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 Expert  726880

Expert in Allergy Immunology and Clinical Lab Immunology


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has a varied professional life. He has a busy private practice focused on hypersensitivity and immune disorders and asthma. He has unusual experience and recognition in dealing with food allergy of all types, including peanut anaphylaxis. The practice is about evenly divided between adult and pediatric patients. He also is heavily involved in clinical research, both regulatory and investigator initiated research. He has developed clinical research protocols and consulted on regulatory research trials. Expert has been involved in these areas since his fellowship in Denver at the Fitzsimons-NJH program. Expert is a clinical professor of Pediatrics at the Paul Foster School Of Medicine.

He continues to present original clinical research and articles for publication. He has a common sense approach to the areas of his board certification, pediatrics, allergy immunology, and clinical lab immunology.

Expert has been a consultant since 1985 for several different pharmaceutical and medical industries. He has consulted for testing laboratories and served as a medical advisor and medical board member for various companies.

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agonistic drug

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antagonistic drug

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antihistamine

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atopic dermatitis

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autoimmune thyroiditis

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beclomethasone dipropionate

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biological response modifier

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bronchodilator

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clinical diagnostics

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clinical medicine

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clinical protocol

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clinical research

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clinical research management

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clinical study

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clinical trial

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clinical trial design

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diagnostic laboratory immunology

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drug

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egg

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egg hypersensitivity

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egg product

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Good Clinical Practice

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immediate hypersensitivity

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in vitro diagnostics

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leukotriene

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mast cell

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milk hypersensitivity

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nasal steroid

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nut hypersensitivity

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peanut hypersensitivity

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pediatric pharmacology

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protocol development

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respiratory hypersensitivity

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rhinitis

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seasonal rhinitis

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steroid

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topical drug

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urticaria

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wheat hypersensitivity

Expert's expertises in allergies include food allergies, skin allergies, dust and pollen allergies and allergy reactions. His major publications include topics such as infantile gastrointestinal allergy, neurological reactions to food allergies and adverse food reactions. He has studied various allergic responses to various allergens. He has assessed and evaluated pharmacological effects on allergic reactions to different allergens. He is also familiar with various allergic reactions such as skin rashes caused by the different ways of exposure such as ingestion, touch, inhaling, etc. He has also studied the relationship between headaches and migraines and allergies.
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allergen sensitization

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allergic rhinitis

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allergy

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allergy medication

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allergy pharmacology

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anaphylaxis

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angioedema

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food allergy

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drug allergy

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skin allergy

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skin test

Expert studied gastroesophageal reflux and reflex mechanism related to asthma symptoms as well as pediatric asthma. He has analyzed the airway responses during exercise and various different antibodies and immune system effects on asthma. He has investigated seasonal asthma symptoms caused by allergens. He has also studied various respiratory conditions and diseases that affect asthma.
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asthma

Expert is familiar with IgE antibodies. He has studied various immunoglobulins in regards to several different diseases and conditions including renal disease in children. He has investigated ways of measuring human blocking antibodies in order to understand the immune system better.
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cellular immunology

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clinical immunology

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humoral immunology

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immunodeficiency

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immunodiagnostics

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immunoglobulin

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immunoglobulin E

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immunotherapy


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: El Paso, Texas;  and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1968   MD   Medicine   Jefferson Medical College - Thomas Jefferson University   Alpha Omega Alpha

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1984 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Owner

 

Primary clincian

1990 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Director

 

Directs research, Usually Principal Investgator

1983 to 1984

 

US Army

 

Clincal Investigation

 

Chief

 

Led research programs at William Beaumont Army Medical Center


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, member of the American Thoracic Society, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association for Advancement of Science, County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Allergy Society, Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists, the American College of Chest Physicians, American Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians, Drug Information Association, and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. He was a past member of the Association of Military Allergists, Association of Military Surgeons, Colorado Allergy Society, and American Federation for Clinical Research, Association for the Care of Asthma, Association of Certified Immunologists and Allergists, and the American In-Vitro Allergy/Immunology Society.

Licenses/Certifications

He has three active medical licensures to practice in the states of Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. He is board certified in Pediatrics, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology/Clinical Lab Immunology. He is also certified as a Clinical Research Investigator and Trial Investigator by the IRB.

Professional Appointments

His past professional appointments include Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, and Clinical Immunologists of various institutions. He has also been a member and chairman of several committees at several hospitals including the Chairman of the Pharmacy and Infections Committee in Southwestern General Hospital. He has also been the President Elect of the American In Vitro Allergy Society for two years.

His current professional appointments include Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, adjunct Associate Professor of Biology, Clinical Associate Professor of Immunology, and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at three different medical institutions. He holds at hospital appointments at 6 different hospitals in TX regions. He has and still holds numerous editorial board positions as editor and reviewer for several regional and national journals. He is currently a medical advisor for two different groups. He is currently the director of a medical research group, director of a clinical research center, a member of the Executive Board of an Allergy and Immunology Society, and a member of the Board of Directors of a regional Allergy, Asthma and Immunology society.

Awards/Recognition

He is a life member of four different honors societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Delta Epsilon, Sigma XI, and Phi Eta Sigma. He has also received the Hugh Mahon Award by the Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, the Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Award and received the Distinguished Service Award by the ACAAI in 2006.

Medical/Professional Internships

He completed his internship at Orange County Medical Center in 1969 and his residency in pediatrics at Brooke Army Medical Center in 1971. He also completed two additional training fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Harbor General Hospital in 1975 and Allergy-Immunology in Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in 1978.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 100 publications in allergy, immunology and asthma.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1969 to 1984   United States Army   Various   Expert was in the United States Army from 1969 to 1984. He served as a physician his first 7 years at 3 different hospitals, including a hospital in Germany. He Then provided allergy and immunology service in Colorado for 3 years, then served as the Chief in Allergy and Immunology services and the Department of Clinical Investigation in Texas for four years.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has been a consultant since 1985 for several different pharmaceutical and medical industries. He has consulted for testing laboratories and served as a medical advisor and medical board member for various companies.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Immunization expert for consulting on H1N1 responsiveness.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Many years since trial experience, am consultant to Texas Medical Board on Allergy/Immunology practice cases
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Consultant to in vitro allergy diagnostic industry

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Have participated in planning meetings at local, and national level Past Chair of CME at ACAAI, present CME commitee member


 

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