Consultant/expert for civil and criminal matters involving physical abuse, sexual abuse, child neglect, child product usage and life care planning. Professor of Pediatrics with publications and research. Actively practicing board certified child abuse pediatrician (22 years experience) as medical director of regional Child Abuse Pediatrics program at children’s hospital/trauma center and Child Advocacy Center. Expert in alleged “missed abuse” by agencies/hospitals/schools and consulting for exposure including sexual abuse/assault, physical abuse (abusive head trauma, fractures, bruising, fatalities), and neglect. Further qualifications as a certified life care planner to assess special damages related to traumatic brain injury cases. Balanced testimony experience for criminal, family, and civil (malpractice and product liability) matters. Contact by clicking here.
Actively practicing Ph.D. forensic interview expert with clinical and academic qualifications in child sexual and physical abuse within child abuse investigation and foster care. Unique qualifications for abuse in individuals with disabilities. Over 30 years experience working within the child welfare system. Well rounded testimony experience on child forensic interview protocols documentation (notes, audio tapes and/or video tapes), suggestibility, delayed disclosure, coaching, interview bias, and multi-disciplinary team protocols. Specialized expertise on cases involving children with developmental disabilities. Significant experience working with child protective services and law enforcement in the evaluation of potential child abuse case. Contact by clicking here.