Conferences & Events > Seminars in Forensic Toxicology > Agenda


Preliminary Agenda

Day 1: Monday, December 9, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 AM
8:00 - 8:15 AM
Welcome & Introductions
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT, Professor, Emergency Medicine, UT-Southwestern; Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
Bryan Judge, MD, FACMT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI
8:15 - 9:15 AM
Behavioral Aspects of Criminal Poisoners
Gregory B. Saathoff, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
9:15 - 10:00 AM
Threat Assessment
Christopher P. Holstege, MD, FACMT, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
10:00 - 10:45 AM
Unregulated Industries Highlight the Problems of Poisonings and Analytical Challenges
Michelle Peace, MFS, PhD, Past President, Society of Forensic Toxicologists; Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
10:45 - 11:00 AM
11:00 - 11:45 AM
Cremains & Hair Analysis
Robert A. Middleberg, PhD, DABCC(TC), F-ABFT, Laboratory Director, NMS Labs, Willow Grove, PA
11:45 - 12:30 PM
Lessons Learned from the Orville Lynn Majors Case
Brent Furbee, MD, FACMT, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University, Indiana Poison Center, Indianapolis, IN
12:30 - 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 - 2:30 PM
Prosecutorial Challenges in a Ricin Poisoning
Stephen M. Howe, JD, Johnson County District Attorney, Olathe, KS
2:30 - 3:15 PM
Criminal Poisoning and the case of Dr. Michael Swango
Thomas Neer, BA, Executive Director, Operational Behavioral Services, Inc.; Supervisory Special Agent, FBI-BAU (Ret.); Washington, DC
3:15 - 3:30 PM
3:30 - 4:15 PM
The Amerithrax FBI Investigation
Scott T. Stanley, PhD, Supervisory Special Agent, Forensic Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA
4:15 - 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Threat Assessment and Lessons Learned
5:30 - 6:30 PM Reception

Day 2: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 AM
7:55 - 8:00 AM
Housekeeping & Announcements
8:00 - 8:45 AM
FBI and CDC Joint Criminal Epidemiologic Investigations Initiative
Jessica Young, MSFS, Management and Program Analyst, DOJ-FBI, Washington, DC
8:45 - 9:30 AM
Ethos, Pathos, and Logos: Rhetoric at Play in the Courtroom
Bryan Judge, MD, FACMT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI
9:30 - 9:45 AM
9:45 - 10:30 AM
"Drugs Made Me Do It"
Ken Kulig, MD, FACMT, FACCT, Medical Toxicologist, Toxicology Associates Prof LLC, Denver, CO
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Drug Enforcement Administration Toxicology Program
Jordan Trecki, PhD, Pharmacologist, Drug & Chemical Evaluation Section, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration
11:00 - 11:45 AM Emerging Analytical Technology
Roman Karas, Forensic Chemist / Toxicology Technical Leader, FBI Laboratory Chemistry Unit, Quantico, VA
11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:45 PM
Forensic Tox Issues Related to Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
Cynthia L. Morris-Kukoski, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT, Forensic Examiner, Chemistry Unit - Toxicology, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA
1:45 - 2:30 PM
Sex Trafficking & Forced Drug Addiction
Beth Klein, JD, Trial Attorney, Klein Frank, P.C., Boulder, CO
2:30 - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 - 3:30 PM
Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault: A Series of Cases
Stacey Hail, MD, FACMT, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
3:30 - 4:30 PM Panel Discussion: War Stories from the Courtroom