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Academic Forensic Pathology

Academic Forensic Pathology


eISSN: 19253621 | ISSN: 19253621 | Current volume: 14 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

Academic Forensic Pathology: The Publication of the National Association of Medical Examiners Foundation (ISSN 1925-3621) is published by Academic Forensic Pathology International. This triple-blinded, peer-reviewed journal is published electronically four times each year.

The Journal follows the Recommendations for Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, the principles of the World Association of Medical Editors, and the Committee on Publication Ethics.

Academic Forensic Pathology: The Publication of the National Association of Medical Examiners Foundation is committed to publishing high quality, timely, and relevant peer reviewed scholarly manuscripts of importance to the practice of forensic pathology. We define forensic pathology as the medical subspecialty wherein practitioners observe, document, and interpret the medicolegal significance of injuries and diseases in both living and deceased humans. Given that, we will review manuscripts on any aspect of:

Death investigation
Forensic medicine including sexual assault/rape
Autopsy pathology
Forensic histopathology
Toxicology
Forensic imaging/radiology
Forensic anthropology
Forensic neuropathology
Cardiovascular pathology
Pulmonary pathology
Other subspecialty organ/tissue pathology of medicolegal relevance
Medical jurisprudence
Forensic photography
Forensic sciences include DNA biology, chemistry, entomology, and botany
Any other area with obvious relevance to the practice of forensic pathology

Editor-in- Chief
Christopher Milroy, MD, LLB, LLM, FRCPath, FRCPC, DMJ Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Associate Editor-in-Chief
Nicholas I. Batalis, MD Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Founding Editor and Editor Emeritus
J. Keith Pinckard, MD, PhD Travis County Medical Examiner's Office, Austin, TX, USA
Editorial Board
Russell T. Alexander, MD Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Baltimore, MD, USA
Sam W. Andrews, MD Travis County Medical Examiner's Office, Austin, TX, USA
Jonathan L. Arden, MD Arden Forensics, PC, McLean, VA, USA
Philip S.L. Beh, MBBS, DMJ, FHKAM (Pathology), FHKCPath, FFFLM The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Ryan Blumenthal, MD, PhD University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Andreas Büttner, MD University Medical Center, Rostock, Germany
Jim Caruso, MD Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, Denver, CO, USA
Kim A. Collins MD, FCAP Newberry Pathology Associates, Newberry, SC, USA
David Fowler, MBChB, MMed Path (Forens) Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Baltimore, MD, USA
James Gill, MD Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Farmington, CT, USA
Thomas P. Gilson, MD Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office, Cleveland, OH, USA
Leslie E. Hamilton, MD, FRCPC Calgary Laboratory Services and University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Jennifer Hammers, DO Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY, USA
Walter Kemp, MD, PhD University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Laura D. Knight, MD University of Nevada-Reno School of Medicine, Reno, NV, USA
Kelly C. Lear, MD Arapahoe County Coroner's Office, Centennial, CO, USA
Dianne Little, MBBS, FRCPA Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Southport, Queensland, Australia
Owen Middleton, MD Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Melissa A. Pasquale, MD Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY, USA
Kathy Pinneri, MD Montgomery County Forensic Services, Conroe, TX, USA
Reade A. Quinton, MD Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, Dallas, TX, USA
Robert Stoppacher, MD Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office, Syracuse, NY, USA
Alfredo E. Walker, MB, BS, FRCPath, DMJ (Path), MFFLM, MCSFS, Dip Teach Train Forensic Pathologist, Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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