Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Scientific Communities
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

AAFS Recognizes Award-Winning Forensic Toxicologists of NMS Labs

Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Three experts at NMS Labs will be recognized at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Washington, D.C.

Barry K. Logan, PhD, DABFT, National Director of Forensic Services, will be named President of the organization. Robert Middleberg, PhD, DABFT, DABCC-TC and Sherri Kacinko, PhD, DABFT will receive awards for their contributions to forensic toxicology.

Dr. Barry Logan works with current AAFS President, Dr. Bob Barsley, and the organization’s officers to support the advancement of forensic science. With 29 years of experience in forensic toxicology, Dr. Logan’s research and casework experience centers on human performance toxicology, DUI/drugs, and postmortem toxicology. As a leader in research on impaired driving, he focuses on abused drugs and prescription medications and their impact on driver performance and crash risk. He has also led several nationwide initiatives in responding to the designer drug threat. With over 90 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, Dr. Logan is recognized as a thought leader who makes a significant and positive difference.

Dr. Robert Middleberg is Vice President, Quality Assurance Laboratory Director & Forensic Toxicologist at NMS Labs. He will receive the Rolla N. Harger award for his leadership and contributions to forensic toxicology. Dr. Middleberg is an Adjunct Member of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University where he teaches graduate and medical students. He serves on the Board of Directors for The American Board of Forensic Toxicology and the American Board of Clinical Chemistry, the Toxicology Resource Committee for the College of American Pathologists, and chairs the Scientific Working Group in Forensic Toxicology (SWGTOX). His membership in many professional organizations includes The Society of Forensic Toxicologists, The American Association of Clinical Chemists, and The American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Dr. Sherri Kacinko, a Forensic Toxicologist at NMS Labs will also be recognized for her contributions to the field. Dr. Kacinko will receive the Irving Sunshine Award for her research and early career achievement in forensic toxicology. Dr. Kacinko joined NMS Labs in 2008 after graduating from the University of Maryland. In addition to her work at NMS Labs, Dr. Kacinko is an Adjunct Professor of chemistry at Arcadia University. Prior to arriving at NMS Labs, Dr. Kacinko worked for the National Institute on Drug Abuse and for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as a forensic chemist. She is a member of The Society of Forensic Toxicologists, The American Academy of Forensic Sciences and The International Society of Forensic Toxicologists.

AAFS is the premier forensic science professional organization in the United States, with more than 7,000 members in 11 disciplines. The organization offers a professional framework for education and professional development and provides a voice for the forensic sciences in policy and legal issues at the national level.

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,600+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 3,800+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Identification of Major Metabolite of the Synthetic Cannabinoid JWH-018
In a major breakthrough in the identification of use of “fake pot” JWH-018, NMS Labs announce that it has discovered the identity of the major metabolite of this drug excreted in human urine.
Friday, June 03, 2011
Scientific News
Researchers Develop Classification Model for Cancers Caused by KRAS
Most frequently mutated cancer gene help oncologists choose more effective cancer therapies.
Fixing Holes in the Heart Without Invasive Surgery
UV-light enabled catheter is a medical device which represents a major shift in how cardiac defects are repaired.
Chromosomal Chaos
Penn study forms basis for future precision medicine approaches for Sezary syndrome
Enzyme Malfunction May be Why Binge Drinking Can Lead to Alcoholism
A new study in mice shows that restoring the synthesis of a key brain chemical tied to inhibiting addictive behavior may help prevent alcohol cravings following binge drinking.
Key to Natural Detoxifier’s Reactivity Discovered
Results have implications for health, drug design and chemical synthesis.
New Treatment for Obesity Developed
Researchers at the University of Liverpool, working with a global healthcare company, have helped develop a new treatment for obesity.
New Protein Found in Immune Cells
Immunobiologists from the University of Freiburg discover Kidins220/ARMS in B cells and demonstrate its functions.
Will Brain Palpation Soon Be Possible?
Researchers have developed non-invasive brain imaging technique which provides the same information as physical palpation.
Shaking Up the Foundations of Epigenetics
Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the University of Barcelona (UB) published a study that challenges some of the current beliefs about epigenetics.
Groundbreaking Computer Program Diagnoses Cancer in Two Days
Researchers have combined genetics with computer science and created a new diagnostic technology can with 85 per cent certainty identify the source of the disease and thus target treatment and, ultimately, improve the prognosis for the patient.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,600+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos