Kathy Carey
Kathy Carey, RN, CAISS
Senior Scientist
Biomechanics
Phoenix

Ms. Carey is responsible for organizing and reviewing medical records and other healthcare documents, providing objective interpretations of these and other related documents, and creating detailed medical indices of the analyzed information. She investigates and interprets medical terminology, standards of care, expected outcomes, and literature for a wide range of healthcare issues while providing case-specific support to engineers and other members of project teams. She also provides medical oversight and guidance for activities at the Phoenix Test and Engineering Center.

Prior to joining Exponent, Ms. Carey had extensive nursing experience in medical intensive care, critical care, and surgical units. Additionally, Ms. Carey had experience as a legal nurse consultant with both plaintiff and defense law firms on a variety of cases, including: medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, pharmaceuticals, and mass tort litigation.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Diploma, Nursing, 1980

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Registered Nurse, Arizona

Basic Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Certified AIS Specialist, 2018

Prior Experience

Legal Nurse Consultant, Law Firm of Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, 2010-2014

Legal Nurse Consultant, Law Firm of Smith & Farhart, 2007-2009

Independent Contract Work, Progressive Insurance Company, 2006-2008

Legal Nurse Consultant, Law Firm of Olson, Jantsch & Bakker, 2002-2007

RN / Disease Manager, CorSolutions, Inc., 2001-2002

Telephone Triage RN, Cigna Healthcare of Arizona, 1997-2001

ICU/CCU Charge RN, Phoenix General Hospital, 1994-1997

MICU Charge / Staff RN, Hershey Medical Center , 1991-1994

ICU / CCU Charge and Staff RN, Dept. of Army/Landstuhl Army Medical Center, Germany, 1988-1991

Legal Nurse Consultant, Law Firm of George, Hartz & Lundeen, P.A., 1985-1988

RN, Various Hospitals, 1980-1985

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Diploma, Nursing, 1980

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Registered Nurse, Arizona

Basic Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Certified AIS Specialist, 2018