Tom Mauriello: Promoted to AAFS Fellow

Posted by: on Feb 26, 2015 | No Comments

Professor Thomas Mauriello was promoted to “Fellow” by the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) at their 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL on   February 16-21, 2015. During the meeting, Professor Mauriello presented a four-hour workshop on communications skills while testifying in court, teaching academic courses,  and general public speaking; as well as presenting a scientific paper on the new pedagogy of the “flipped classroom” blended learning format. Show – Topic “Managing Forensic Laboratories” – Feb. 12th

Posted by: on Feb 10, 2015 | No Comments

The Webcast TV Show is airing Episode 71 this Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7 P.M. (EST). The topic “Managing Forensic Laboratories.” Get a realistic behind the scenes look at managing a forensic laboratory from two distinguished forensic scientists, Director Steven O’Dell, Baltimore City Crime Laboratory and Dr. Jay Tobin, Associate Professor of Forensic Science, Stevenson University, both who have made it a career to lead large urban city and state level forensic laboratories.   Join host, Tom Mauriello and the ForensicWeek crew on brought to you by ForensIQ, Inc.  Thank you for watching!

American Academy of Forensic Science Job Postings

Posted by: on May 15, 2014 | No Comments

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is offering a job posting webpage for applicants and candidates seeking a career in forensics. Not only can applicants search for jobs by a preferred state and country, but also by specific fields or application deadlines. Job postings on the AAFS website include but are not limited to: Forensic Toxicology Analyst, Laboratory Manager, Forensic Pathologist, Firearms Examiner, Latent Print Examiner, DNA Examiner, Forensic Supervisor, and Assistant and Full-time Professors of Forensic Science at Colleges and Universities.Each job post includes a job title, along with its corresponding duties and responsibilities, the organization name and location of the job, and the application deadline. Highly qualified applicants interested in a career in forensics should check out the job posting webpage immediately.

Organizations interested in posting jobs on the AAFS webpage can do so by logging in or creating an AAFS account through the AAFS Account Portal. If organizations have any questions on posting jobs they should Contact Jeff Lubers for assistance.

Click here to view all job postings or to post jobs on the AAFS webpage!

Source: American Academy of Forensic Science

[Abstract written by Noel Andres, ForensIQ Intern, 5/15/14]

Forensic Art @ the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Meeting in Seattle – 2014

Posted by: on Apr 17, 2014 | No Comments

A group of Forensic Arts from the US met at the 2014 Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Meeting in Seattle, Washington.  See the attached article, and learn about their accomplishments.

Fort George G. Meade Chemist Is Awarded The AAFS Rolla N. Harger Award

Posted by: on Mar 13, 2014 | No Comments

On Feb. 21, 2014, Michael Smith, supervisory chemist at Fort George G. Meade’s Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory, was awarded the Rolla N. Harger Award from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Throughout his career, Smith has been assigned: chief of forensic testing at the Armed Forces Medical Examiner’s Office in Rockville, scientific programs officer in charge of drug demand reductions for the Army at the Pentagon, expert medical witness personnel in military court-martial proceedings at the Armed Forces Medical Examiner’s Office, and is currently a supervisory chemist at Ft. George G. Meade overseeing drug testing for civilian defense employees. Additionally, Smith has helped conduct medical research that has been published in more than 90 publications, including Clinical Chemistry, Journal of Analytical Toxicology and Journal of Forensic Sciences.

Smith was presented with the Rolla N. Harger award for his lifetime achievements and contributions to the field of forensic toxicology during a career spanning more than 25 years.

Click here to read the full article and learn more about the Rolla N. Harger Award!

Source: Capital Gazette

[Abstract written by Noel Andres, ForensIQ Student Intern, 3/13/14]