Dr. Vina Spiehler, PhD, FABFT

Dr. Vina Spiehler, PhD, FABFT

Work:

Consultant and Principal Scientist, Spiehler & Associates

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

Dr. Vina R. Spiehler has 42 years of experience in Forensic Toxicology. She earned her BA and MA in Analytical Chemistry from California State University, Fullerton, and her Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Today, this expert is a Fellow in Forensic Toxicology by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Forensic Toxicologist in the Forensic Science Service at the Orange County Sheriff's Department and as the Technical Director for Drugs of Abuse Testing Products at Diagnostic Products Corporation. Currently, this expert is a Consultant and Principal Scientist at Spiehler & Associates.

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s************@a***.com

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(949) ***-****

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Newport Beach, California

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

113

Plaintiff Cases

23

Defense Cases

74

Other Cases

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Expert Challenges

54

Malpractice Cases

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Deposition Transcripts

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Personal Litigation

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Publications

74

Media & News

175

Social Media Mentions

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Litigation Activities

113 records available

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The People v. Gerald Parker

Expert Witness

1999-01-21

Edgar Rene Solorzano v. The People (The People v. Edgar Solorzano)

Expert Witness

2009-05-28

Adele Sanchez, et al. v. SoCal Pedicabs, et al.

Expert Witness

2003-08-01

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Publications

74 records available

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Lead acetate as a density increaser for the 'microfuge' method for counting gamma emitting isotopes by liquid scintillation

Journal Article

Drug Abuse Handbook

Book (Editor)

Procedures for screening a single sample (blood or urine) for barbiturates, hypnotics, amphetamines, narcotics, and other abused drugs by GLC, TLC, and UV

Journal Article

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Using Expert Radar, we uncovered a textbook chapter written by the opposing expert that contradicted his testimony, helping us secure a $44 million verdict—the largest single verdict for a single plaintiff in Kentucky's history.

Mark Alcott, Esq.

Harlin Parker

Media & News

175 records available

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Description

TOXICOLOGY: Driving Under the Influence (SC 216)

Presenter: Vina Spiehler, Ph.D., Principal Scientist of Spiehler and Associates, Newport Beach, is a forensics and toxicology authority for detection of ...

422 Tustin Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663 - Business History

Vina R Spiehler has resided at this location from 2001 to 2019. This business specializes in Lawyers legal. Record History. Established: 2001. Business may be ...

TIAFT Bulletin

Vina Spiehler (USA) was elected TIAFT Secretary in 1990 and published her first Bulletin in January 1991. From 1984 Dr. M. David Osselton (UK) and from ...

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

Doctor of Philosophy

California State University, Fullerton

Master of Arts

California State University, Fullerton

Bachelor of Arts

Work History

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Employer

Consultant and Principal Scientist

Spiehler & Associates

Technical Director

Diagnostic Products Corporation

Senior Forensic Toxicologist

Orange County Sheriff's Department

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