Department of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Our department provides instruction in the theory, concepts and principles of forensic
medicine; the medico-legal and technical aspects of death scene investigations; and
clinical forensic pathology skills. We also cover the emerging demands, roles and
responsibilities of medico-legal investigators and clinical forensic specialists.
We are focused on helping our students acquire skills in:
- Technical aspects of death scene investigation
- Forensic pathology
- Forensic anthropology
- Forensic entomology
- Forensic odontology
- Forensic toxicology
- Clandestine grave recovery
- Expert witness testimony
Our faculty also provide instruction in the interpretation of research in forensics
and skills in utilizing information technology to access information in forensic medicine.