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Arvind Chaturvedi Colloquium On Postmortem Forensic Toxicology In Aviation

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Civil Aerospace Medical Institute

6500 South MacArthur Boulevard

Oklahoma City, OK 73169

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Based upon the success of the 2014 & 2017 events, the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute is planning a 3rd toxicology colloquium.

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The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA’s) Civil Aerospace Medical Institute is again organizing a 3rd 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.

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.

With recent advances in the field, topics covered will be 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.

Please complete and submit this advance registration form by January 31, 2020. You will receive the final announcement and other details in February 2020.

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