Loralie Langman got her BSc in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, CSMLS, and ASCP certifications at the University of Alberta. She completed her Ph.D. Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Alberta. She completed her Clinical Chemistry training at the University of Toronto, specializing in Forensic Toxicology and Molecular Genetics. She worked in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Provincial Toxicology Centre and BC Biomedical Laboratories as a Forensic Toxicologist/Clinical Chemist. She is currently the Director, Toxicology and Drug Monitoring Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN and Associate Professor of Laboratory Med/Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
Dr. Langman was certified with the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (CACB) and is the first individual to have achieved Diplomat status with the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) in all three disciplines (Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Toxicological Chemistry). She is also a Diplomat with the American Board of Forensic Toxicology.
Dr. Langman is a member of and serves on committees for several professional organizations including: The Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT); the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS); the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB); the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC); The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT), the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry And Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) and IATDMCT.
She has over 47 peer reviewed publications, 12 book chapters, over 60 abstracts and over 100 presentations at National and International meetings. Her areas of expertise include: clinical toxicology; drugs of abuse (particularly amphetamine-type stimulants and cocaine); post-mortem toxicology; therapeutic drug management (particularly immunosuppressant drugs); and pharmacogenetics.