Pharmacologist Nutrition Health Care Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Board Certified Clinical Pharmacologist Nutrition, Clinical Pharmacologist Pharmacology, Board Certified Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Pharmacologist Nutrition Health Care, Clinical Pharmacologist Pharmacy Law,


Private Consultant in Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Practice, and Nutrition to Health Care, Education,
Publishing, Industry, Government and Law. 


Rush University Medical Center
Rush Medical College, Associate Professor of Pharmacology (Promoted 2004)
Rush University, Member of the Graduate College (appointed, 2002)
Member – Institutional Review Board 2006
Member – Subcommittee, Serious Adverse Events, Rush IRB 2006
Assistant Director of Pharmacy, October, 1976 – January, 1988

University of Illinois College of Medicine (Rockford)
Lecturer – Department of Medicine 2000 – Present

Cook County Hospital – Chicago, Il
Assistant Director of Pharmacy, 1971 – 1976


Diplomate – American Board of Clinical Pharmacology Certificate, September, 1992

Diplomate-Board of Nutrition Specialists Certified Nutrition Specialist Certificate April 19,1994


American College of Clinical Pharmacology, 2002
American College of Nutrition, 1992-present



Rush University, Chicago, IL, Master of Science, Clinical Nutrition August, 1982

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) August, 1971


University of Illinois College of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy – June, 1969 

Advanced Training 

Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Illinois Research Hospitals, July, 1969-August, 1970

Professional Organizations

American College of Clinical Pharmacology

American College of Clinical Pharmacy

American Academy of Clinical Toxicology

American College of Legal Medicine

American College of Nutrition

American Society of Pharmacy Law

American Pharmaceutical Association


Registered Pharmacist in Illinois


Faculty and Teaching Responsibilities

Rush University Medical Center/Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
Instructor in Pharmacology, 1979
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology 1983
Associate Professor of Pharmacology 2004
Facilitator‑Alternative Curriculum 1985-1999
Course Co-Director, New Drug Development and Regulation
Clinical Research/Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program 2000 – Current

University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, IL

Lecturer, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, Il

American College of Clinical Pharmacology

Chicago Medical School Intensive Board Review Course 1993
Intensive Board Review Course – April, 1994
Clinical Pharmacology, private tutorials 1995

Meharry Medical College, Visiting Professor

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Nashville, TN – October 1994

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL

Food and Drug Law
Guest Lecturer  -1988-1995, 1998

University of Illinois College of Pharmacy

Clinical Instructor  – 1974‑1976
Guest Lecturer  – 1988‑1990

Purdue University

Co‑Preceptor, Graduate Residency Program  – 1973‑1974

Mercer University, College of Pharmacy

Guest Lecturer, Drug Misadventures Course 1998-2002

Rush Presbyterian‑St. Luke’s Medical Center

Coordinator, Pharmacy Residency  – 1977‑1982; 1985‑1986

Oakton Community College, Morton Grove, IL

Course Director Pharmacology for Nurses 1976‑1984

Northern Illinois University

Department of Home Economics
Course Director Graduate Level Extension Faculty
Pharmacology and Nutrition  – 1981,1984

Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL

Adjunct Faculty Nursing Pharmacology 1976‑1984

Chicago Board of Health

Pharmacology Update‑Course Director 1983‑84

Arc Ventures, Chicago, IL

Medical Board Review Course
Lecturer in Pharmacology  – 1989

Consultant, President – Of a Pharmacist Consultant Company

Consulting firm serving government, industry, educational and health care institutions, publishers, professionals, attorneys and individuals in areas of pharmacology, pharmacy practice, and nutrition. 1978-present.

Pharmacologist Illinois Department of Public Health, Generic Drug Technical Advisory Council.

Evaluate generic equivalency for submissions to Illinois Drug Substitution Formulary. 1977-present.

Pharmacist Consultant Martin Avenue Pharmacy, Naperville.  March 2006 – present.

Consultant – Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. Niles, IL 2002 – present.

Pharmacist Consultant Damer & Cartwright Pharmacy, Chicago.  December 2003 – 2005.

Home Care Pharmacist  Loyola Home Care Pharmacy. Hickory Hills, IL  April 2003 – August,2004.

Consultant  Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Warminster, PA. 1995-present

Consultant   Patient Prescription Information. Call Our Pharmacist, Bensenville, IL Proprietary Drug Information Company providing commercial drug information to the public, law enforcement, Poison Control Centers. 1978-1990.

Senior Scientist  Triodyne Engineering, Niles, IL Forensic Pharmacology, Pharmaceuticals, and Drug
Testing 1986-1996.

Consultant  Quality Healthcare Resources (subsidiary of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). Pre-survey consultations in Home Care Clinical Pharmacy Services. Oakbrook Terrace, 11. 1990-1991.

Consultant  Pharmacy Management Systems. Drug Utilization Review. St. Louis, MO. 1990-1991.

Consultant Pharmacologist  Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Marketing, Education, and Public Aid Formulary Issues. 1987-1990.

Pharmacologist  United Mine Workers of America, District 12. Assess affects of drugs on mine workers. 1984-1986.

Director  Chicago Center for Clinical Studies, Inc (subsidiary of Pharmakinetic Labs). Established and directed activities in a contract ambulatory clinical pharmacology research center. 1983-1984.

ConsultantMedipak, Inc. (Winchester, VA.) Product development, Marketing, Advertising, Regulatory Affairs, Testing 1981-1987, 1993, 2004, 2006.

MemberCommittee on Pharmacology Education. City of Chicago, Department of Health. Evaluation of minimum didactic and clinical pharmacology requirements for nurses. 1983-1984.

ConsultantCarstens Health Industries, Chicago, IL.  Forms and Drug System Development.1982-1983.

Consultant LyphoMed, Inc., Melrose Park IL Technical Consultations in areas of prescription drug development, marketing, packaging, labeling, adverse reaction evaluations, and scientific information support. 1979-1984.

ConsultantQuad Pharmaceuticals, Indianapolis, IN. Technical Consultations in areas of prescription drug development, marketing, packaging, labeling, adverse reaction evaluations, and scientific information support. 1985-1989.

Advisor-Quality Assurance Panel, Upjohn Home Health Care. Chicago, IL 1985-1986.

Consultant-Evangelical Services Corporation, Intertech Pharmacy Services. Professional Relations, Marketing, Clinical Consulting, Home Care, Long Term Care. 1984-1990.

Member-American Pharmaceutical Association. Standards of Practice Committee. 1988-1990.

Consultant-Pharmacology and Drug Prescribing, United States Attorney, Northern District, IL.1987,1992 (with DEA).

Consultant-Pharmaceutical Card System (PCS), Drug Utilization Review Protocol Development.

ConsultantPharmacology and Drug Testing, McHenry County (IL) States Attorney. 1991-1996.

ConsultantPharmacology and Alcohol Toxicology. Village of Gurnee, IL Prosecutor. 1993.

Consultant-Pharmacology and Drug Testing, DuPage County (IL) States Attorney Office. 1989-1990.

ConsultantPharmacology and Drug Testing, Cook County (IL) States Attorney Office. 1987-1988.

Consultant-Pharmacology and Drug Prescribing, Chicago Police Department, Drug Diversion Unit.1987.

ConsultantPharmacology and Drug Testing, Chicago Transit Workers Amalgamated Engineers and
Maintenance Workers Union. 1985-1990.

Consultant– Doretti Pharmacies, Mt. Prospect, IL Long Term Care Facilities and Planning. 1987.

Consultant- Peiser’s Inc., Hillside, IL Professional, Clinical and Marketing Affairs for HiTech Home Care Supplier. 1984-1987.

Consultant Dermalab, Bensenville, IL. Pharmacology, Regulatory Affairs, and Marketing. 1987-1988.

Consultant- Becton-Dickinson, Fairfield, New Jersey. Clinical Research and Testing, Drug Delivery Devices. Professional Education. 1985-1987.

Consultant-C.R. Bard. Marketing and Product Development, Drug Delivery Devices. 1985-1986.

Consultant-Illinois Attorney General (Chicago). Prescription Fraud. 1986-1988. Alcohol Toxicology.

Consultant-American Edwards Division, Baxter Labs. Clinical Research. 1986-1988.

Consultant-Illinois Department of Mental Health. Survey pharmacy services state mental health facilities. 1976-1979.

ConsultantIllinois Department of Professional Regulation. Consultant and Expert Witness for State in Controlled Substance Prescribing and Dispensing, Medical and Pharmacy Disciplinary Cases. 1976-1980,1995, 1996.

Editorial And Publishing

Available upon request.