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Pediatrician Child Neglect Neglect Munchausens Syndrome Child Pornography Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Board Certified Pediatrician Child Abuse, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Neglect, Munchausens Syndrome, Child Pornography,

Expert Witness No.1716

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, 002 – 2003

  • Emergency Medicine/Child Abuse Fellowship

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
1999 - 2002

  • Pediatrics Residency Program

Professional Appointments
Medical Director - Ambulatory Pediatric Services, 2004 – Present
Medical Director - Child Protection Team, 2003 – Present
Staff Physician - Department of Pediatrics, 2003 - Present

  • Member – Hospital CME Committee, 2004 – Present
  • Member – Hospital Ambulatory Improvement Council, 2004 – Present
  • Member – Special Care Committee, 2003 – Present
  • Physician Liaison to Labor and Delivery Floor, 2003 - Present
  • 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

Clinical Speaker and Consultants, 2006-Current

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

Pediatric Advisory Board Member and Clinical Speaker, 2006-Current

  • Specializing in infant nutrition and growth

Clinical Speaker and Consultant

  • Specializing in vaccines for children and Menveo
  • Member - Novartis V&D Consultancy Board

Founding Medical Expert
Nationally recognized Pediatrics
And Child Abuse Pediatrics Expert - a Founding Medical Expert
Teaching Appointments

Full Time Teaching Faculty - Pediatric Residency Program

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

2006 - Present
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics               

2006 - Present   
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Child Abuse               

2010 – Present   
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics           

2010 - Present
Affiliate and Clinical Site Coordinator/Faculty

Board Certified in Pediatrics 2003 - 2013
Board Certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics 2009 - 2019

First Boards EVER in November 2009 - 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

  • 2006-Present Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Co-Chair on Section on Child Abuse and Neglect
  • 2007-Present Member - Wayne County Death Review Team   
  •  2007-Present Helfer Society – Membership Committee 
  • 2006-Present Helfer Society – Annual Meeting Program Committee
  • 2006-Present Membership Committee - SIGCA Child Abuse Listserve
  • 2003-Present Member - Michigan Department of Human Services Medical Advisory Panel
  • 2007-Present Reviewer/Contributor - The Quarterly Update: Reviews of Current Child Abuse Medical Research  
  • 2003-Present Advisory Board Member, Kids-TALK, a forensic interviewing program for child sexual abuse victims in Wayne County, MI.
  • 2007-Present State of Michigan Advisory Board Member, ChildHelp a national Child Abuse organization.

– 2005-Present Chairman and Organizer, Cocktail Party Against Child Abuse
– 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.

  • 2005-Present Chairman and Organizer, Annual Tee Off Against Child Abuse. Golf outing to raise awareness and raise money for Kids-TALK, a forensic interviewing program for child sexual abuse victims.
  •  2005-2006 Wayne County, MI.  Raised over $60,000 to date. Created, produced and raised money for DVD infomercial about Kids-TALK.  DVD wins two national awards called ‘Telly’s’.
  • 2002-Present Recognized as an expert in Pediatrics and Child Abuse by States of Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan for testimony in child abuse cases for prosecution and defense teams.
  • 2003-Present Recognized as an expert in Pediatrics Child Abuse in federal court for child abuse and child pornography cases.
  •  2002-Present Provide frequent expert testimony in Pediatrics and child abuse cases involving criminal and civil cases in Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.
  • 2002-2003 Faculty Member for Pediatric SANE training courses at Cincinnati Children’s’ Hospital
  • 2002-2003 Website Co-Editor - Child Abuse Team section of the Cincinnati Children’s’ Hospital Medical Center Website
  • 2002-2003 Member, Hamilton County Child Fatality Review Team Hamilton County, OH
  • 2002-2003 Member, Child Advocacy and Protection Team Cincinnati Children’s’ Hospital Medical Cente
  • 2000-2002 Member, Child Advocacy and Protection Team William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI       

Research and Publications
Available Upon Request

Professional Presentations

Available Upon Request


  • Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Detroit Chapter Distinguished Volunteer 2006 Award for Child Abuse Fundraising

Special Training

  • 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 and Neglect 2005 – Present
  • 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, MI1994-1997 - Group, family and 1:1 counseling of pediatric psychiatric in-patients.

Professional Conference Attendance

Available Upon Request