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Expert No. 3173

Advanced Practice Nurse, Board Certified 
Adult Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified 
Pain Management RN-BC
College of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA)    
Associates of  Science    1994    
Registered Nursing Degree
University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)    Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing    1995    
Nursing
University of California San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)    Masters of Science    2002    
Adult Nurse Practitioner

Education/Training
Academic Affiliations
2007-present    Volunteer Clinical Preceptor, Department Nursing, UCSF, San Francisco, CA.
Professional Experience
2014 – present    Master Faculty for Advanced Pharmacology for American Society for Pain Management Nursing
2009-present    Independent Contractor: Medical Expert Witness on Issues related to Pain Management/Treatment
2003-2005/2007-present    Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management, Stanford Health Care, Stanford, CA.
2005-2007    Nurse Practitioner, Interventional Radiology, Stanford Health Care, Stanford, CA.
2002-2003    Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford Health Care, Stanford, CA.
1996-2002    Staff Nurse III, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Stanford Health Care, Stanford, CA.
1995-1996    Registered Nurse, ABJ Surgery Center, Inc., Burlingame, CA.
1995-1996    Registered Nurse, The Surgical Associates of the Peninsula, San Mateo, CA.

Professional Societies
Member    American Academy Pain Management
Member    American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Member    American Pain Society
Member    California Association for Nurse Practitioners
Member    American Society for Pain Management Nursing

Advisory Boards/Committees
Pain Management Advisory Council – McNeil Consumer Health Care
Strategic Advisory Council – Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Interdisciplinary Practice Committee – Stanford Health Care
Advanced Practice Provider: Shared Governance Council – Stanford Health Care
Industry Affiliations
Allergan Pharmaceuticals – Neuroscience    Speakers Bureau
Depomed Pharmaceuticals    Speakers Bureau
Purdue Pharmaceuticals    Nurse Practitioner Led Pain Management Workshop Lecture Series – non-branded

Certifications/Awards
ANCC certification as Adult Nurse Practitioner since 2002
ANCC certification Pain Management Nursing since 2014
AHA BLS – Instructor since 2005
Advanced Practice Provider of the Year 2015 – Stanford Health Care

Publications and Original Research
Available upon request

Selected Invited Presentations (chronological): Past 5 years

  • 2016 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium: Non-opioid Pharmacology for Pain Management
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2016 National Conference: Non-Opioid Pharmacology for Pain Management
  • AANP 2016 National Conference: Updates in Cannabinoid Science: A Critical Review of Select Literature
  • American Headache Society 2016 Scientific Meeting: “The Bridge Program”  Acute Treatment Strategies in Adults and Pediatric Patients
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants 2016 Annual Education Conference: Demystifying Pain Management
  • National Conference for Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference: The Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis & Management
  • NCNP 2016 Annual Conference: Updates in Cannabinoid Science: A Critical Review of Select Literature
  • Northern Association of Pain Psychologists meeting: Updates in Cannabinoid Science
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners 39th Annual Conference: Safe Opioid Prescribing – How, When & When NOT to prescribe
  • Stanford Primary Care Associates Physician Assistant Program: Pain as a Chronic Disease
  • Pain Week 2015: Virtual Reality: Does it have a Role in Pain Management
  • Pain Week 2015: Demystifying Pain Management – One case at a time
  • Stanford Healthcare: Department of Continuing Education: Advanced Practice Provider Education Series, Cannabinoids
  • 2015 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium: Migraine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment, Keystone
  • 2015 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium: Pain Management Overview: A Case-based Presentation, Keystone
  • Stanford Center for Advanced Practice, Controlled Substance Course for Advanced Practice Providers: Assessment, Evaluation & Management of Pain, and Selected Case Studies
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2015 National Conference: Migraine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment
  • AANP 2015 National Conference: Solving the Mystery of Back Pain, New Orleans
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants 2015 Annual Education Conference: Update in Cannabinoid Science: A Critical Review of the Literature
  • Acute Care Education: Summit for Clinical Excellence – Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis and Management
  • Acute Care Education: Summit for Clinical Excellence – Science of Cannabinoids: A Critical Review of Selected Literature
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners 38th Annual Conference: Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis and Management
  • CANP 38th Annual Conference: Pain Management – workshop
  • CANP 38th Annual Conference: Updates in Migraine
  • CANP 38th Annual Conference: Science of Cannabinoids: A Critical Review of Selected Literature
  • Stanford Primary Care Associates Physician Assistant Program: Pain as a Chronic Disease
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine – 13th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting: History and Physical Exam for Pain Patients
  • ASRA 13th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting: Opioid Therapy
  • American Society for Pain Management Nursing 24th National Conference: Migraine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment
  • ASPMN 24th National Conference: Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis and Management
  • ASPMN 24th National Conference: Science of Cannabinoids: A Critical Review of Selected Literature
  • 2014 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium: Science of Cannabinoids: A Critical Review of Selected Literature
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners 29th Annual Conference: Migraine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment
  • AANP 29th Annual Conference: Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis and Management
  • AANP 29th Annual Conference: Science of Cannabinoids: A Critical Review of Selected Literature
  • AANP 29th Annual Conference: Pain Management Overview: A Case-based Approach
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners 37th Annual Conference: Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis and Management
  • CANP 37th Annual Conference: Science of Cannabinoids: A Critical Review of Selected Literature
  • CANP 37th Annual Conference: Migraine – workshop, Newport Beach
  • ASPMN Northern California Chapter: Overview of Chronic Pain Management, San Francisco
  • Stanford Primary Care Associates Physician Assistant Program: Overview of Chronic and Acute Pain Management
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners 28th Annual Conference: Headache Management
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics: Department of Continuing Education, Pain, Delirium & Advance Care Planning: Interventional Pain Management
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics: Department of Continuing Education: Advanced Practice Provider Education Series, Acute and Chronic Pain Management
  • Nurse Practitioners of Oregon 35th Annual Education Conference, Headache Management Simplified
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics: Department of Continuing Education, 4rd Annual Innovations with Pain Management: Role of Medications
  • American Society of Pain Management Nursing 22nd National Conference: Medicinal Marijuana
  • ASPMN 22nd National Conference: Fibromyalgia Syndrome
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics: Department of Continuing Education, 4th Annual Innovations with Pain Management: Role of Medications
  • Nurse Practitioners of Oregon 34th Annual Education Conference, Cutting Edge Spotlight: The Medical, Legal & Ethical Consequences of Medicinal Marijuana
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners 26th Annual Conference:  Medicinal Marijuana
  • AANP 26th Annual Conference:  Fibromyalgia Syndrome
  • Department of Pulmonary Medicine: Stanford University Medical Center, CF Discovery Series Grant Supported Education Offering & Webcast:  Pain Management in Patient’s with Cystic Fibrosis
  • NPO 34th Annual Education Conference: The Fibromyalgia Syndrome: How Far Have We Come in Our Understanding and Treatment
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners 34th Annual Conference:  Fibromyalgia Syndrome
  • CANP 34th Annual Conference: Cutting Edge Spotlight: The Medical, Legal & Ethical Consequences of Medicinal Marijuana
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics: New Graduate Registered Nursing Residency Program, Overview Pain Management
  • Selected Upcoming Lectures
  • PAINWeek 2016 Conference: Complex Cases in Pain Management
  • PAINWeek 2016 Conference: Low Pressure Headaches: What Are You Missing?
  • PAINWeek 2016 Conference: The Role of the Advanced Practice Provider in the Acute Care Settings
  • American Headache Society: “The Bridge Program – A Comprehensive Headache Education Program”  Acute Treatment Strategies in Adult and Pediatric Patients
  • National Conference for Nurse Practitioners Fall Conference: The Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Updates in Diagnosis & Management

 

 

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