Pascal Kintz received a degree in pharmacy in 1985, a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies in molecular pharmacology and a Ph.D. degree in toxicology in 1989 from the Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. He was an Associate Director at the Institute of Legal Medicine, Strasbourg, and an Associate Professor of legal medicine until the end of 2004, where he taught forensic toxicology at the Faculty of Medicine. Currently, he is the Head of the Scientific Affairs at the ChemTox Laboratory, a private structure in Strasbourg, France. His main topics of interest include alternative specimens with a special focus on hair and oral fluid, pharmacology of drugs of abuse, postmortem toxicology, and doping control. He is active in several national and international scientific societies such as the Société Française de Toxicologie Analytique (SFTA), (President 1997–2003); the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT), (President 2005–2008); the Society of Hair Testing, (Founding Member in 1995, President since 2008). He received the TIAFT Award for Excellence in 2001. In addition, he is an Expert for Justice for the Court of Appeal of Colmar since November 27, 1992 for pharmacology/toxicology and blood alcohol determination; he is an Expert certified by the Gesellschaft für Toxicologische und Forensische Chemie (Germany) and Eurotox. He has published more than 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Biography Updated on 6 August 2009