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Barry Logan (Toxicologist)

Award-Winning Toxicologist and Lecturer

Address: Willow Grove, PA, US

An experienced toxicologist based in Pennsylvania, Dr. Barry Logan has received numerous awards and professional recognition for his work as a scientist and researcher. The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs, and Traffic Safety presented Dr. Barry Logan with the 2013 Widmark Award for his accomplishments as a toxicologist involved in alcohol and drug testing, and he received the National Safety Council’s Robert F. Borkenstein Award in 2011, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Rolla N Harger Award for contributions to forensic science. Previously, he earned the 2006 John P. McGovern Foundation Leadership Award for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Over the past several years, Dr. Logan has taken on new initiatives to promote the development of forensic science in Brazil, where he has spoken on topics related to designer drugs, ethics, forensic science governance, and advancements in technology in forensic science. Additionally, he presented on subjects in toxicology and forensic science to students at Centro Universitário de Brasília, and UniCEUB.

Dr. Logan works as senior vice president of forensic science initiatives and chief scientist with the Willow Grove, Pennsylvania-based NMS Labs, which conducts a wide range of scientific services for governmental and private entities. He also heads the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education, a part of the Fredric Rieders Family Foundation, where his focus is on the development and mentorship of young scientists and the introduction of new validated technologies in the fields of forensic toxicology, forensic chemistry and forensic biology.  He currently hold s academic appointments at Arcadia University, Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University and Indiana University, where he heads the world renowned Borkenstein Alcohol Course.


NMS Labs

Senior Vice President Forensic Science Initiatives

Jul 2016 - Present

Center for Forensic Science Research and Education

Executive Director

Mar 2010 - Present


University of Glasgow


Sep 1982 - Dec 1987