Consultants BRC

James V. Benedict, PhD, MD

James V. Benedict, PhD, MD

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Benedict founded BRC in 1986 and continues to serve as Director and Principal Consultant, although he is currently accepting new cases on a "Consulting Expert" basis only.  Additionally, he also serves on several professional committees and is frequently invited to present and lecture on biomechanics and biomechanical related issues.  Dr. Benedict received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University (1969) and studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio (1976).  Prior to founding BRC, Dr. Benedict worked as a Biomechanical Engineer with Technology, Inc. and actively practiced emergency and general medicine, a practice he maintained until 1998.

Certifications and Licenses

  • Medical License, State of Texas
  • Professional Engineers License, State of Louisiana


  • MD University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, 1976
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University, 1969
  • MS Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University, 1966
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University, 1963