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What Is an Autopsy? A Forensic Pathologist Explains

March 16, 2023

Learn about autopsies, why they are performed, who performs an autopsy, what is in an autopsy report and more.

Chokeholds: Could MMA Fighting Techniques Be Used in Crimes?

January 10, 2023

With martial arts gaining in popularity, a PCOM forensics expert encourages investigators to be aware of the symptoms of strangulation due to chokeholds.

How to Become a Medical Examiner

September 29, 2022

What is a medical examiner? Learn what they do, how to become a medical examiner and how PCOM can help prepare you for a career in this field.

What You Can Do With a Degree in Forensic Medicine

August 8, 2022

Learn how a master's or dual medical degree in forensic medicine from PCOM can prepare you for a variety of forensic careers.

Dean Inducted Into the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

June 2, 2021

As a fellow, Gregory McDonald, DO '89, will work to improve the science of medicine and support public health initiatives throughout Philadelphia.

Dean Named to Prestigious Vidocq Society

November 10, 2020

Gregory McDonald, DO '89, dean, was recently accepted to the Vidocq Society which aims to solve cold cases.