Michael J. Wasicko

Dr. Wasicko is an associate with the firm, practicing primarily in the areas of product liability and medical malpractice.  His product liability practice focuses on the defense of pharmaceutical drug manufacturers.  His medical malpractice practice focuses on the defense of Maryland physicians and hospitals.  For both practice areas, Dr. Wasicko has been extensively involved in fact and expert witness depositions, motions practice, defense expert development and trial support.

After obtaining his Ph.D. in 1989, Dr. Wasicko held faculty positions at Dartmouth Medical School and Johns Hopkins Medical School.  He performed clinical research in the areas of cardiovascular and respiratory physiology.  Specifically, his research focused on the mechanisms of such diseases as obstructive sleep apnea, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and cystic fibrosis.  During that time, Dr. Wasicko published articles in peer-reviewed journals and gave numerous presentations on his work at national and international scientific meetings.

In 2000, Dr. Wasicko joined MedImmune, Inc. as a Drug Safety Monitor in the Regulatory Affairs department. There, he had the responsibility of capturing the adverse events for several drugs and reporting those events to the FDA.  In addition, Dr. Wasicko participated in the drafting of regulatory submissions to the FDA.  Finally, Dr. Wasicko was instrumental in coordinating Regulatory, Medical and Marketing groups for the implementation of a standard operating procedure for reporting adverse events.

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Professional Associations

  • The Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City

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