Consulting

Consulting

Audiological Consulting

Current and Completed Consulting Projects:

Product Development

Boston Children’s Hospital (Boston, MA): Jan 2007 – Jan 2008, developed EMR-compatible tablet-PC based Electronic Audiogram in collaboration with Mi-Co (RTP, NC); product launched Jan 2008, with a result of 7% increase in patient volume across sites that adopted the technology, relative to paper-based audiometric documentation.

Personics Labs (Boca Raton, FL): Jan 2007 – present; technical consulting, business development, intellectual property review.

Lantos Technologies, Inc. (Wakefield, MA): Oct 2010 – Dec 2013; clinical applications, business development, technical review and customer requirements development.

Boston Children’s Hospital (Boston, MA): Feb 2012 – Dec 2013; secured external investment to fund development of EMR-compatible iOS audiogram application, technical work and clinical applications in collaboration with BWorks, LLC (North Chelmsford, MA); product launched Feb 2015

Agilis Health, Inc. (Cambridge, MA): Jan 2013 – present; technical consulting, technical writing, business development, clinical applications.

 

Scientific Advisory Board

Personics Labs, Chair: Jan 2007 – Dec 2009.
http://www.personicslabs.com/

Children’s Oncology Group (Monrovia, CA): Jan 2008-. Clinical ototoxicity grading and monitoring working group member. http://www.childrensoncologygroup.org/

2013 – Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Anida Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
http://www.anidapharma.com/

2013 – Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Agilis Health, Cambridge, MA
http://www.agilishealth.com/

2014 – Member, Scientific Advisory Board
OtoSense, Cambridge, MA
http://www.otosense.com/

 

Acoustical Measurements

WGBH television (Boston, MA): Feb 2007. Noise survey, OSHA regulations and safety recommendations for noise-exposed workers.

All Time Low, professional touring and recording artists (Baltimore, MD): Jan 2009. Noise survey at The Middle East (small concert venue, Boston, MA). Sound exposure assessment for ambient (house main loudspeakers) and in-ear monitor dosimetry, safety recommendations for performers and audio engineer.

Tufts School of Dental Medicine (Boston, MA): October 2014. Noise survey conducted on dental school faculty for DentalInnovations, LLC (Boston, MA) and Etymotic Research, Inc. (Elk Grove Village, IL) to support product development for electronic hearing protection device.

Agilis Health, Inc. (Cambridge, MA): December 2014. Earphone calibration (re: ANSI S3.6-2004) for automated audiometry iOS app.

 

Clinical program review

Cook Children’s Medical Center, Audiology (Fort Worth, TX): February 2010. Reviewed clinical practice and protocols, patient scheduling, advised organizational structure, insurance billing, and staffing salary and productivity expectations.

 

Expert Witness

Bluetooth Headset Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1822, Case No. C07-1822 DSF (Class Action product liability); for the plaintiff.

Burns v. DLC Corp. and Whitesnake Tours, Inc., Suffolk Superior Court, Civil Action No. SUCV2006-00954-G (personal injury); for the plaintiff.

Feingold v. New World Theater and Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Inc., Chicago, IL (personal injury); for the plaintiff

Hari Hassin v. Blue Man Boston Production, LTD, Boston, MA (worker’s compensation); for the plaintiff

Samantha Martinez vs. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, et al., Chicago, IL (medical malpractice); for the plaintiff

ELLEN JO WEISMAN v. PARTNERS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC., NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER and CHARTER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, Boston, MA (Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination); for the plaintiff

Phillip Miller against United Airlines Court #: 06 L 13601, Chicago, IL (personal injury); for the defendant

Shantice Tillery et al. v. CHOP, et al. Philadelphia County C.C.P. December term 2011, No. 2168, Philadelphia, PA (medical malpractice); for the plaintiff

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