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Smith, Fred (full)
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
Forensic Science
Dodds Hall
Academic Credentials


    Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1978
    M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1976
    B.A., Antioch College, 1974

    Published Books and Articles

    DA Kidwell, FP Smith. Passive exposure, decontamination procedures, cut-offs, and bias: pitfalls in the interpretation of hair analysis results for cocaine use.  Chapter in: P Kintz (Ed.), Analytical and Practical Aspects of Drug Testing in Hair. CRC Press, Boca Raton , Florida , 2006.

    FP Smith, editor. Handbook of Forensic Drug Analysis. Burlington , MA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2005.

    DA Kidwell, JD Kidwell, F Shinohara, C Harper [graduate student], K Roarty [graduate student], K Bernadt [graduate student], RA McCaulley [graduate student], FP Smith. Comparison of daily urine, sweat, and skin wipes among cocaine users. Forensic Science International 133(1-2): 63-78, 2003

    FP Smith, DA Kidwell. Susceptibility of PharmChekTM Drugs of Abuse Patch to environmental contamination. Forensic Science International 116(2-3):89-116, 2001.

    TFP Smith, DA Kidwell. Commentary on Minimal Standards for the Performance and Interpretation of Toxicology Tests in Legal Proceedings, Journal of Forensic Sciences 45(1):237-238, 2000.


    Dr. Smith's research interests include novel methods of drug testing, reliability of drug testing methods, and the interdiction of traffickers.