Forensic Science alumna Amanda L.A. Mohr ’12M received the 2019 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Irving Sunshine Award from the Toxicology Section, which focuses on the research and detection of poisons and drugs in medical and legal investigations. The Irving Sunshine award is given to a young investigator who has contributed outstanding research in the field of forensic toxicology. In addition to the award, the recipient also receives a stipend to support future projects.
Mohr is a forensic scientist at the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education where she works on variety of analytical projects associated with toxicology samples, teaches graduate students on analytical and instrumental toxicology lab, serves as co-principle investigator on grant-funded research and oversees the summer science program.
Mohr was nominated by Adjunct Professor Dr. Barry Logan, course director of Forensic Toxicology for Arcadia’s nationally accredited (FEPAC) master's in Forensic Science program.