Forensic toxicology – another piece in the pathologist’s puzzle

Invited Speaker: Ms Miriam Connor (FSST)

Miriam is the toxicology manager at Forensic Science Service Tasmania (FSST) and has been working on forensic toxicology for the past seven years. Miriam is involved with the toxicological analysis (alcohol, drugs/poisons) of biological samples taken for Police for Road Safety (traffic) purposes; or by forensic pathologists at autopsy; or for Criminal cases (e.g. drug trafficking, sexual assaults or other criminal matters). Miriam is also often required to give expert evidence in Magistrates, Supreme or Coronial court cases. Miriam has also recently been invited to be the Australian regional editor for The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) Bulletin, along with regional editors from North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Presentation: Forensic toxicology – another piece in the pathologist’s puzzle