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“Current Trends in Forensic Science” by hedumpsitacross


									“Current Trends in Forensic Science”                    “Current Trends in Forensic Science”                                                                                                                                                                 HARRIS-METHODIST
                   FACULTY                                                  FACULTY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH
                  Kathy Alexander                                             John Looper                                                                                                                                                                Education Center – Armstrong Auditorium
               Community Tissue Services                       Denton County Sr. Forensic Death Investigator
                                                                 Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                   Betty Arvin, J.D.
       Assistant District Attorney – Tarrant County                       James McGrath, J.D.
                                                                        Texas Wesleyan Law School
            Dana Austin, Ph.D., DABFA
             Senior Forensic Anthropologist                              Roger Metcalf, D.D.S.
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                      Chief of Identification Services

                    William Bailey
                                                                 Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
              Latent Fingerprint Examiner
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                                                                            Greg Miller, J.D.
                                                                     District Attorney – Tarrant County                                                                                                                                                                    Annual
                 Kelly Belcher, M.S.                                           Mike Morris
              Senior Forensic Trace Analyst                         Computer Forensic Fraud Specialist
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                     Federal Bureau of Investigations

                      Roy Brooks                                        Constance Patton, B.S.
       Commissioner – Tarrant County Government                          Senior Forensic Biologist
                                                                 Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                Donald Chace, Ph.D.
                     Pediatrix, Inc.                                   Nizam Peerwani, M.D.
                                                                           Chief Medical Examiner
                     Alvy Dodson                                  Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                DFW Airport Public Safety
                                                                         Randall Price, Ph.D.
                Patricia Eddings, B.S.                                 Forensic Psychology Associates
                Trace Evidence Supervisor
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                        Timothy Proctor, Ph.D.

                                                                                                               “Current Trends in Forensic Science”
                       Ron Ehrle
                                                                       Forensic Psychology Associates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        December 13-15, 2006
                      Life Gift, Inc.                                 Michelle Rutherford, R.N.
                                                                     Nurse - John Peter Smith Hospital
                   Lum Farr, M.A.
    Forensic Science Department - Weatherford College                       Ron Singer, M.S.
                                                                    Director of the Crime Laboratories                                                                                                                                                                                        Continuing
            Honorable Judge Robert Gill                          Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                                                                                                                                                                                     Educational
             District Judge – Tarrant County
                                                                          Sudhir Sinha, Ph.D.                                                                                                                                                                                                   Credits:
                 John Griswell, M.D.                                          Reliagene, Inc.
     Director – Emergency Physicians Advisory Group                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CNE
                                                                          Michael Smith, B.S.
                Richard Hattox, J.D.                                     Forensic Histotechnician                                                                                                                                                                                                16 Credits
                    Granbury, Texas                              Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                                                                                                                                                                                          CLE
                    Chris Hawkins                                               Dr. Tellez                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pending
             Federal Bureau of Investigations                         John Peter Smith Health System

                                                                                                                                                      Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
            Joyce Ho, B.S., M.T. (ASCP)                               Carolyn Van Winkle, M.S.                                                                                                                                                                                                   16 Credits
              Senior Forensic Toxicologist                               Senior Forensic Biologist

                                                                                                                                                                                                 200 Feliks Gwozdz Place ~ Fort Worth, Texas 76104
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                 Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                   Sue Howe, Ph.D.
              Senior Forensic Toxicologist
                                                                       Lloyd White, M.D., Ph.D.                                                                                                                                                      *
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                                                                         Deputy Medical Examiner                                                                                                                                                                           This symposium is designed to
                                                                 Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office                                                                                                                                                                  meet the educational needs of:
                Gretchen Hunt, R.N.                                        Carl Wigren, M.D.
            Nurse - Harris Methodist Hospital                            Forensic Pathology Fellow                                                                                                                                                                             Medical Professionals
                  Don Jacobs, MLA                                Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
              Forensic Science Department                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Law Enforcement Agents
                                                                   Honorable Judge Sharen Wilson
                  Weatherford College                                 District Judge – Tarrant County                                                                                                                                                                      District and Defense Attorneys
               Pete and Donna Jones
                   Penguin Promo, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Medicolegal Investigators
                    Fort Worth, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Justices of the Peace
                Kathy Kasper, D.D.S.
                  Forensic Odontologist
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office
                                                         Hotel Accommodations:
                 Marc Krouse, M.D.                                    Fort Worth Hilton
             Deputy Chief Medical Examiner              815 Main Street ~ Fort Worth, Texas ~ 817-870-2100
        Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office

                   Alan Levy, J.D.
            District Attorney – Tarrant County
                                                                     Contact hotel to inquire about the                                                                                                                                                                * Accredited by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             National Association of Medical Examiners
                                                             “Current Trends in Forensic Science”                                                                                                                                                                              and the
                                                                             conference rates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Association of Crime Laboratory
                                                          Please make your reservations by November 30, 2006                                                                                                                                                       Directors Accreditation Board
  “Current Trends in Forensic Science”
                    WEDNESDAY                                                                   THURSDAY
                                                                                                                                                                         PROGRAM SCHEDULE
                                                                                                                                                                        FRIDAY                                                 WEDNESDAY
                  December 13, 2006                                                          December 14, 2006                                                      December 15, 2006                                        December 13, 2006
                    11:00am– 6:00pm                                                               8:30am – 5:45pm                                                      8:30am – 12:45pm                                           1:00pm-6:00pm
            EDUCATIONAL SESSION:                                                            SCIENTIFIC SESSION:                                                        LEGAL SESSION:                                                       and
                            Registration                                             Thursday 8:30am – 12:30pm Moderator:                            Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
11.00pm – 12:00pm
                                                                                        Honorable Judge Sharen Wilson                                          Downtown Fort Worth, Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            December 14, 2006
12:00pm – 12:30pm           Welcome/Introduction                                                                                                                                                                                 8:30am – 4:00pm
                            Nizam Peerwani, M.D.                                8:30am – 9:30am          Trace on Trace:                                   Friday 9:30am – 12:45pm Moderator:
                                                                                                         A Classic Case from Past Investigations
                                                                                                         through Prosecution
                                                                                                                                                                    Nizam Peerwani, M.D.
     Wednesday 12:30pm – 6:00pm Moderator:                                                               Pat Eddings, B.S., Kelly Belcher, M.S.
                                                                                                                                                     8:30am – 9:30am           Courtroom Planning:
                            Chief Guest:
                                                                                                         and Larry Steffler
                                                                                                             The Prosecution:                                                  Forensic Training for District and             POSTER/EXHIBIT
      Honorable Commissioner Roy Brooks                                                                           Honorable Judge Robert Gill                                  Defense Attorneys
                                                                                                                                                                                        Nizam Peerwani, M.D.                     SESSIONS
                                                                                9:30am – 10:30am         Novel Cases in Toxicology
12:30pm – 2:30pm            National Database at the                                                                                                 9:30am – 9:45pm           Break
                                                                                                         Sue Howe, Ph.D., Joyce Ho, B.S., M.T. and
                            Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s                                            Carl Wigren, M.D.                                                                                                   Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
                                                                                                                                                     9:45am – 10:30am          The “CSI” Effect on the                                  Reliagene, Inc.
    12:30pm – 1:00pm        •    COmbined DNA Index System (CODIS)              10:30am – 10:45am        Morning Break (refreshments)                                          Psychology of Jurors
                                    Ron Singer, M.S.                                                                                                                           The Challenges that Pop Culture is        Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
                                                                                10:45am – 12:45pm        Cases from the Human ID Lab:                                                                                                   Chris Hawkins
    1:00pm – 1:30pm         •    NIMBIS (Firearms)                                                                                                                             Bringing to the Courtroom
                                                                                                         •   The Case of the Silver Bullet                                                                                               Histology

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nannepaga Zachariah, Ph.D.
                                    Ron Singer, M.S.                                                                                                                                     James McGrath, J.D.
                                                                                    10:45am – 11:15am         William Bailey and Carl Wigren, M.D.                                                                                   Michael Smith, B.S.
    1:30pm – 2:00pm         •    AFIS and NCIC/TCIC                                                                                                  10:30am – 11:30am         The “Criminal Mind”
                                     William Bailey                                                      •   The “Grapevine Murder” Case;                                               Timothy Proctor, Ph.D.                     Forensic Pathology
                                                                                    11:15am – 11:30am         as seen on 48 Hours                                                       Randall Price, Ph.D.                          Carl Wigren, M.D.
    2:00pm – 2:30pm         •    LexisNexis                                                                   Roger Metcalf, D.D.S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Program Chair
                                     Roger Metcalf, D.D.S.                                                                                           11:30am – 11:45am         Break                                             Forensic Anthropology
                                                                                                         •   X Marks the Spot;                                                                                                    Dana Austin, Ph.D., DABFA
2:30pm – 3:15pm             The Forensic Mind & Neurocriminalistics                 11:30am – 12:15pm        Buried Evidence Revealed                11:45am – 12:30pm         Advances in Forensic Technology:
                            Don Jacobs, MLA                                                                   Dana Austin, Ph.D., DABFA                                        Review of Cases from the Past                      DFW Airport Security
                                                                                                              Kathy Kasper, D.D.S.                                                      Greg Miller, J.D.                                Alvy Dodson
3:15pm – 3:30pm             Afternoon Break (refreshments)
                                                                                                             The Prosecution:                        12:30 – 12:45pm           Questions and Answers                           Community Tissue Services
3:30pm – 4:15pm             Computer Fraud                                          12:15pm – 12:45pm             Alan Levy, J.D.                                              (Morning Faculty)                                       Kathy Alexander
                            as it Relates to Forensic Science                                                                                                                                                                Tarrant County Public Health
                            Mike Morris                                         12:45pm – 1:00pm         Questions and Answers
                                                                                                         (Morning Faculty)                                                                                                             Life Gift, Inc.
4:15pm – 5:00pm             Metabolic Autopsies:                                                                                                                                                                                       Ron Ehrle, B.S.
                            Infant Mortality Related to Fatty Acid Deficiency   1:00pm – 2:30pm          Lunch (provided)                             NOTE:
                            Donald Chace, Ph.D.                                                                                                       Each attendee will receive a certificate of continuing education     Emergency Management Services
                                                                                     Thursday 2:30pm – 5:45pm Moderator:                              at the close of Friday’s Legal Session.                                        John Griswell, M.D.
5:00pm – 5:45pm             Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA):                                              Betty Arvin, J.D.                               Be sure to pick yours up before you leave the conference.
                            As We See in Future Forensics                                                                                                                                                                   John Peter Smith Health System
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Dr. Tellez and Michelle Aguilar, R.N.
                            Sudhir Sinha, Ph.D.                                 2:30pm – 2:45pm          8th Annual “Current Trends in                To obtain credit, successful completion is documented
                                                                                                         Forensic Science” (2007) Conference          through verification of participation.                                      Weatherford College
5:45pm – 6:00pm             Questions and Answers
                                                                                                         Announcement                                                                                                          Forensic Science Department
                            (Afternoon Faculty)                                                                                                                                                                                   Don Jacobs and Lum Farr
                                                                                                                  Don Jacobs, MLA
                                                                                                         Murder in a Small Town:                                                                                                 American Crime School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lum Farr and Don Jacobs
                                                                                2:45pm – 5:30pm          The “Bobby Wayne Woods” Case
   John Peter Smith Health Network/Tarrant County Hospital District                                      •   DNA Analysis
                                                                                    2:45pm – 3:15pm               Connie Patton, B.S.
   is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the                                                                                                                                                                Penguin Promo, Inc.
                                                                                                         •   The Autopsy
   Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the
                                                                                    3:15pm – 3:45pm               Marc Krouse, M.D.                                                                                        Conference Apparel and Souvenirs
   American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on                                                                                                                                                                               ON SALE!
   Accreditation. This actually meets Type I criteria for mandatory             3:45pm – 4:00pm          Afternoon Break (refreshments)                                                                                             Pete and Donna Jones
   continuing education requirements toward relicensure as
   established by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of                                          •   Death Scene Investigation
   Texas. This program has been approved for 16 nurse contact                       4:00pm – 4:30pm               John Looper, Investigator
   (CNE) hours.
                                                                                                         •   The Prosecution: DEATH PENALTY!         Security will be at the front door, in order to get
                                                                                    4:30pm – 5:30pm               Richard Hattox. J.D.                         in and out of the conference
                 NOTE: 50 minutes = 1.0 CNE hour
                                                                                5:30pm – 5:45pm          Questions and Answers                        YOU MUST WEAR YOUR BADGE AT ALL TIMES!
                                                                                                         (Afternoon Faculty)

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