Loyola University Maryland

Forensic Studies

Advisory Boards

Forensic Studies Steering Committee FY 2019-2020

 Name Division/Department Year Appointed
 David Rivers  Biology  2018
 Marianna Carlucci  Psychology  2018
 Nicole Schoenberger  Sociology  2019
 Allen Brizee  Writing  2019
 Frank Cunningham  Humanities/Philosophy  2018
 Theresa Jefferson  Business (ISOM)  2018
 Bahram Roughani  Associate Dean, NAS  Ex officio


Forensic Studies Advisory Board FY 2019-2020

Name Affiliation Expertise
 Rana DellaRocco Baltimore City Police
Forensic Unit
Director of
Forensic Unit
 Jeffrey Hickey ('95) MicroLab, Inc
ZyGem, Inc
Director of Forensics
 Matt Gabriel ('95) ThermoFisher Product Manager
 Mary Beth Haller Baltimore City
Health Department
Deputy Commissioner
 Dr. Barry Levine ('78) Office of the Chief
Medical Examiner,
Retired States
Forensic Toxicologist
 Betty Layne DesPortes Benjamin and DesPortes
Law Firm
Immediate past president
 Dr. William Rodriguez Armed Forces Pathology Forensic Anthropology
 Mike O'Day ('97) DLA Piper Trial Attorney,
Corporate and Internal Business
 KC Murphy Office of Attorney General,
State of Maryland
Director, Criminal Division
Fraud Analysis
 Dr. Kathryn Seifert Eastern Shore
Psychological Services
Forensic Psychologist
 Dr. Wanda Kuperus Maryland State Police
Forensic Unit
Deputy Director
 Dr. Hung Cheung ('81) Cogency Medical
Forensics Consultants
 Dr. David Fowler Office of the Chief Medical
Examiner, Maryland
Chief Medical Examiner
 Shelly Brazelle US Secret Service Latent Print Examiner,
Currency Fraud Examiner
 Dr. David Black (’74) Founder, Aegis Sciences Corporation;
Founder, The Phoenix Sciences Group;
Clinical Associate Professor,
Department of Immunology, Microbiology,
Pathology and Pharmacology,
Vanderbilt University

Forensic Toxicologist
Dr. John Morgan (’84)  Center for Forensic Sciences,
RTI International
Senior Director
 Dr. Kevin Dowling ('90)  Federal Reserve Police, Washington, D.C. Deputy Chief of Police
 Becky Feldman ('98) Maryland Office of the Public Defender Deputy Public Defender

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Course Snapshot

Exploring Biology 101: Introduction to Forensic Science

Learn about the field of forensics and acquire the lab techniques needed to conduct crime scene investigations.