Michael Welner, M.D.
Ashraf Mozayani, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Ashraf Mozayani, Pharm.D., Ph.D. is nationally known for her expertise on drug facilitated sexual assault, and interpretation of post-mortem drug testing . Dr. Mozayani’s expertise encompasses the toxicology of cocaine, marijuana, amphetamines, inhalants, opiates, GHB, alcohol and several prescription drugs. She is Board Certified as a Forensic Toxicologist by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology (D-ABFT) and is the Laboratory Director and Chief Toxicologist for Texas’ Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office in Houston. Dr. Mozayani is recognized for her diligence in toxicological examination and laboratory standards, and is an Inspector for American Crime Laboratory Directors (ACLD) Laboratory Accreditation Board. Dr. Mozayani is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Texas.
Dr. Mozayani has overseen inspection of quality control in forensic testing in ACLD Laboratories, the National Laboratory Certification Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse, American Board of Forensic Toxicologists, College of American Pathologists (athletic drug urine testing, as well as forensic urine drug testing), and the National Forensic Science Technology Center. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences, the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists, and the Southwestern Association of Toxicologists and the Society of Hair Testing. In addition, Dr. Mozayani was a founding editor of the journal “Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology.”
In addition to the expertise of her casework and supervision of others’, Dr. Mozayani continues to contribute texts on the cutting edge of forensic toxicology. Among her many notable publications are the important reference texts: The Forensic Laboratory Handbook: Procedures and Practice; Handbook of Real Crime Lab; Handbook of Drug Interaction: A Clinical and Forensic Guide; and Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault.