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 Expert  728542

Expert in Laser Accidents, Medical and Otherwise


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a Ph.D. physicist and has served as an expert witness on laser injury cases since 1996, He has an exceedingly strong laser backgound with 23 patents and several publications in the fields of lasers, electro-optics and medical laser accidents. He has served as a laser safety trainer and consultant for more than 25 years and has served on the ANSI Z136 consensus committee and a number of Z136 subcommittees for several years.
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laser human health effect


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Localities:
Expert S Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Sacramento, California;  Stockton, California;  Modesto, California;  Concord, California;  Vallejo, California;  Richmond, California;  Fairfield, California;  Antioch, California;  Vacaville, California;  and Reno, Nevada.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   Ph.D.   Physics   University of California, Riverside  
1966   M.S.   Physics   University of California, Riverside  
1962   B.S.   Physics   La Sierra University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2010 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Consultant

 

He is the sole proprietor and provides services including serving as a laser injury expert witness and laser safety training and consulting.

1983 to 2009

 

High-Rez Diagnostics, Inc.

 

Vice President & Consultant

 

Expert was President or Vice President of High-Rez Diagnostics, Inc. for 26 years and during this time he served as a trainer and consultant in the field of radiation (laser, radio frequency and x-ray/nuclear) safety. Since 1996 he has served as an expert witness on laser injury cases.

1980 to 1988

 

Pacific Union College

 

Professor of Physics

 

Expert was a research professor with both teaching and research responsibilities. Courses taught included biophysics and quantum mechanics, etc., and his primary research speciality was photoacoustic microscopy. It was during this period that he started training and consulting in radiation safety for High-Rez Diagnostics, Inc., the company he formed.

1962 to 1980

 

Naval Weapons Center

 

Physicist

 

As a physicist, Expert worked on several projects during this 18-year period. These projects included: 1) sea water optical properties; 2) laser, laser amplifier and laser Q-switaching development; 3) rapid wavelength tuning techniques for organic dye lasers; and 4) laser-based search & rescue system development (based on 2 patents he was awarded). During this 18-year period he was awarded 23 patents in the fields of lasers and electro-optics.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is an active member of the Laser Institute of America and serves on the ANSI Z136 consensus committee and an number of Z136 subcommittees including that for the safe use of lasers in health care facilities.

Professional Appointments

Expert was editor for the DoD publication European Scientific Notes and is a member the Z136 editorial working group.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has been awarded 23 patents in the fields of lasers and electro-optics and has an equal number of publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Proceedings of the International Laser Safety Conference  
 - The Laser Institute of America  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2010 to   U.S Department of Defense   Consultant   Performed a laser safety survey (audit) of several laser laboratories at the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL
2010 to   U.S. Navy   Radiation Safety Trainer   Trained no less than 200 employees at three Navy Research & Development facilities

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has provided consulting services in the area of laser sasfety to corporate and government groups for more than two decades.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in LSO Laser Safety According to ANSI Z136.1-2000.
Click the green button above to contact Expert S Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert S Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert S Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has served on five laser injury cases through completion and is currently working on two additional cases. These cases range from laser induced airway fires to facial injuries induced by hair removal laser systems.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in medical lasers for litigation.
  • Medical laser ablation expert for consulting on Urology--Use of Evolve Laser for BPH.
  • Urology laser expert witness for consulting on Green Light laser injury to prostate during BPH procedure.
  • Expert in RF Technology for litigation case involving false claims of machine to tighten skin.
Click the green button above to contact Expert S 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 S Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2001 to 2001   Kuwait   Expert provided both training and consulting services to the Kuwait Air Force during a 40-day period in the areas of laser, radio frequency and x-ray safety.
1997 to 1997   Kuwait   Expert provided training and consulting services to Kuwait Air Force personnel during a 40-day period in the areas of laser, radio frequency and x-ray safety.
to   Okinawa   Provided an 8-day Laser Safety Officer training course to U.S. Marine/Navy personnel stationed in Okinawa.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has developed radiation (laser, radio frequency and x-ray/nuclear) safety training courses with durations from 1/2 day to 8 days and has presented this training internationally, from Kuwait to Okinawa and throughout the U.S. Audiences included personnel working in commercial, medical, governmental and academic settings.


 

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