27th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium

The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science thanks all of the attendees and agencies at the 27th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium on the Investigation of Drug Related Deaths that was held October 22-23, 2018.  The Symposium was extremely successful and offered another venue to discuss the problem that society faces with opioid related deaths. Our thanks to all of the speakers, and a special thanks to the parents who shared the stories of their loved ones. We are also grateful to the sponsors that helped us present the Symposium this year.  The next Symposium is scheduled for October 21-22, 2019, we hope to see you there.

Date: October 22-23, 2018 – 8:30am – 4:00pm each day
Location: Dodds Hall, Bucknall Theater at the University of New Haven
Topic: Investigation of Drug Related Deaths

This year’s speakers will include noted international and national drug experts, prosecutors, U.S. Attorney’s Office, DEA investigators, emergency department physicians, family members, and toxicology experts who have worked on the investigation of drugs and drug related deaths. Dr. Henry C. Lee, founder of the Institute, will address the investigation of drug related death scenes as well as evidence and interpretation. The Symposium will address timely and current trends in deadly drugs such as opioids, fentanyl, heroin, and others, and the drug related death investigations and challenges being encountered today.

Thank you for your continued support which allows the Institute to present these vital community programs!


Past Markle Symposiums

Our Ties to the University of New Haven

Dr. Lee has been a member of the faculty at the University of New Haven since 1975 and helped establish one of the foremost academic forensic programs in the world. The University and its students are world-renowned in this field. You can visit www.newhaven.edu to find out more about undergraduate and graduate study in the University of New Haven’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences.

The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science is housed in a state-of-the-art building on the University of New Haven campus. While we work hand-in-hand toward a common goal, it is important to note the Lee Institute is a separate entity that works closely with the University.

Through training, consultation, research and a unique public learning center, the Institute’s goal is to make the criminal justice system more effective. Toward that goal, we provide unique and effective training programs and cutting edge resources to professionals in the law enforcement fields.

More About Dr. Lee

Dr. Henry C. Lee is the founding father of the Institute. The legendary investigator is known for finding the tiniest clues. He has even solved a murder without a body. Find out more about the world-famous investigator on https://www.facebook.com/DrHenryLee.