The Impacts of Governing Agency: A Comparison of Resources in the Patchwork of Medicolegal Death Investigation Systems

Publication Forensic Science International: Synergy, April 2024  Authors Hope M. Smiley-McDonald | RTI International Kelly A. Keyes | RTI International Sean Wire | RTI International Kathryn Greenwell | RTI International Nelson A. Santos | RTI International Jeri D. Ropero-Miller | RTI…

Technology Use Among the Nation’s Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices: Data from the 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices

Publication Forensic Science International: Synergy, May 2024  Authors Liat C. Weinstein | RTI International Kelly A. Keyes | RTI International Connor Brooks | Bureau of Justice Statistics Micaela A. Ascolese | RTI International Hope M. Smiley-McDonald | RTI International Jeri…

Just Rapidly Identifying Drugs Involved in Suspected Overdoses

Original Release Date: June 28, 2024 In episode two of our Community-based Solutions for Substance Use Challenges season, Just Science sits down with Bill Barbour, Fatal Overdose Surveillance Program Manager at King County Medical Examiner’s Office, to discuss his team’s…

Medicolegal Death Investigations On Tribal Lands—Underrepresented Or Underserved?

Publication Forensic Science International: Synergy, May 2024  Authors Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, Ph.D. | RTI International Wayne J. Pitts, Ph.D. | RTI International Anum Imran, BS | RTI International Ronny A. Bell, Ph.D. | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hope M. Smiley-McDonald, Ph.D. | RTI International …

Graphic Description – Medicolegal Death Investigation Frequently Used Data Elements for Toxicology and Seized Drugs

Date February 2024 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ)—in partnership with its Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International and the National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—convened a virtual Medicolegal Death…

Graphic Description – Frequently Used Data Elements Collection Systems and Primary Documentation

Date April 2024 Overview The National Institute of Justice (NIJ)—in partnership with its Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) at RTI International and the National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—convened a virtual Medicolegal Death…