Assisting Justice Through Science​

Practice
  • Diverse matters in forensic toxicology with all levels of complexity

  • Engaged by counsel from either legal position

  • Private: Thousands of cases, 2001+

  • Government: Thousands of cases, 1988-2001

  • Jurisdictions: Canada (primarily Province of Ontario), United States
Certifications
  • Fellow, American Board of Forensic Toxicology  (F-ABFT), 2003+

  • Fellow, The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (FCSFS), 2006+

  • Postnominals of F-ABFT and FCSFS respectively superseded D-ABFT and FFSSoc. in 2014
Employers
  • Chemical Review Services Inc., Sole Proprietor, 2001+
  • Designated Aid – Alcohol Testing, Inc., Sole Proprietor, 2004+
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), 2008-2018
  • University of Toronto (UT), Sessional, 1997-2006, 2009-2020
  • Province of Ontario, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Full Time, 1988-2001
Speaker
  • Forensic Toxicology meetings: SOFT, AAFS
  • Legal Society meetings / events
  • LSO, CDL, MLST
Affiliate:
  • 16 Forensic/Toxicology organizations, including: AAFS (Fellow), SOFT,
    ABFT (Fellow), CSFS, TIAFT, TCSFS (Fellow), MLST, MATT (Charter), ASTM, IACT, DATIA 
Committees:
  • Drugs and Driving, SOFT/AAFS
  • Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division (ADID), NSC
Educator:
  • Adjunct Professor, Forensic Science, UOIT
  • Instructor, School of Continuing Studies, UT
Supervisor:
  • Fourth-year Undergraduate Research Projects, 10+
Advisor:
  • Media contacts for “forensic”, UT
Degrees:
  • University of Toronto (Chemistry): Ph.D. 1989, M.Sc. 1986, B.Sc. 1981
  • York University (Law): LL.M. 2011 (Osgoode Hall Law School)
Witness:
  • Expert Witness Testimony at Trials/Hearings/Inquests, 950+
Researcher:
  • Pharmacokinetics of Alcohol in Forensic Human Subjects, 800+
Attendee:
  • 50+ annual meetings, including AAFS, SOFT, TIAFT, CSFS, MATT, DATIA
  • 300+ workshops / symposia / programs / courses, 25+ years
Inspector:
  • Forensic Urine Drug Testing Laboratories, 45+ NLCP inspections
Lecturer:
  • Forensic Drug Chemistry/Toxicology, FSCI4030U, UOIT
  • Drugs and the Law, SCS2246, UT
Author
  • Drugs and Driving in Ontario: SFST, DRE and DEC
  • Forensic Toxicologist in Fail to Comply with Breath Demand Cases
  • Medical-Legal Aspects of Drugs: Pharmacokinetics
  • Ethanol in Blood, Serum and Blood Cells for Forensic Application
  • Determination of Cocaine/Benzoylecgonine in Post-Mortem Blood
 
Analyst:
  • Designated Analyst, pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Alcohol Solution Proficiency Tests
Awards:
  • Excellence in Teaching, Continuing Studies, UT, 2001
  • Gold Key (Top of Graduating Class), Soc. for Chem. Industry, 1981