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Daniel S. Isenschmid ‘78, Ph.D., F-ABFT

Dr. Dan Isenschmid ’78 is a forensic toxicologist at NMS Labs near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Before joining NMS, he was the Chief Toxicologist at the Office of the Wayne County Medical Examiner (Detroit, Michigan) for over 17 years. Dr. Isenschmid received his Ph.D. degree in forensic toxicology from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Medicine. He was the recipient of several Educational Research Awards from the Society of Forensic Toxicologists and the Irving Sunshine Award and Alexander O. Gettler Award from the Toxicology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Dr. Isenschmid is a Fellow and Vice President of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology. He was the past Secretary and Treasurer of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists and is a member and Past President of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists and a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences where he also served on its Board of Directors.
He has published and/or presented many papers on topics related to postmortem forensic drug testing, including medical examiner case reports, the interpretation of postmortem cocaine concentrations, the stability and analysis of cocaine and its metabolites, and the effects of cocaine on human performance.

Dan attended The Waldorf School in Garden City from Second Grade through High School, graduating in 1978.

Daniel S. Isenschmid ‘78, Ph.D., F-ABFT

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Daniel S. Isenschmid ‘78, Ph.D., F-ABFT

Medicine & ScienceSymposium Panelist 2020

Dr. Dan Isenschmid ’78 is a forensic toxicologist at NMS Labs near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Before joining NMS, he was the Chief Toxicologist at the Office of the Wayne County Medical Examiner (Detroit, Michigan) for over 17 years. Dr. Isenschmid received his Ph.D. degree in forensic toxicology from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Medicine. He was the recipient of several Educational Research Awards from the Society of Forensic Toxicologists and the Irving Sunshine Award and Alexander O. Gettler Award from the Toxicology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Dr. Isenschmid is a Fellow and Vice President of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology. He was the past Secretary and Treasurer of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists and is a member and Past President of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists and a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences where he also served on its Board of Directors.
He has published and/or presented many papers on topics related to postmortem forensic drug testing, including medical examiner case reports, the interpretation of postmortem cocaine concentrations, the stability and analysis of cocaine and its metabolites, and the effects of cocaine on human performance.

Dan attended The Waldorf School in Garden City from Second Grade through High School, graduating in 1978.