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Chemistry expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including pharmaceuticals, environmental science, forensic analysis, materials science, and chemical engineering. Some of the most common specialties among chemistry expert witnesses also include toxicology, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, and physical chemistry. They have provided opinions on the effects of drug interactions, chemical exposure and toxicity, environmental contamination, material failure due to chemical reactions, and the validity of forensic evidence.

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Michael A. Marletta, PhDView profile

ID: 43831

Dr. Michael A. Marletta, PhD

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California

Dr. Michael Marletta has over 35 years of experience in Chemistry and Cell and Molecular Biology. He earned his BA in Biology and Chemistry from the State University of New York Fredonia and his PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of California San Francisco. He then went on to train as an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Formerly, this expert...

Chemistry Expert WitnessView profile

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Chemistry Expert Witness

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Illinois

This highly-qualified expert has nearly 50 years of experience as a chemist. He received his BS in chemistry from the University of Illinois before earning his MS in organic chemistry from the University of Minnesota and his PhD in organic chemistry from Loyola University. Throughout his extensive career, he has gained experience in several facets of chemistry, including industrial chemicals,...

Ron Najafi, PhDView profile

ID: 546999

Dr. Ron Najafi, PhD

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California

Dr. Ron Najafi has over 30 years of experience in Biopharmaceuticals and Analytical Chemistry. He earned his BS and MS in Chemistry from the University of San Francisco and his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of California Davis. Formerly, this expert served as the CEO and Founder of NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc and CP Lab Safety. Currently, this expert is the CEO, President, and...

Clinical Science Expert WitnessView profile

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Clinical Science Expert Witness

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Ohio

She focuses on the clinical aspects of science, but also on quality and patient safety, which makes her a perfect fit for this case. She is a member of numerous institutional, national, and international professional societies, and has created societies as well. She has been published in medical journals and books over 60 times and holds editorial position for many medical journals. She’s...

Swee Lian Tan, FACS, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 1289518

Dr. Swee Lian Tan, FACS, MD, PhD

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Washington

Dr. Swee Lian Tan has 29 years of experience in the field of Vascular Surgery. She earned her BA from Bryn Mawr College, her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her MD from Harvard Medical School. After completing a residency in Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, she went on to complete a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Hospital of the...

Analytical Chemistry and Concrete Materials Expert WitnessView profile

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Analytical Chemistry and Concrete Materials Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This expert has over 36 years of experience for the research, development, and performance of chemical admixtures for the concrete construction industry. He has a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from University of Massachusetts - Lowell and has authored 45 publications and 19 patents in the field of analysis and performance of concrete admixtures. He now consults and lectures on all aspects of...

Digby test Macdonald, PhDView profile

ID: 6072878

Dr. Digby test Macdonald, PhD

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Florida

Dr. Digby MacDonald has over 52 years of experience in Nuclear Engineering. He earned both his BS and MS in Chemistry from the University of Auckland. He also completed his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Calgary. He is also active in his field as a member of several professional societies including the Electrochemical Society, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers...

Chemical Analysis Expert WitnessView profile

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Chemical Analysis Expert Witness

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This expert has over 25 years of experience in analytical chemistry including pharmaceutical development. With a Ph.D. from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he has published in analytical and physical chemistry. His previous positions include various lead positions of research and development as well as analytical testing. He currently serves as a Senior Vice President of an...

Andrew Gale Salmon, PhDView profile

ID: 6090772

Dr. Andrew Gale Salmon, PhD

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California

Dr. Andrew G. Salmon has over 45 years of experience in the field of Environmental Toxicology. He earned his BA, MA, and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford. Formerly, this expert served as Chief and Senior Toxicologist of the Air Toxicology and Risk Assessment Section for the State of California Environmental Protection Agency. Currently, this expert is an independent consultant...

Laboratory and Chemical Safety Expert WitnessView profile

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Laboratory and Chemical Safety Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This expert has over 40 years of experience in laboratory safety with over 30 years of serving as litigation support for school science accidents. Previously the Chairman for the Division of Chemical Health and Safety at the American Chemical Society, he has authored guidelines for laboratory safety, which have been distributed worldwide. He currently serves as President and CEO of a major...

Daniel Joseph McCoy, PhDView profile

ID: 6498065

Dr. Daniel Joseph McCoy, PhD

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Indiana

Dr. Daniel J. McCoy has over 50 years of experience in the fields of Toxicology, Forensics, and Chemical Processes. He earned his BS in Chemistry from Marian College and his Ph.D. in Toxicology from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Formerly, this expert served as the Laboratory Director at Acculab, as the Laboratory Director at Mission Toxicology, LLC, and as the Laboratory Director at...

Toxicology  Pesticides and Risk Expert WitnessView profile

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Toxicology Pesticides and Risk Expert Witness

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California

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Massachusetts

This highly qualified toxicologist earned his PhD in Toxicology at Oregon State University, as well as a BS at the University of Texas and MS in Applied Environmental Sciences at the University of North Texas. He has served on several expert panels with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Academies of Science and other scientific agencies and government organizations. He has a...

Robert G Kaley II, PhDView profile

ID: 6538436

Dr. Robert G Kaley II, PhD

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Missouri

Dr. Robert G. Kaley, II has 48 years of experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry. He earned his BS in Chemistry from Purdue University and both his MS and Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Illinois Chicago. Formerly, this expert served as an Analytical Chemist and as the Director of Environmental Affairs for the Monsanto Company. He also served as the Director of...

Occupational Health Expert WitnessView profile

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Occupational Health Expert Witness

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Florida

This expert holds a Doctoral Degree in Health Science from the AT Still Osteopathic Medical University and a Master's Degree in Public Health, with a concentration in Disaster Medicine. Additionally, he is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, along with being a Certified Safety Professional. His areas of expertise are the chemistry of hazardous materials and chemical microscopy.

Carla Turner Kagel, PhDView profile

ID: 6805383

Dr. Carla Turner Kagel, PhD

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California

Dr. Carla T. Kagel has 40 years of experience in Analytical Chemistry and Consumer Product Testing and Analysis. She earned her BS in Biochemistry from Clemson University and her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Idaho. Formerly, she served as the Director of Analytical Services at the Environmental Research Group and at Woodward-Clyde Consultants as a Senior Project Chemist,...

Laundry and Fabric Expert WitnessView profile

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Laundry and Fabric Expert Witness

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Illinois

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New York

This highly qualified expert has been involved in the Laundry/Dry Cleaning industry his entire life. He has written numerous articles in the industry, he has been published in a number of manuals/publications, and has been quoted by respected news agencies including Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. This expert has consulted for hundreds of laundry facilities,...

Harmon AbrahamsonView profile

ID: 3941

Dr. Harmon Abrahamson

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North Dakota

This highly qualified chemistry expert has over 40 years of experience in the field. He earned his BS from the University of Minnesota and his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an active member of the American Chemical Society, and has lectured nationally and internationally on his chemistry research. Formerly, he served as an assistant professor of chemistry at the...

Chemistry Expert WitnessView profile

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Chemistry Expert Witness

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California

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Florida

This expert has over 40 years of experience as a chemist. His research interests include electrochemistry, corrosion science, and physical chemistry. Elected as a Fellow of various organizations including the Institute of Corrosion, he was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He currently serves as Professor in Residence in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at a...

Jeffrey LongView profile

ID: 4144

Dr. Jeffrey Long

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California

This highly qualified chemistry expert has more than 20 years of experience. He completed his BA in chemistry and mathematics at Cornell and his PhD in chemistry at Harvard. He is active in the field with numerous publications and as a member of professional organizations like the Institute for Chemical Research. He previously served as an associate professor of chemistry at UC Berkeley and as a...

CNS Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology Expert WitnessView profile

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CNS Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology Expert Witness

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Tennessee

This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the field of neuropharmacology. He received his PhD degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and completed his fellowship training at Harvard University. He is a member of various professional associations, including the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and the American Chemical Society. He has...

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Chemistry Expert Witness FAQs

A chemistry expert witness provides scientific analysis and testimony in cases involving chemical substances, reactions, or processes. They can clarify complex chemical concepts for the court.

Chemistry expert witnesses are often needed in product liability cases, environmental litigation, patent disputes, criminal cases involving drugs or toxins, and industrial accidents.

Yes, a chemistry expert can provide crucial insights in pharmaceutical litigation by analyzing drug composition, interactions, side effects, and manufacturing processes.

Absolutely. Subspecialties can include organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, forensic chemistry, and more. The right expert depends on your case's specific needs.

A forensic chemistry expert can analyze evidence such as drug substances, trace materials or explosives. Their findings can be pivotal in proving guilt or innocence.

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