Our November Program:Medical Examiners: What they do and how their work affects the living

The Women’s Forum of Litchfield welcomes all to what promises to be a lively and informative program that will provide an overview of the work of the medical examiner’s office and its roles in the criminal justice and public health systems. The presentation will be held at the Litchfield Community Center at 421 Bantam Road in Litchfield on Thursday, November 7, beginning at 2:30pm.

Dr. James Gill photoDr. James Gill has been the Chief Medical Examiner of Connecticut since 2013. He has academic appointments at Yale, the University of Connecticut, and Quinnipiac University. He is a graduate of Litchfield High School, M.I.T., and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, did his pathology training at Yale and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and his forensic pathology fellowship at the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner. Prior to Connecticut, he was the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for Bronx County in New York City. He has testified over 400 times as an expert in forensic pathology and lectured nationally and internationally on forensic pathology. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology has published over 100 scientific articles and book chapters on a variety of forensic pathology topics.

The event will be open to non-Forum members with a $10 fee at the door, which includes a High Tea reception. The contacts for more information are 860-567-3966 and womensforumoflitchfield.org.

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