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Neuro Oncology Expert Witness

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Board Certified Neurology, Neuro Oncology, Neuro Oncology Brain Tumors, Neuro Oncology Adult,

Expert Witness No.688

Florida

Education

Antioch College; University of Arizona: B.A. – American History 1964-1968

University of Arizona College of Medicine: M.D. 1969-1973

Postdoctoral Training

Medical Internship: University of Miami Affiliated Hospitals 1973-1974

Neurology Residency: University of Colorado Medical Center Dr. James Austin, Program Director 1974-1977

Neuro-Oncology Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Dr Jerome Posner, Program Director 1977-1978

Licensure

North Carolina State Medical License 1978

Texas State Medical License 1993

Pennsylvania State Medical License 2000 (inactive)

State of Florida Department of Health 2006

Commonwealth of Virginia

Board Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners 1974
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 1980

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
 
Executive Vice-President and Physician-in-Chief,
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center 2004-2008                          

Professor and Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology      
University of South Florida Health Science Center College of Medicine 2004-2008

Professor, Department of Neurology                   
University of South Florida Health Science Center College of Medicine 2004-2008

Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research 2003 – 2004   
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research 2000 – 2003           
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
   
Professor of Neurology 2000 – 2004
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Director for Neurosciences, Duke Clinical Research Institute 1998 – 2000
Professor of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology 1992 – 1998
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center         

Professor                                1989   1992
Associate Professor                            1983   1989
Assistant Professor                            1978   1982
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine         
Duke University Medical Center

Director, Neurology Residency Training Program 1989   1992
Duke University Medical Center                 

Associate Chief 1990   1992    
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine       
Duke University Medical Center

Professional Memberships

Active member of 10 professional societies in Neurology, Oncology, Neuropathology, Clinical Research, or Medicine.

Selected Honors And Special Appointments:

Available Upon Request

SELECTED ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine:
Review Committee for Internal Research Awards (‘RAP’ grants); Promotion and Tenure Committee, Department of Medicine; Block II Medical School Design Committee; Department of Medicine Executive Committee.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute:
Chair, DIO Division Chiefs Committee; Chair, MCC Medical Group Executive Committee; Chair, Clinical Program Leaders Committee; Member, Executive Leadership Council; Member, Scientific Leadership Council; Member, Health Science Center Cabinet, University of South Florida Health Science Center; Member, Medical Executive Committee; Member, Scientific Advisory Council; Member, Corporate Compliance Steering Committee; Member, USF Physicians Group Board of Directors

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center:
Member, University of Pittsburgh Physicians (UPP) Policy Committee; Chair, Clinical Research Steering Committee; Director, Neuro-Oncology Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute; Member, General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) Advisory Committee; Member, Conflict of Interest Task Force; Chair, Bioinformatics Coordination Committee; Member, Medical School Curriculum Colloquium; Member, Health Sciences Information Systems Steering Committee; Member, Institutional Compliance Committee; Member, Biomedical Safety Institute Steering Committee; Member, Clinical Research Training Program; Chair, Committee for Oversight of Research Involving the Dead; Member, Task Force on Bioterrorism and Biopreparedness; Chair, Institutional Data and Safety Monitoring Committee; Member, Network and Telecommunications Task Force

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas:
Member, Faculty Council; Veterans’ Administration Dean’s Committee; Chairman, Mobility Foundation Center Director Search Committee; Dean’s Advisory Committee; Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Steering Committee; MSRDP Steering Committee (Faculty Practice Plan); Secretary/Treasurer and Vice Chair, MSRDP Steering Committee; Southwestern Health Systems, Clinical Advisory Council; Neuroscience Center Director Search Committee

Duke University:
Co chairman, Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar Series Committee; Member, Brain Death Committee; Animal Care and Use Committee; Institutional Review Board; Director, Neurology Residency Selection Committee; Psychiatry Chair Search Committee

American Academy of Neurology/American Neurological Association:
Chair or Director of more than 10 courses or scientific sessions at annual meetings.  Long-range
Planning Committee, Scientific Issues Committee.

Editorial Review:
   
Section Editor, Neuro-Oncology, Current Treatment Options in Neurology, Neurology Network Commentary

Editorial Board, Neuro-Oncology

Reviewer, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Annals of Neurology, Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, Cancer Research, Cancer Treatment Reports, Clinical Neuropathology, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Journal of Neuro-Oncology, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, New England Journal of Medicine, Stroke

CLINICAL PROTOCOL PARTICIPATION:

Principal investigator or co-principal investigator in more than 40 formal clinical protocols.

SELECTED GRANT SUPPORT:

    Principal Investigator on two RO1’s, one for 11 years and one for 6 years.
    Principal Investigator on one American Cancer Society Grant.
    Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on multiple NIH PO1, U01, U10 and P50 grants.
    Co-Investigator on multiple NIH RO1 grants.
    Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on multiple industry-sponsored grants.
    Principal Investigator, “Human Subjects Research Protection”.
    Principal Investigator on two T32 training grants.

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Available Upon Request

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