Nominations for TIAFT Board Re-Opened

Due to the postponement of the 2017 TIAFT Business Meeting to 11 January 2018, you now have until Monday, 11 December 2017 to declare your interest in serving on TIAFT's Board for three years. All positions of the Board are going to be decided by election and all TIAFT members are invited to nominate candidates for the positions of: [...] Read more

It is with great sorrow that we share the news of the passing of Kurt Dubowski

Kurt Dubowski, PhD, the American pioneer in the science of breath and blood-alcohol testing died on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the age of 96. Kurt Dubowski, of Moore, Oklahoma, became the first state director and first chairman of the Oklahoma Board of Tests for Alcohol and Drug Influence after the Legislature created the state agency in 1967 and [...] Read more

TIAFT Bulletin, special issue

Dear Bulletin readers, This special issue of the Bulletin has been created to inform you about the upcoming TIAFT events in Boca Raton 2017, Ghent 2018, Birmingham 2019 and Cape Town 2020. We hope this information will be of interest to you when planning your TIAFT travels. Another full issue of the TIAFT Bulletin will be distributed to you before [...] Read more

2017 SOFT-TIAFT Meeting in Boca Raton Rescheduled!

Our NEW ANNUAL MEETING DATES have been announced by SOFT: 6-12 January 2018 Program Schedule: • January 6: Pre-Conference Meetings • January 7-8: Workshops, Opening Ceremony and Reception • January 9-11: Scientific Program and Social Events Please help SOFT begin planning by letting them know if you can attend with our two minute survey by [...] Read more

TIAFT Bulletin, June 2017 is now available

In this number, together with the President’s Message and the usual news about Committees, past and future meetings, you will find: Forensic Toxicology Profiles: Erik Widmark by Alan Wayne Jones, PhD, DSc. Young Scientist Corner: "Novel direct dried blood spot-based approaches for forensic toxicology and clinical applications" by Nele Sadones, [...] Read more

Results of the Vote to Amend Article 5 of the TIAFT Constitution

The membership of TIAFT voted to accept the change to Article 5 of the constitution (407 – Yes; 17 – No) as noted below: Article 5.1 Board members The Executive Board of the Association shall consist of a President, a President-elect, the immediate past-president, a Secretary, a Treasurer and three other elected Board Members. They shall be [...] Read more

Call for nominations for the Alan Curry award

All TIAFT members are invited to nominate candidates for the Alan Curry Award by completing this form (Word doc) and sending it to the TIAFT President ( before 14 July 2017. The Alan Curry Award is the most prestigious award of TIAFT. TIAFT members who have a long history of distinguished contributions to the field of forensic [...] Read more

Call for nominations for the TIAFT achievement award

All members are invited to nominate candidates for the TIAFT achievement award, by sending a completed form (attached) to the immediate past-president Alain Verstraete ( before July 31st, 2017. The recipient should be a TIAFT member under 46 years of age by December 31st of the year that the award is given and have been [...] Read more

Hurry up! Travel Grants to attend TIAFT annual meeting are expiring on May 15

The travel grants are awarded to selected members actively working in the field of forensic toxicology that show the need for financial assistance, have an accepted, high-quality abstract for the annual meeting, and agree to certain requirements of receiving the grant. Any TIAFT DCF member or Standard member is eligible to receive a travel grant [...] Read more

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