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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.

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 for over 33 years.
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 for over 33 years.

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.

Michael S. Cohen, Ph.D., ABPP
Norwalk, Connecticut
10 Wall Street, 06850


Contact:  Michael S. Cohen, Ph.D., ABPP
www.michaelcohenphd.com
203-360-2354 Or Toll Free 203-381-9396
Mcohen.abpp@gmail.com
10 Wall Street
Norwalk, Connecticut 06850

Contact:  Michael S. Cohen, Ph.D., ABPP
www.michaelcohenphd.com
203-360-2354 Or Toll Free 203-381-9396
Mcohen.abpp@gmail.com
Dr. Cohen is a Licensed Psychologist in Connecticut, New York, and California. Dr. Cohen is Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and Dr. Cohen holds the Clinical Proficiency in Personality Assessment from the Society for Personality Assessment. Dr. Cohen is a Graduate of Harvard University (Ed.M.) and the University of California, Berkeley (M.A., Ph.D.) Dr. Cohen completed an advanced postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Cohen provides disability consultation services to families, regional school districts and businesses and Dr. Cohen provides comprehensive disability focused forensic consultation services to legal counsel.
Information:  
Dementia,  Disability,  Neuropsychology,  Psychology, 


Dr. Cohen is a Licensed Psychologist in Connecticut, New York, and California. Dr. Cohen is Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and Dr. Cohen holds the Clinical Proficiency in Personality Assessment from the Society for Personality Assessment. Dr. Cohen is a Graduate of Harvard University (Ed.M.) and the University of California, Berkeley (M.A., Ph.D.) Dr. Cohen completed an advanced postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Cohen provides disability consultation services to families, regional school districts and businesses and Dr. Cohen provides comprehensive disability focused forensic consultation services to legal counsel.

NeuroCare Institute of Central Florida
Winter Park, Florida
1890 State Road 436 Suite 255, 32792


Contact:  Hal S Pineless
www.neurocareinstitute.com
407-256-2561 Or Toll Free
neuroexpert@pineless.com
1890 State Road 436 Suite 255
Winter Park, Florida 32792

Contact:  Hal S Pineless
www.neurocareinstitute.com
407-256-2561
neuroexpert@pineless.com
Dr. Pineless received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981. He performed a rotating medical internship at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital and the Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center, from 1981 to 1982. He then completed his neurology residency at the VA Hines Hospital, Hines, IL, and at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, from 1982 to 1985. Dr. Pineless served on the faculty of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Neurology from 1985 to 1986. He is listed in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who's Who in America. Dr. Pineless has been in practice in the Orlando area since 1986. Dr. Pineless was the president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2012–2013. Dr. Pineless also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine. Dr. Pineless is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, and the American Society of Neurorehabilitation. He is an active member of numerous professional medical societies, including the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Neurology, the American College of Neuropsychiatrists, the National Headache Foundation, and the Seminole County Medical Society. Dr. Pineless has been helping to advance the field of neurology through publishing and presenting professional articles on a variety of topics in neurology at numerous professional assemblies. He is on the active staff of ORHS South Seminole Hospital in Longwood. Dr. Pineless is a former Chief of Staff of Florida Hospital East Orlando, a past member of the Board of Trustees of Florida Hospital, and has been named Physician of the Year by Florida Hospital East Orlando on several occasions. In 2007, Dr. Pineless was elected by his peers as a Fellow by the American College of Neuropsychiatrists.
Information:  
Automobile Accidents,  Dementia,  Independent Medical Examiners,  Legal Medicine,  Neurology, 


Dr. Pineless received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981. He performed a rotating medical internship at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital and the Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center, from 1981 to 1982. He then completed his neurology residency at the VA Hines Hospital, Hines, IL, and at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, from 1982 to 1985. Dr. Pineless served on the faculty of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Neurology from 1985 to 1986. He is listed in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who's Who in America. Dr. Pineless has been in practice in the Orlando area since 1986. Dr. Pineless was the president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2012–2013. Dr. Pineless also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine. Dr. Pineless is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, and the American Society of Neurorehabilitation. He is an active member of numerous professional medical societies, including the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Neurology, the American College of Neuropsychiatrists, the National Headache Foundation, and the Seminole County Medical Society. Dr. Pineless has been helping to advance the field of neurology through publishing and presenting professional articles on a variety of topics in neurology at numerous professional assemblies. He is on the active staff of ORHS South Seminole Hospital in Longwood. Dr. Pineless is a former Chief of Staff of Florida Hospital East Orlando, a past member of the Board of Trustees of Florida Hospital, and has been named Physician of the Year by Florida Hospital East Orlando on several occasions. In 2007, Dr. Pineless was elected by his peers as a Fellow by the American College of Neuropsychiatrists.