Ms. Barbara Barnette has 20 years of experience in Infection Control and Nursing. She earned her BSN from Ohio State University and her MSN from the University of Akron. Today, this expert is certified as a Case Manager by the Commission for Case Manager Certification, in Infection Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, and as a Legal Nurse Consultant by the...
This highly qualified expert has been a virologist for more than 40 years. She holds a PhD in Microbiology with minors in Biochemisty and Preventative Medicine. She has taught medical virology for more than 30 years at the university level and has participated in more than 70 invited lectures and presentations. This expert's work includes more than 40 publications in the virology space, more than...
Dr. Connie J. Cutler has 31 years of experience in Registered Nursing and Infection Control. She earned her BS in Biology from Villanova University and her MS in Biological Sciences from Drexel University. She also earned her BSN from Creighton University. Today, this expert is Certified in Infection Control through the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology and licensed as a...
This expert is one of the nation's leading virologists. He earned a Masters in Virology from Queen Elizabeth Medical School in England and a Phd in Microbiology from Rutgers University. He serves as a member of the editorial board for numerous top journals in the virology space, and has participated in more than 100 internationally invited lectures in the field of virology. Currently, this expert...
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What is the role of a Hospital Acquired Infection expert witness?
A Hospital Acquired Infection expert witness provides insight on standards of care, infection control protocols, and can testify on cases involving infections acquired in healthcare settings.
What types of cases can a Hospital Acquired Infection expert witness handle?
These experts can handle cases involving surgical site infections, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia, and other hospital-acquired conditions.
How can an expert witness in Hospital Acquired Infections help in medical malpractice lawsuits?
They can provide testimony on whether proper infection control measures were followed, contributing to a clearer understanding of negligence or liability issues.
Are there subspecialties within the field of Hospital Acquired Infections that an expert witness might focus on?
Yes, some experts may specialize in specific areas such as antibiotic resistance, sterilization procedures, or specific types of infections like MRSA or C. difficile.
Why is it important to have a Hospital Acquired Infection expert witness with clinical experience?
An expert with clinical experience understands the practical aspects of infection control and can offer credible testimony based on firsthand knowledge and experience.
How does Expert Institute select its Hospital Acquired Infection 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.