Bruce Goldberger


Professor of Pathology and Director of Toxicology, University of Florida College of Medicine; Director, William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine

Dr. Goldberger is a Professor and Director of Toxicology in the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He holds a joint Clinical Professor position in the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine. Dr. Goldberger is also the Director of the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine and Program Director for the Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System.

Dr. Goldberger received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Zoology from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey and Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees in Forensic Toxicology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Goldberger is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology, certified as a Toxicological Chemist by the National Registry of Certified Chemists and a Fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. At the University of Florida, Dr. Goldberger is the Technical and Administrative Director of the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory. The laboratory supports Medical Examiner Offices in six districts throughout the State of Florida and has a yearly caseload of approximately 3000. Dr. Goldberger has been qualified as an expert witness more than 200 times in forensic toxicology in Federal, State, Military and Canadian courts of law. Dr. Goldberger has published numerous articles related to forensic toxicology and is the co-editor of the Handbook of Workplace Drug Testing. Dr. Goldberger has been featured on local, state and national television including ABC Good Morning America, ABC News 20/20, ABC Nightline, Dateline NBC, CNN (Lou Dobbs & Nancy Grace), MSNBC, Fox News (America's Newsroom), Court TV (Courtside), CBS' 48 Hours, the A&E and History Channels, ChannelOne and VH1.

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