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School of Adult and Graduate Education

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Lawrence A. Quarino, Ph.D.
Director/Professor, Forensic Science
610-437-4471 ext. 3567

21st Annual Forensic Science Symposium

March 25, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Alumnae Hall 
Cedar Crest College
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The 21st annual Forensic Science Symposium at Cedar Crest College will include a fascinating group of speakers that will discuss their different disciplines in forensic science such as DNA analysis, forensic pathology, drug chemistry and firearms and toolmark examination, as well as cases they have worked during their careers. 

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Schedule of Events

8:30am – 9:00 am                   
Registration and Refreshments

9:00 am – 9:10 am                  
Larry Quarino, Ph.D.
Forensic Science Program Cedar Crest College

9:10 am – 10:00 am                
Zero Preventable Deaths-Incorporating Medicolegal Death Investigations into the Trauma System
Edward L. Mazuchowski, MD, PhD
Chief of Forensic Pathology, Division of HNL Lab Medicine at Forensic Pathology Associates
10:00 am – 10:50 am              
Illicit Drugs: A Guide for Analysis
Kristi Bartok, B.S., MSFS
Forensic Chemist, Union County Prosecutor’s Office Forensic Laboratory

10:50 am – 11:40 am              
Beneath the Surface: Effects of Saltwater on Firearms and Ammunition
Heather R. Dover, B.S., MSFS
Firearms and Toolmark Examiner, OCSO-CSI

11:40 am - 12:55 pm               
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm                    
It’s a Grab Bag! Case Studies in Forensic Toxicology
Demi Garvin, B.S., PharmD., RPh., F-ABFT
Director of Forensic Science Services for Forensic Science Network
1:50 pm – 2:40 pm                  
“The year was…1996” (Can Lessons be Learned from a 26 Year Old Case Study in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis?)
LeeAnn Singley, B.S., MSFS
Forensic Consultant, Owner of Grayson Singley Associates, LLC
2:40 pm – 2:55 pm                  
Refreshment Break

3:00 pm – 3:50 pm                  
Lisa Desire, B.S., MSFS
Founder, Prime Suspect LLC