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dbS Productions ~ Robert Koester
Charlottesville, Virginia
P.O. Box 94, 22902


Contact:  Robert Koester
www.dbs-sar.com/expert_witness.htm
434-293-5502 Or Toll Free 800-745-1581
robert@dbs-sar.com
P.O. Box 94
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Contact:  Robert Koester
www.dbs-sar.com/expert_witness.htm
434-293-5502 Or Toll Free 800-745-1581
robert@dbs-sar.com
Robert Koester is the principal investigator in collaborative research project analyzing the characteristics of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders critical wanderers with a grant from the Virginia Center of Aging. Duties included grant writing, setting research objectives, data collection, inter-viewing, development of database, administration of cognitive tests, statistical analysis and presentation. Principal investigator in development of a methodology to determine performance measures on the effectiveness of disaster mitigation, preparation, and response. Developed managing information system for specific tasking of disaster related incidents. Teach several courses in search and rescue operations. Member of Virginia Emergency Response Team; served in the positions of State SAR Coordinator, Satellite Disaster Field Office Manager, Operations Officer, and Disaster Recovery Center Manager during disaster activations. Type I Incident Commander serving on more than 60 multi-organization emergency incidents. Directly supervise and train 5-30 staff officers on lost person/missing aircraft operations with a budget of up to $500,000 per incident.

Biography: Robert J. Koester first joined the Appalachian Search & Rescue Conference in 1981 and since then has participated in hundreds of searches. He holds a Master of Science degree in biology (neurobiology) from the University of Virginia. He is a research associate at Kingston University in London. His contributions to search and rescue include seminal research on lost person behavior (with emphasis on dementia) and the International Search and Rescue Incident Database (ISRID). A Type 1 incident commander, instructor for the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, and past president of the Virginia Search and Rescue Council (15 years), Robert has also worked for the United States Coast Guard, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Park Service, and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Author of numerous books and articles on search and rescue. He has presented in Aruba, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States.
Information:  
Alzheimers Disease,  Dementia,  Emergency Management,  Emergency Medicine,  Nursing Homes,  Search and Rescue, 


Robert Koester is the principal investigator in collaborative research project analyzing the characteristics of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders critical wanderers with a grant from the Virginia Center of Aging. Duties included grant writing, setting research objectives, data collection, inter-viewing, development of database, administration of cognitive tests, statistical analysis and presentation. Principal investigator in development of a methodology to determine performance measures on the effectiveness of disaster mitigation, preparation, and response. Developed managing information system for specific tasking of disaster related incidents. Teach several courses in search and rescue operations. Member of Virginia Emergency Response Team; served in the positions of State SAR Coordinator, Satellite Disaster Field Office Manager, Operations Officer, and Disaster Recovery Center Manager during disaster activations. Type I Incident Commander serving on more than 60 multi-organization emergency incidents. Directly supervise and train 5-30 staff officers on lost person/missing aircraft operations with a budget of up to $500,000 per incident.

Biography: Robert J. Koester first joined the Appalachian Search & Rescue Conference in 1981 and since then has participated in hundreds of searches. He holds a Master of Science degree in biology (neurobiology) from the University of Virginia. He is a research associate at Kingston University in London. His contributions to search and rescue include seminal research on lost person behavior (with emphasis on dementia) and the International Search and Rescue Incident Database (ISRID). A Type 1 incident commander, instructor for the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, and past president of the Virginia Search and Rescue Council (15 years), Robert has also worked for the United States Coast Guard, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Park Service, and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Author of numerous books and articles on search and rescue. He has presented in Aruba, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States.

Forensic Psychiatric Associates, LLC.
Jersey City, New Jersey
239 Washington Street, Suite 409, 07302


Contact:  Alberto M. Goldwaser, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.
www.forensic-psych-assoc.com
English/Spanish

201-314-8637 Or Toll Free
agoldwasermd@nyumc.org
239 Washington Street, Suite 409
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Contact:  Alberto M. Goldwaser, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.
www.forensic-psych-assoc.com
English/Spanish

201-314-8637
agoldwasermd@nyumc.org
Second Location in NEW YORK CITY.
Information:  
Alzheimers Disease,  Discrimination,  Forensic Psychiatry,  Geriatrics,  Independent Medical Examiners,  Insanity Defense,  Malingering,  Medical Malpractice,  Neuropsychiatry,  Personal Injury,  Post Traumatic Stress,  Psychiatric Malpractice,  Psychiatric Medicine,  Psychiatry,  Psychological Autopsy,  Psychology,  Psychopharmacology,  Race Discrimination,  Risk Assessment,  Sexual Abuse,  Sexual Harassment,  Suicide,  Wrongful Death, 


Second Location in NEW YORK CITY.

Elliott M. Stein, M.D.
San Francisco, California
302 Silver Avenue, 94112


Contact:  Elliott M. Stein
www.elliottsteinmd.com
415-672-9352 Or Toll Free
geripsych@aol.com
302 Silver Avenue
San Francisco, California 94112

Contact:  Elliott M. Stein
www.elliottsteinmd.com
415-672-9352
geripsych@aol.com
I am the Director of Psychiatry at the Jewish Home of San Francisco. I am the Medical Director of their Geriatric Psychiatry Hospital where we treat older individuals from all over the San Francisco Bay area and Northern California.
Information:  
Alzheimers Disease,  Assisted Living,  Contested Wills, Trusts, Estates,  Dementia,  Forensic Psychiatry,  Geriatrics,  Medical,  Medicare,  Nursing Homes,  Psychiatry,  Psychopharmacology, 


I am the Director of Psychiatry at the Jewish Home of San Francisco. I am the Medical Director of their Geriatric Psychiatry Hospital where we treat older individuals from all over the San Francisco Bay area and Northern California.

Denise Dougherty, Speech Pathologist
Indiana, Pennsylvania
PO Box 1155, 15701


Contact:  Denise L Dougherty, MA, CCC-SLP
www.dldspeechpath.com
724-388-2145 Or Toll Free
doughertysppath@gmail.com
PO Box 1155
Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701

Contact:  Denise L Dougherty, MA, CCC-SLP
www.dldspeechpath.com
724-388-2145
doughertysppath@gmail.com

Denise Dougherty's CV

Ms. Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, PA, where she provides speech evaluations and therapy with children and adults. She is licensed in Pennsylvania and provides therapy for clients throughout the United States and overseas. She is a past President of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), received the Academy’s 2007 Honor Award for her achievements and 2014 AAPPSPA Award of Excellence. Ms. Dougherty is a member of the Technical Experts Panel for Quality of Insights of Pennsylvania, working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. Denise is a co-editor of Private Practice Essentials: a Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists. Denise works as a legal consultant/expert witness in litigation involving dysphagia and negligence/malpractice.
Information:  
Alzheimers Disease,  Dementia,  Forensic Speech Pathology,  Rehabilitation,  Stroke, 


Denise Dougherty's CV

Ms. Dougherty owns and operates a private practice in Indiana, PA, where she provides speech evaluations and therapy with children and adults. She is licensed in Pennsylvania and provides therapy for clients throughout the United States and overseas. She is a past President of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA), received the Academy’s 2007 Honor Award for her achievements and 2014 AAPPSPA Award of Excellence. Ms. Dougherty is a member of the Technical Experts Panel for Quality of Insights of Pennsylvania, working on initiating quality measures for CMS to improve effectiveness, efficiency, economy and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. Denise is a co-editor of Private Practice Essentials: a Practical Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists. Denise works as a legal consultant/expert witness in litigation involving dysphagia and negligence/malpractice.