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Toxicology Laboratory

Toxicology Laboratory

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm; Call Client Services 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234

Toxicology is the only clinical laboratory providing clinical and forensic toxicology services at VCU Health System. The toxicology laboratory is functionally divided into two laboratories. The clinical toxicology laboratory provides 24/7 routine therapeutic drug monitoring, rapid urine drug screening, and serum testing for alcohols and ethylene glycol. {See STAT Lab (pdf) for specific test information}.

The forensic and specialty toxicology laboratory provides 9-5 services for complex clinical testing and chain of custody testing.

Forensic Toxicology (pdf) testing includes:

Complex Clinical Toxicology (pdf) testing includes:

  • Pain Management
  • General Unknown Comprehensive Testing
  • Heavy Metals Testing
  • Substance Abuse Compliance Treatment Testing

In addition, the toxicology laboratory performs pharmaceutical testing for quality control, quality assurance, and drug diversion documentation.

All specimens submitted for forensic or drug diversion testing should be collected with external chain of custody documentation. The Forensic Toxicology Laboratory is secure with limited access, and all testing is performed under appropriate chain of custody.

The Clinical Pathology Receiving area is located on the MCV campus in the Clinical Support Center (CSC), 403 N. 13th Street, 6th floor Room 643.

The Forensic Toxicology Receiving area is located on the MCV campus in the Clinical Support Center (CSC), 403 N. 13th Street, 6th floor Room 626.

Toxicology Laboratory Address

Department of Clinical Pathology
403 N. 13th St
Room 620 - 6th Floor
Clinical Support Center (CSC Building)
Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing Address: Box 98-0165, Richmond, VA 23298-0165Locate Clinical Support Center (CSC)

Contact Information

Grace R. Williams, PhD [View Image]

Grace R. Williams, PhD

Director of Toxicology Associate Dir. of Chemistry

Grace R. Williams, PhD [View Image]

Grace R. Williams, PhD

Director of Toxicology Associate Dir. of Chemistry

Pathology

Phone: 804-828-5252

Email: grace.r.williams@vcuhealth.org

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Carl E. Wolf, PhD [View Image]

Carl E. Wolf, PhD

Toxicology Supervisor Assistant Professor

Carl E. Wolf, PhD [View Image]

Carl E. Wolf, PhD

Toxicology Supervisor Assistant Professor

Pathology

Supervisor, FIRM Specialty Testing Laboratory and Forensic Toxicology Laboratory
Affiliate Professor, Department of Forensic Sciences, College of Humanities and Sciences
Assistant Professor Department of Pathology; School of Medicine

Phone: (804) 828-4420

Fax: (804) 828-8166

Email: Carl.Wolf@vcuhealth.org

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Carrol Nanco, MS Clin Lab Sci, D-ABFT [View Image]

Carrol Nanco, MS Clin Lab Sci, D-ABFT

Senior Med Tech

Carrol Nanco, MS Clin Lab Sci, D-ABFT [View Image]

Carrol Nanco, MS Clin Lab Sci, D-ABFT

Senior Med Tech

Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-0339

Email: Carrol.Nanco@vcuhealth.org

Paul Dooley, MT(ASCP) [View Image]

Paul Dooley, MT(ASCP)

Med Tech II

Paul Dooley, MT(ASCP) [View Image]

Paul Dooley, MT(ASCP)

Med Tech II

Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-0339

Email: Paul.Dooley@vcuhealth.org

Jamie L. Daniels, BS Clin Lab Sci [View Image]

Jamie L. Daniels, BS Clin Lab Sci

Med Tech II

Jamie L. Daniels, BS Clin Lab Sci [View Image]

Jamie L. Daniels, BS Clin Lab Sci

Med Tech II

Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-0339

Email: Jamie.Daniels@vcuhealth.org

Toxicology Lab Team [View Image]

From Left to Right: Carl E. Wolf, Paul Dooley, Carrol Nanco, and Jamie L. Daniels.

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