The Official Website of Dr. Leo Dal Cortivo
News Articles and Links to Dr. Dal Cortivo's Scholarly Works
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Dr. Leo Dal Cortivo and his work as a forensic toxicologist.
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Links for Help Finding Scholarly Work
Co-Authored by Dr. Dal Cortivo.
Click on the links below for Dr. Dal Cortivo;s Scholarly works:
1- The Distribution of Ethanol in Postmortem Blood Specimens and Related Citations
2- Attempted Murder with Pancuronium and Related Citations
3- Production of Amitriptyline from Nortriptyline in Formaldehyde-Containing Solutions and Related Citations
4- Do Electronic Bone Healing Devices Interfere with Breath Testing Instruments and Related Citations
5- Determination of N-methylcarbamate Pesticides in Well Water by Liquid Chromatography with Postcolumn Fluorescence Derivatization and Related Citations
6- Endogenous Isopropanol: Forensic and Biochemical Implications andRelated Citations
7- Detection and Identification of Gasoline in Tissues by Capillary GC Using Pattern Recognition Techniques and Related Citations
8- Detection and Quantitation of Multiple Volatile Compounds in Tissues by GC & GC/MS & Related Citations
9- Colorimetric Determination of 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine andRelated Citations
10- Fluorometric Determination of Microgram Amounts of Meperidine andRelated Citations
11- Separation and Determination of Opiates and Diluents in Illicit Narcotic Mixtures and Related Citations
12- Developments in Spectrography: Spectrochemical Methods and Related Citations
13- Identification and Estimation of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide by Thin Layer Chromatography and Fluorometry and Related Citations
To learn more about S.O.F.T.’s The Young Forensic Toxicologists (YFT) Committee and
The Leo Dal Cortivo Memorial Fund Awards, which is sponsored by Leo's wife Patricia click here.
What Else is There About Leo?
Leo loved the opera. One of his favorites was Dick Hyman. Leo had the opportunity to hear Mr. Hyman perform in Venice, Florida. In the picture below, Leo gets an autograph from Mr. Hyman.
Even after retiring, Leo stayed active. Such as with the Venice Stars of Tomorrow which Leo was a guild member. The photo below is with the Venice Stars of Tomorrow Event sponsor Linda Collins.