Description - Handbook of Forensic Drug Analysis by Fred Smith
The Handbook of Forensic Drug Analysis provides in-depth, up-to-date methods and results of forensic drug analyses. Chapters written by leading researchers in the field discuss the various forms of the drug as well as the origin and nature of samples. How to perform various tests, the use of best practices, and the analysis of results are discussed in detail. Numerous forensic and chemical analytic techniques are covered including immunoassay, gas chromatography, and mass spectrometry. This complete volume is the only compendium of it's kind on illicit drugs and analysis and should serve as a widely used reference for professionals. In addition, it can also be used as a standard textbook for graduate courses in forensic science.
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(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Academic Press Inc
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Author Biography - Fred Smith
Jay Siegel is Director of the Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. He holds a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from George Washington University. He worked for 3 years at the Virginia Bureau of Forensic Sciences, analyzing drugs, fire residues and trace evidence. From 1980 to 2004 he was professor of forensic chemistry and Director of the forensic science program at Michigan State University in the School of Criminal Justice. Dr. Siegel has testified over 200 times as an expert witness in 12 states, Federal Court and Military Court. He is Editor in Chief of the Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, author of Forensic Science: A Beginner's Guide and Fundamentals of Forensic Science and has over 30 publications in forensic science journals. Dr. Siegel was awarded the 2005 Paul Kirk Award for lifetime achievement in forensic science. In February 2009, he was named Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. In April 2009 he was named the Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award by his alma mater, George Washington University.