December 14, 2018
Improving forensic science: workshop organized by CHRS program manager Robin Mejia
This article first appeared on CSAFE on December 13, 2018
Robin Mejia, who manages the program in statistics and human rights at CHRS also works with the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence. With CSAFE, she recently organized the workshop “Blinding in Forensic Proficiency Testing and Casework,” which was held in November 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The meeting, hosted by the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner, drew attendees from the three primary forensic laboratory systems in Pennsylvania as well as from several other states, to discuss how to implement blind proficiency testing in forensic laboratories.