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Guy Vallaro, M.S. ’89, Ph.D.

The diversity of the field keeps this scientist’s love of toxicology going strong.

Guy Vallaro, M.S. ’89, Ph.D.

Guy Vallaro, M.S. ’89, Ph.D.

Solving Forensic Mysteries

Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences


Guy Vallaro, M.S. ’89, Ph.D., has always been drawn to the sciences. He worked in the beverage labs at PepsiCo before entering the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences. While enrolled at NYMC he gained experience at the Westchester County Medical Examiner office. Always following the next clue, he pursued a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical science and toxicology from St. John’s University. After several executive posts with the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center Department of Hospital Laboratories he was recruited to direct Connecticut’s Forensic Science Laboratory. Vallaro continues to solve current and cold cases using history from ancient Greeks and Egyptians to modern day tricks of the trade.

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