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FAA Colloquium - Postmortem Forensic Toxicology in Aviation

Tue, September 17, 2019 7:50 AM | Michael Frontz (Administrator)

The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA’s) Civil Aerospace Medical Institute is again organizing the Arvind Chaturvedi Colloquium on Postmortem Forensic Toxicology in Aviation to be held during April 7-9, 2020 at the FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Hosted by the Forensic Sciences Section, the meeting will be a scientific platform for medical examiners; pathologists; coroners; forensic toxicologists, academics, and students; aerospace medicine scientists and specialists; regional flight surgeons; National Transportation Safety Board personnel and other accident investigation authorities, including employees of the FAA's Flight Standards District Offices and Office of Accident Investigation and Prevention.

The program will cover important topics such as sample processing; importance of chain of custody of samples; analyses of samples for combustion gases, ethanol, and drugs; analytical result interpretation; significance of quality control/quality assurance; prevalence of drugs in aviation accident pilot fatalities; postmortem drug pharmacology; and litigation and expert testimony issues.

If you are interested in attending, please respond by January 31, 2020. For more information and registration, please visit this Web site: https://cami-colloquium.eventbrite.com/

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