County Coroner Appoints Chief Toxicologist

Dr. Kent Harshbarger, Montgomery County Coroner, announced the appointment of Dr. Matthew Juhascik as Chief Toxicologist for the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office/Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory.  His duties include oversight of the toxicology laboratory that analyzes specimens from impaired drivers, drug related deaths, and cases related to drug-facilitated sexual assault.

He was previously the Deputy Director of Chemistry for the Massachusetts State Police overseeing toxicology and drug chemistry section. In addition, Dr. Juhascik worked as the Deputy Director/QA Officer for the forensic toxicology laboratory at UMass Memorial Hospital Laboratories in Worcester, MA.

He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Dayton, M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Forensic Sciences from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is a Diplomate with the American Board of Forensic Toxicology.

Matthew Juhascik

Dr. Matthew Juhascik

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