Drug Abuse Expert Witnesses

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Drug abuse expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including psychology, psychiatry, addiction medicine, social work, and pharmacology. Some of the most common drug abuse expert witness specialties also include substance abuse counseling, forensic toxicology, clinical pharmacology, and behavioral health. They can opine on the effects of drug addiction on mental health, the impact of substance abuse on family dynamics, the role of prescription drugs in addiction, the effectiveness of various treatment modalities, and the societal implications of drug abuse.

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Anasseril Easo Daniel, DLFAPA, MBBS, MDView profile

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Dr. Anasseril Easo Daniel, DLFAPA, MBBS, MD

Dr. Anasseril E. Daniel has over 49 years of experience in the field of Child and Forensic Psychiatry. He earned his MBBS from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram. He completed a residency in Adult Psychiatry and a fellowship in Child Psychiatry from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Today, this expert is board certified in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert served...

Developmental Disabilities & Administrative Negligence Expert Witness | LouisianaView profile

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Developmental Disabilities & Administrative Negligence Expert Witness | Louisiana

This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities as an administrator of health, education, and human services agencies. He earned his BS and MS in special education from Arkansas State University and a PhD in psychology and special education from St. Louis University. He is active in his field as a member of the American...

Lloyd Stephen Davis, MDView profile

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Dr. Lloyd Stephen Davis, MD

Dr. Lloyd Davis has 38 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He earned his BS in Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, he went on to complete two residencies in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General...

Psychiatric Social Work and Women’s Mental Health Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Psychiatric Social Work and Women’s Mental Health Expert Witness | California

This highly-qualified social worker has more than 20 years of experience in her field, working in various settings such as residential treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, domestic violence shelters, and outpatient mental health clinics. She earned her BS in social work from Northern Arizona University before earning her MS in social work from the University of Southern California. This...

Irfan Mohammad Altafullah, MBBSView profile

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Dr. Irfan Mohammad Altafullah, MBBS

Dr. Irfan M. Altafullah has over 35 years of experience in the field of Neurology. He received his BS from St. Francis de Sales College, his MBBS from the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Neurology at Government Medical College Hospital in Nagpur and his Postdoctoral Training at UCLA Brain...

Psychology Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Psychology Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This certified clinical psychologist is a fellow of such prestigious professional societies as the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and has been fellowship trained at among the top institutions for psychiatry in the country. He is published in his field, and practices both in a hospital setting and in private practice.

David Faust, PhDView profile

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Dr. David Faust, PhD

Dr. David Faust has 42 years of experience in the field of Psychology. He earned his BA in Psychology from Alfred University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University. After completing his internship in Neuropsychology, he went on to complete his fellowship in Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota System. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Rhode Island and is a...

Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Health Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Health Expert Witness | New York

This expert has been practicing for over 40 years and has experience in both hospital and ambulatory care settings. A Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist, she has been honored as a Fellow of both the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. A Former President of the...

Jack N. Spector, ABPP-CN, PhDView profile

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Dr. Jack N. Spector, ABPP-CN, PhD

Dr. Jack N. Spector has 37 years of experience in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology. He earned his BA in Psychology from Temple University and his MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Louisville. He did his internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of...

Cerebral Palsy Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Cerebral Palsy Expert Witness | New York

As a Residence Case Manager for a major Cerebral Palsy corporation, this expert supervised staff at two residential locations and managed the cases for up to 12 consumers, preparing all program documentation for consumers based on Residential Habilitation Plans and Office for People With Developmental Disabilities regulations Currently, and since January 2010, this expert is a Director at United...

Harrison Graham Pope Jr, MD, MPHView profile

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Dr. Harrison Graham Pope Jr, MD, MPH

Dr. Harrison G. Pope Jr. has over 44 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. He earned his BA and MPH from Harvard University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. Today, this expert is board-certified in Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical...

Social Work  Mental Health  & Child Protective Services Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Social Work Mental Health & Child Protective Services Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This highly qualified expert has 22 years of experience in Child Protective Services, Mental Health, & Addiction. She earned a PhD from Rutgers University and has a broad array of expertise including Child Welfare, Behavioral Health, Diversity issues, Institutional, and Evaluation services. She is a professor at a PA University, the Executive Directorof a social services nonprofit organization...

Jerry Jack Tomasovic, MDView profile

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Dr. Jerry Jack Tomasovic, MD

Dr. Jerry J. Tomasovic has 54 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Neurology. He earned his BS from the University of Chicago and his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Pediatrics at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Neurology at the UCHealth University of Colorado...

Mental Health Services Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Mental Health Services Expert Witness | New Jersey

This expert has 18+ years of experience in the supportive housing and managed care fields. Currently, he serves as the executive director of an organization that combats homelessness in northern New Jersey; this line of works brings him into continuous contact with clients suffering from mental illness, substance abuse issues.

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Steven Ira Dyckman, MDView profile

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Dr. Steven Ira Dyckman, MD

Dr. Steven Ira Dyckman has 21 years of experience in the field of Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University and his Doctor of Medicine from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. After completing his residency in Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Child and...

Mental Health Administration Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Mental Health Administration Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert earned his BA from University of California, Irvine and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been a practicing psychologist for over 5 years and has gained a vast range of experience in various settings across California. He is active in his field as an author, presenter, and member of local psychological associations. Formerly, he...

Charles Horn Kellner, MDView profile

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Dr. Charles Horn Kellner, MD

Dr. Charles H. Kellner has 40 years of experience in the field of Geriatric Psychiatry. He earned his BA in Italian from Cornell University and his MD from Weill Medical College Cornell University. After completing his internship in Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, he went on to complete a residency in Psychiatry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also completed his Research Fellowship in...

Social Work & Mental Health Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Social Work & Mental Health Expert Witness | Florida

This expert has considerable experience in organizational compliance oversight for mental health facilities. She earned her B.A. in Criminal Justice and her Master's in Health Administration from Saginaw Valley State University. The expert is a credentialed LBSW and QMHP and QIDP in the state of Michigan, here she worked in the mental health field for 12 years. Most recently, she was a Support...

Jeff Alan Sugar, FAPA, MDView profile

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Dr. Jeff Alan Sugar, FAPA, MD

Dr. Jeff A Sugar has 34 years of experience in the field of Psychiatry. He earned his BA from the New College of Florida and his MD from the UCSF School of Medicine. After completing both an internship in Psychiatry and Rotating Medicine and a residency in Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Child Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at...

Social Work Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Social Work Expert Witness | Texas

This highly qualified expert received her BA in Psychology and her MS in Clinical Social Work from the University of Texas-Pan American. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and she is a certified Family Trauma Professional, Suicide Prevention Counselor and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). This expert previously worked as Supervisor II for the Texas Department of Family and Protective...

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Drug Abuse Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a drug abuse expert witness in legal proceedings?

A drug abuse expert witness provides specialized knowledge on substance misuse, addiction, treatment methods, and related medical issues. They can offer critical insights to support or challenge evidence in court.

What types of cases might require a drug abuse expert witness?

Cases involving DUI/DWI, wrongful death due to overdose, malpractice in addiction treatment, child custody disputes, and workplace drug policy violations often require a drug abuse expert witness.

How can a drug abuse expert witness assist in a medical malpractice case?

In medical malpractice cases, a drug abuse expert can evaluate if standard care was provided during addiction treatment or if negligence led to harmful outcomes like overdose.

Are there subspecialties within the field of drug abuse that an expert witness may focus on?

Yes, some experts specialize in specific areas such as opioid addiction, alcoholism, adolescent substance abuse, or dual diagnosis (co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders).

Why is it important for a drug abuse expert witness to have clinical experience?

Clinical experience allows the expert to provide firsthand knowledge about the effects of drugs, treatment protocols, and patient behavior. This lends credibility to their testimony.

How does Expert Institute select its Drug Abuse expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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