Senior Scientist

Sarah ShudaSarah Shuda is a senior scientist in forensic chemistry at the CFSRE, where she works on forensic chemistry projects including the analysis of fentanyl tablets and powders seized at the US Southwest border. Previously, she was employed by NMS Labs where she worked as an analyst, trainer, and their forensic chemistry technical director. Between these two positions, she has experience developing and validating qualitative and quantitative methods on multiple instruments including LC/MS/MS, GC/MS, and HPLC-UV/DAD. At NMS Labs, she worked extensively on marijuana and hemp testing in response to the Farm Bill. She has presented her work on cannabis, fentanyl, and other topics at conferences including AAFS, MAAFS, and NEAFS and in multiple webinars. She is also a member of the OSAC seized drug subcommittee. She is certified in drug analysis by the American Board of Criminalistics. She has co-authored four publications.