Matthew Juhascik, Ph.D.,
Montgomery County Coroner’s Office / Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio
“Applications in Chemistry: Forensic Toxicology”
Following a brief overview of the Montgomery County Coroner's Office/Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, attendees will learn about how chemistry principles are applied to toxicological analyses to determine the absence or presence of drugs and poisons. Common analytical techniques such as liquid/liquid extraction, solid-phase extraction, conway diffusion, immunoassay and analytical instrumentation will be covered. Typical forensic toxicology case scenarios will also be presented.