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Barry Logan

Sr. Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives, Laboratory Director, Chief Scientist, NMS Labs

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Barry Logan

Sr. Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives, Laboratory Director, Chief Scientist, NMS Labs

Dr. Barry K. Logan is Sr. Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives, and Laboratory Director (IFS) and Chief Scientist, at NMS Labs in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, where his responsibilities
include management of toxicology resources, new test design and development, Criminalistics services and expert testimony in forensic toxicology and chemistry. Since 2010, he has also
served as Executive Director at the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) at the Fredric Rieders Family Foundation (FRFF) in suburban Philadelphia, where he leads a team of instructors, scientists, and researchers engaged in the application of next generation techniques to solve problems in forensic science. Their current projects include assessment of
field deployable mass spectrometers for illicit drug detection, discovery of novel psychoactive substances in seized material, postmortem populations and emergency room overdose
admissions, and application of peptidomics in biological fluid identification, and enhanced techniques for DNA recovery from forensic evidence.

Dr. Logan is a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicologists (ABFT), and has over one hundred publications and has made over five hundred presentations in forensic toxicology and
analytical chemistry, including work on the effects of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana on drivers, drug caused and related death, and analytical and interpretive toxicology of novel
psychoactive substances. Dr. Logan also serves as Executive Director of the Robert F. Borkenstein Center for Studies of Law in Action at Indiana University, and he holds various academic appointments at Indiana University, Arcadia University, Temple University and Thomas Jefferson University. He has also acted as a consultant to the EMCDDA, UNODC, NHTSA, AAAFTS, USDOJ/OCDETF, and numerous other private and government agencies.

In recognition of his work and contributions, Dr. Logan has received numerous awards, and in 2013/2014, he served as President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.