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Forensic Medicine Programs at PCOM

Debaecke Explains the Forensic Medicine Program's Diverse Curriculum

May 10, 2024

Emily Debaecke (MS/FM) discusses the varied topics, expert instructors and hands-on learning opportunities featured in PCOM's MS in Forensic Medicine program.

Precision Matters: How Death Certificates Impact the Living

May 7, 2024

A death certificate is an important legal document that can have far-reaching implications for surviving family members and the public at large.

'Frankenstein' Drug Presents Public Health Challenges

April 23, 2024

Nitazene, a Frankenstein drug potentially 40 times as powerful as fentanyl, has emerged as a serious public health threat.

Forensic Investigation Impacts Public Policy to Save Lives

March 27, 2024

The forensic investigation into heat-related deaths during the 1993 Philadelphia heatwave sheds light on how medical examiners and coroners can prevent deaths.

Stemming the Tide of a Public Health Epidemic

March 11, 2024

Medical examiners and coroners play an important role in providing critical information to the public health system about xylazine-related deaths.

What is Forensic Pathology?

November 30, 2023

Discover what a forensic pathologist does, how to become a forensic pathologist, and how to pursue a career in the field of forensics.