Robert M. Almeida, M.S., D-ABFT-FT, TC-NRCC Expert Witness
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  • Company: Poizen Forensic Toxicology, LLC
  • Phone: 401-316-2058
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Forensic Science and Toxicology

Specialty Focus:

Forensic Toxicology


Master of Science - Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island; Bachelor of Science - Chemistry, University of New Haven; Bachelor of Science - Biology, University of New Haven; Bachelor of Science - Forensic Science, University of New Haven

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Additional Information

I am a doubly board-certified as both a Diplomate in Forensic Toxicology by the American Board of Forensic Toxicologists and as a Toxicological Chemist by the National Registry of Certified Chemists. I actively practice forensic toxicology in Rhode Island and am adjunct professor of biology. I earned my Master of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Rhode Island and hold Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry, Biology, Forensic Science and Criminal Justice – Investigative Services all from the University of New Haven. I am a member of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists, associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a member of the Northeast Association of Forensic Sciences, a member of the International Alliance of Clinical and Forensic Toxicologists, an associate member of the Rhode Island Criminalist Association, and transitional member of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. I have conducted comprehensive analytical testing of over 5000 cases related to DUI, DUID, and death investigations with instrumental techniques including ELISA, HSGC-FID, Co-Oximetry, GC/MS, LC/MS/MS, all in an accredited laboratory setting. Additionally, I have experience with laboratory management, analytical method development and have successfully qualified as an expert witness and provided courtroom testimony. Additionally, I joined the Community College of Rhode Island as an adjunct biology professor in 2014. This experience has uniquely positioned me to provide insight into highly complex concepts in a tangible manner for a wide array of demographics.