Women Advancing Forensics: Tabitha Bandy

Meet some of the women who are propelling the field of forensic science forward. In this interview, we meet Tabitha Bandy, Technical Leader and DNA Supervisor at the Nashville Metro Police Crime Lab. Tabitha began her career in research, but decided to give forensics a try, though there were limited positions at the time. Thanks the popularity of the CSI television shows, she has watched the interest in forensics grow. She has always been interested in bioinformatics and may be one of the few who is excited to see statistics become more prevalent in DNA. In this interview, Tabitha discusses what she enjoys about being in a leadership position, advice for others considering leadership roles, and words of wisdom for other women in the field.