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Agnes Winokur Honored by ASTM International Forensic Sciences Committee


Agnes D. Winokur, associate laboratory director for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Miami, Florida, USA, was honored with the Forensic Sciences Award by ASTM International’s forensic sciences committee (E30). 

An ASTM International member since November 2005, Winokur was recognized for “continuous and outstanding contributions to the development of standards for the committee, as well as excellence in leadership within the subgroup on criminalistics,” according to her citation. 

Winokur has been with the U.S. DEA since 1997, serving in a variety of roles including forensic chemist, supervisory chemist, program manager, and more. She holds a bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Florida, a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Florida, and a master’s degree in forensic science from Florida International University. 

In addition to ASTM International, Winokur is a member of the Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs, Florida Association of Crime Laboratory Directors, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science, Women in Standards, Clandestine Laboratory Investigating Chemists Society, and more.  


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Release #10905

October 30, 2019

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