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President’s Message – September 2015

Source:  Victor W. Weedn, MD, JD, 2015-16 President The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) has awarded $1.5M to the Academy to establish a Standards Development Organization (SDO). I believe that this is strategic for our organization’s future and critical to our forensic science community now. Although forensic medicine and toxicology have origins from many […]

Digital & Multimedia Sciences Section News – September 2015

Source:  Marcus K. Rogers, PhD, Section Secretary As is usual for the fall newsletter, the focus is on membership. Our section is continuing to grow with our total number (latest stats available) now at 138. This is exceptional given our humble beginnings! The specifics of our membership are as follows: Fellows  24 Members  22 Associate […]

2015 Warren-Young Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to announce the first winner of the 2015-16 FSF Warren-Young Scholarship:  Nancy Iaukea, MEd.  Ms. Iaukea is a science teacher at Pahoa High and Intermediate on the Big Island of Hawaii.  She teaches grades 7-12 in a community that has faced many challenges due to lack of infrastructure, public transportation, […]

A Word From Your 2016 Program Co-Chair

Source: Julie A. Howe, MBA, 2016 Annual Meeting Program Co-Chair This is an exciting and challenging time for forensic science as substantive changes are being proposed for all disciplines with the formation of the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSACs). […]

67th Annual Scientific Meeting Photo Highlights

Photos taken during the 67th Annual Scientific meeting in Orlando, FL. Interdisciplinary Symposium  Young Forensic Scientists Forum   Registration Pre-Plenary – Academy Cup Competition Plenary Session Annual Business Meeting Annual Meeting Pictures In addition to the educational component, attendees have the opportunity to gather during the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting.

2015-16 Annual Meeting Program Chairs

AAFS President Victor Weedn announced the 2016 Annual Program Committee for the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, NV. The Program Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs are: Program: Andrew M. Baker, MD (612) 215-6312 Julie A. Howe, MBA (314) 977-8707 Luncheon Seminars: Jeffery K. Tomberlin, PhD (979) 845-9718 Gregory G. Davis, MD […]

Pre-Register for the 2015 Special Sessions!

Tuesday — February 17 S1 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Interdisciplinary Symposium — Past Presidents — Future Science: Hot Leads in Contemporary Forensic Research Chair: Elizabeth A. Murray, PhD; Co-Chair: Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, PhD S2 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Young Forensic Scientists Forum — YFSF 20th Anniversary: The Past, the Present, and Our Future […]