1987

Fellowship in Jewish Medical Ethics
Yeshiva University
New York, NY 1981 – 1982

Certification and Licensure

Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois
1987 – Present

American Board of Internal Medicine
1990 – Present
Certified Instructor in ACLS
Re-Certified 5/2009 1990 – 2001

Certified in ATLS
1990 – 2000

Certified in APLS
1991 – 1997

Employment & Academic Appointments

State Dept. of Corrections Nov. ’09 – present
Chief of Medical Services
Oversees all health related services and protocols for State prisons

Assistant Professor of Medicine March ’10 – present
University Of Illinois Medical Center – Chicago

An Arlington Medical Group April ’08 – July ’09
Internist – Private Practice

A Health Resources Establishment
Medical Director -A Correctional Center March ’03 – April ’08 & June 1st – present
Description:
Oversee all health care related services at facility including general health, emergency care, specialty care, psychiatric services, obstetric/gynecologic services, dental, optometry, and physical therapy.  Responsible for the oversight of all on-site medical and dental personnel.
Provide direct care to infirmary patients and 32 hours per week of primary care clinic hours.

Addus Healthcare Inc.
Attending Physician – Dwight Correctional Center Sept ’02 – March ’03
Description:
Independent contractor to provide primary care services

Associate Professor of Clinical and Emergency Medicine
Finch University of Health Sciences
The Chicago Medical School March ’01 – June ‘07

Chief Internist/Coordinator of Primary Care Services
Illinois Department of Human Services
Office of Mental Health March ‘01-August ‘02
Description:
Oversee all primary care services at ten State Psychiatric Hospitals
Develop policies and procedures related to primary care
Develop medical protocols/guidelines
Serve on Statewide Infection Control Committee
Serve on Statewide Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Coordinate education programs for primary care physicians
Establish medical linkage for discharged patients
Assist in the hiring and discharging of primary care staff
Serve on Interagency AIDS Task Force
Serve on Medical Clearance Task Force
Assistant Medical Director for Primary Care
Elgin Mental Health Center, Elgin, IL 1998 – 2001
Description:
Administrator for primary care services
Chair of Infection Control Committee
Member of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Member of Peer Review Committee (In charge of peer review of primary care staff)
Member of Executive Medical Staff

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Rush Presbyterian Medical College, Chicago, IL 1992 – 2001
Description:
Lecturer in internal medicine
Instructor in physical diagnosis course
Committee on Student Evaluations and Promotions (1997 – 1999)
Faculty Senate (1995 – 1996)

Attending Physician
Department of Internal Medicine/Section of Emergency Services
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 1989 – 2001
Description:
Clinical attending
Supervise clinical work of residents
Research
Didactic teaching
Attending in observation unit
Quality assurance
Quality Monitoring Committee (1991 – 1993)
Disaster Committee (1995 – 1997)
ACLS Instructor

Reviewer for the Journal Critical Care Medicine          1998 – 2000

Attending Physician
Emergency Department
Private Contractor—EMSCO
Edgewater Hospital, Chicago, IL 1992 – 1993

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians 1990 – Present
Association of Emergency Physicians 1998 – 2002
American College of Emergency Physicians 1992-1998
American Correctional Association January ’10 – Present

Publications and Presentations

Available upon request

Professional and Personal References

Available upon request


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