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ACMT Seminar in Forensic Toxicology

ACMT and The Fredric Rieders Family Foundation present the 2017 “Seminar in Forensic Toxicology: Opioids, Toxicology, and the Law: Medical-Legal Aspects of the Opioid Epidemic."

Registration is now open for the conference, which is December 11-12 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA. 

This course will focus on the forensic and medical-legal aspects of opioid use, abuse, prescribing, and addiction by presenting real cases encountered by medical toxicology experts. The seminar will be tailored to the interests of physicians and other professionals involved in numerous disciplines, including medical toxicology, forensic and laboratory medicine, addiction medicine, and the legal community.

Headlining the conference are renowned toxicologists Barry Logan, PhD, and Robert Middleberg, PhD, both from NMS Labs.

Barry Logan, PhD, is Sr. Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives and Chief of Forensic Toxicology at NMS Labs. Dr. Logan is Board Certified by the American Board of Forensic Toxicologists (ABFT), and has over ninety publications in toxicology and analytical chemistry, including treatises on the effects of methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, alcohol, hallucinogens and depressant drugs on drivers, and postmortem redistribution of drugs, and the toxicology and chemistry of novel psychoactive substances. 

Robert Middleberg, PhD, is Sr. Vice President, Quality Assurance Laboratory Director and Forensic Toxicologist at NMS Labs. Dr. Middleberg is a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology (F-ABFT) and a Diplomate in Toxicological Chemistry from the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (DABCC-TC). Dr. Middleberg is a faculty member at Thomas Jefferson University and Medical College.