Carl E. Wolf, PhD

Toxicology Supervisor Assistant Professor

Carl E. Wolf, PhD Supervisor, FIRM Specialty Testing Laboratory and Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Affiliate Professor, Department of Forensic Sciences, College of Humanities and Sciences Assistant Professor Department of Pathology; School of Medicine

Department: Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-4420

Fax: (804) 828-8166


Carl E. Wolf II, Ph.D., MS, F-ABFT

    Supervisor, FIRM Specialty Testing Laboratory and Forensic Toxicology Laboratory VCU Health, Richmond, VA

    Affiliate Professor, Department of Forensic Sciences, College of Humanities and Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Assistant Professor Department of Pathology; School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University


Dr. Wolf received his BS in Chemistry from Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania in 1986, where he received the CRC Press’ Outstanding Freshman Chemist Award.  Dr. Wolf received his MS in Criminal Justice, with a Forensic Science option from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 1994, and received his Ph.D. in Pathology, with a focus on Forensic Toxicology from the Medical College of Virginia Campus at VCU in 2005.

Dr. Wolf has been employed at Medical College of Virginia Hospitals since 1987 in various roles in the Clinical and Forensic Toxicology Laboratories.  Dr. Wolf regularly consults and/or lectures on toxicology and drug testing issues, and has given expert testimony in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina.  Dr. Wolf has contributed to over 100 presentations and peer-reviewed publications.  Dr. Wolf is a full member of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists.  Dr. Wolf is a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicologists (ABFT), and has been certified by ABFT since 2001. In 2007, Dr. Wolf was a member of the group that received an Educational Innovation Award from the School of Medicine at the MCV campus of VCU for developing and maintaining an on-line CE program for chronic non-malignant pain management curriculum. In 2017, Dr. Wolf received a grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to study the matrix effects that liver tissue has on the analysis of opiates, and in 2018, he received a NIJ grant to study the stability of cannabinoids in marijuana infused edibles.

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