Courses Instructed:

Crime Scene Processing
Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault
Ethics and Professional Codes of Conduct
Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault
Introduction to Forensics
Other Courses Instructed
Professional Presentations

Crime Scene Processing

The Importance of the SART, presented at the Washington County Sexual Assault Response Team Kick-off Event in Calais, Maine on May 8, 2002

Forensic Science and the Trauma Patient at Kennebec County EMS Conference, October 2000

Basic Crime Scene Processing at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy from December 10 to 14, 2001

Basic Crime Scene Processing at the Jay Police Department on September 19, 2001

"Evidence Collection Techniques in Cases of Domestic Violence" presented at the 3rd Annual EMS Conference's Domestic Violence Program (1997)

Central Maine Medical Center's E.R. Staff: "Rape Protocol Collection Kit" in May 1997

Maine State Law Enforcement Basic School: "Handling Physical Evidence" in February 1996

Central Maine Police Council: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in April 1997

Maine State Police Academy: "Handling Physical Evidence" in February 1996

Central Maine Medical Center: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in November 1995

Maine State Police Academy: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in October 1994

Oxford County Sheriff's Department: "Proper Evidence Collection and Preservation" in June 1994

Maine Conservation Academy: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" February 1993

Penobscot Bay Hospital: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in February 1993

Maine Municipal Police Academy: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in October 1992

Maine Municipal Police Academy: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in August 1991

Maine Municipal Police Academy: "Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence" in January 1991

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Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

Drugs Used to Facilitate Sexual Assault Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Program: April 2005 to October 2008

The New Drug Culture held at the University of Maine Augusta on October 18, 2001

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program: "Introduction to Drugs Used to Facilitate Rape" January 2001

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Ethics and Professional Codes of Conduct

Ethics in Forensic Science at the University of Maine at Augusta: April 2009

Ethics and Professional Codes of Conduct at the Maine Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory: March 2009

Ethics and Professional Codes of Conduct at the Maine Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory: December 2007

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Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault

Augusta Area Rape Crisis Center: "Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault" in June 1994

Steven's Memorial Hospital: Nursing Staff "Rape Protocol Collection Kit" in March 1994

Augusta Area Rape Crisis Center: "Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault" in November 1993

Lewiston-Auburn Area Rape Crisis Center: "Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault" in January 1993

Penobscot Valley Hospital: "Collection of Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault" in May 1993

Penobscot Bay Hospital: "Caring for Survivors of Sexual Assault" in March 1993

Augusta Area Rape Crisis Center: "Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault" in January 1993

Central Maine Medical Center: "Sexual Assault Evidence Collection and Preservation" January 1993

Augusta Area Rape Crisis Center: "Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault" October 1992

Kennebec Valley Medical Center E.R. Staff: "Rape Protocol Collection Kit" in October 1992

Bangor Area Rape Crisis Center: "Caring for Victims of Sexual Assault" in September 1990

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Introduction to Forensics

Introduction To Forensic Science and Basic Crime Scene Processing at Presque Isle Police Department, November 14 and 15, 2002

Introduction To Forensic Science at the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department on August 22, 2001

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program: "Introduction to Forensic Science and the Rape Protocol Collection Kit" September 1999

MaineGeneral Medical Center (Waterville) E.R. Staff: "Rape Protocol Collection Kit" in March 1997

Eastern Maine Medical Center's Laboratory Staff: "Role of the Forensic Chemist in Evaluating Rape Evidence" in November 1997

Bar Harbor Hospital: E.R. Staff "Rape Protocol Collection Kit" in January 1995

Maine State Police CID III Section Meeting: "Techniques in Forensic Science" in October 1991

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Other Courses Instructed

Expert Witness Testimony at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting in October 2001

Expert Witness Testimony at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting in October 2000

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Professional Presentations

2000-2010

“When Two Worlds Collide: The Interface of Science and the Law” – to be presented at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting in February (2010)

Forensic Capabilities of New England and Quebec Crime Labs, Maine, presented at the Hands Across the Border 3rd Annual Quebec/United States Conference on the Prevention of Transborder Crimes (2008)

"A Giant Batch Of Rat Poison?" poster presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 28th Annual Meeting (2002)

"The Application of Forensic Science in Case Presentation, Back to the Basics" presented at the Maine Prosecutors' Association Fall Training Conference (2002)

"Forensic Chemistry, It's Not All Lab Coats and Test Tubes" presented at the Northeast Medical Technology Conference (2001)

"Meth in Maine: The Way Life Should Be?" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 27th Annual Meeting (2001)

Brief Update of DRE Program in Maine" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 27th Annual Meeting (2001)

"Ethical Issues Concerning Forensic Scientists" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 27th Annual Meeting (2001)

"Responding to Sexual Assault, New Directions in Investigation and Forensics" presented at the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Seeking Solutions for Maine Conference (2000)

1993 - 1999

"Sexual Assault Evidence Collection and Preservation" presented at the 26th Annual New England Seminar in Forensic Sciences (1999)

"Introduction to Criminalistics" presented at the 26th Annual New England Seminar in Forensic Sciences (1999)

"Technical Working Group on Materials Analysis (TWGMAT) Up-Date" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 24th Annual Meeting (1998)

"Without a Trace ..." presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 24th Annual Meeting (1998)

"Introduction to Forensic Science and the Rape Protocol Collection Kit" Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (1998)

"Introduction to Forensic Science and the Rape Protocol Collection Kit" presented at the Mid-Coast Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault's Annual Meeting (1997)

"Introduction to Forensic Science and the Rape Protocol Collection Kit" presented at the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (1997)

"The Key's to Solving a Homicide Cooperation, Communication and Luck" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 23rd Annual Meeting (1997)

"Every Crime Scene Tells a Story" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 23rd Annual Meeting (1997)

"Technical Working Group on Materials Analysis (TWGMAT) Up-Date" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 23rd Annual Meeting (1997)

"Forensic Evidence Evaluation" presented at the Central Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault's Responding to Sexual Assault and Abuse A Team Approach Conference (1997)

"Trace Evidence and Criminalistics for the Medical Examiner and Coroner" presented at the 24th Annual New England Seminar in Forensic Sciences (1997)

"Evidence Collection Techniques in Cases of Domestic Violence" presented at the 3rd Annual EMS Conference's Domestic Violence Program (1997)

"Technical Working Group on Materials Analysis (TWGMAT) Up-Date" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 22nd Annual Meeting (1996)

"The Recovery of Seminal Components and DNA From the Vagina of a Homicide Victim 34 Days Post-Mortem" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 21st Annual Meeting (1995)

"The Relationship of the Criminalist and Pathologist in Homicide Investigations" presented at the 22nd Annual New England Seminar in Forensic Sciences (1995)

"Physical Evidence at the Crime Scene" presented at the 2nd Annual Emergency Medical Team Summer Conference (1996)

"Pack-Up Your Troubles In Your Old GLAD Bag" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 20th Annual Meeting (1994)

"Lasting Impression" presented at the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists 20th Annual Meeting (1994)

"Physical Evidence in Cases of Sexual Assault, Making Sense of the Science" presented at the Maine Medico-Legal Society Meeting (1993)

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