I have 14 years of experience, and specialize in the field of drowning, hypothermia and water-survival with specific knowledge in the areas of drowning, hypothermia and water survival. I have published on such topics as drowning, hypothermia and water survival. I have testified 26 times on topics such as drowning, hypothermia and water survival. Testimony: 13 trials and 23 depositions. Co-author of a chapter on hypothermia, drowning and cold-water immersion in a leading medical textbook on outdoor medical emergencies.Former Director of Health and Safety for the U.S. Coast Guard (equivalent to the Surgeon General and Chief of Safety for the other branches of the military).