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Just Science Podcast: Just Lessons Learned in Forensic Technology Transition

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February 2024

In this podcast episode, guests Catherine Grgicak and Stephanie Stoiloff discuss their real-world experiences with introducing new forensic technologies into practice, discussing their technology transition lessons learned as well as strategies for approaching product validation.


In this fourth episode of Just Science podcast’s season, Roadmap to Improving Technology Transition, host Rebecca Shute interviews Dr. Catherine Grgicak, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Rutgers University-Camden, and Stephanie Stoiloff, Chief of the Forensic Services Division at the Miami-Dade Police Department. The guests discuss their real-world experiences with introducing new forensic technology into practice, providing input based on their own practice and experiences for developing technologies that meet previously unmet needs and offer benefits over existing technologies. Dr. Grgicak and Ms. Stoiloff also discuss lessons from their own experiences with technology transition efforts and strategies for product validation, and share advice from the perspective of an academic and a practitioner.

Date Published: February 1, 2024