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Dr. Manal A. Alhefeiti

Acting Head of Forensic Medicine Laboratories Section, UAE Ministry of Justice

Dr. Manal A. Alhefeiti received her BSc (2015) in Biochemistry and MSc (2017) in Chemistry from UAE University and a doctorate from UAE University in 2023. Currently she is the Acting Head of Section of Forensic Medicine Laboratories Section, at Ministry of Justice Labs in UAE, where her responsibilities include management of forensic toxicology and drug chemistry laboratories, new test design and development, and expert testimony in forensic toxicology and chemistry. Her research interests are in the area of forensic toxicology and analytical chemistry, including work on the effects of drugs of abuse in human body matrices (especially hair).