Just Planning For The Aftermath Of A Mass Shooting

In the fourth episode of our medicolegal death investigation special release season, Just Science interviews John Fudenberg, the Coroner for Clark County, where hediscusses the tragic events of the 2017 concert shooting in Las Vegas, and the aftermath that followed. This episode will focus on lessons learned and how other coroner offices can prepare now for unforeseen incidents. John Fudenberg also stresses the importance of knowing who to contact and how critical a family assistance center can be for victims, families, responders and scene investigators during a mass casualty event. 

This episode of Just Science is funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110].

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John Fudenberg is the Coroner for The Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner (CCOCME) and has been with the office since 2003. Mr. Fudenberg brings twenty-five plus years of law enforcement and public service experience to the position, working in Anoka County MN and for the City of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada prior to continuing his career with Clark County. John is a Diplomat with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). He is the past president of the International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners (IAC&ME) Board of Directors, and is the Secretary of the IAC&ME. John is also a past commissioner of the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS). John serves on the National Institute of Standards & Technology Organization of Scientific Area Committee (NIST OSAC), as well as Chairman of the Las Vegas Trauma Intervention Program (TIP).

 

 

 


Additional Resources:

2018 IAC&ME TRAINING SYMPOSIUM

Report: 2018 Medicolegal Death Investigation Stakeholders’ Meeting

MDI & Pathology Resources 

Other Related Podcasts:

Just Coroners Versus Medical Examiner Systems

Just a Whole-Body CT Image Database

Just the State of Pathology

Just Being Vocal About Vicarious Trauma 

Just Forensic Nurse Coroners

In the third episode of our medicolegal death investigation special release season, Just Science interviews Bobbi Jo O’neal, the Chief Deputy Coroner of Charleston, South Carolina, who discusses the unique skills that forensic nurses can provide as coroners. Listen along as we discuss how Charleston County has learned to deal with mass fatality scenes and infant deaths by creating multidisciplinary teams, developing consistent interviewing methods, and other helpful techniques that the community can easily adapt.

This episode of Just Science is funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110].

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Bobbi Jo O’Neal, a Registered Nurse and Board Certified Medicolegal Death Investigator with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, is the Chief Deputy Coroner for the Charleston County Coroner’s Office in Charleston, South Carolina.  An experienced emergency room nurse who received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, she become actively involved in the specialty of forensic nursing first in the area of sexual assault then as a death investigator. Ms. O’Neal is a former Director-at-Large for the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) from 2007-2009 and was on the Board of Directors for the IAFN Foundation from 2015-2017.   Ms. O’Neal is currently on the Board of Directors and is the Chairman of the Board for the International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners (IACME).  She is a member of the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME), a Fellow with the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) and a member of the South Carolina Coroner’s Association.  Ms. O’Neal is the 2016 recipient of the South Carolina Coroner’s Association Sue Townsend Award.

 

 

 


Additional Resources:

Investigating Infant Deaths Book 

2018 IAC&ME TRAINING SYMPOSIUM

Report: 2018 Medicolegal Death Investigation Stakeholders’ Meeting

MDI & Pathology Resources 

Other Related Podcasts:

Just Coroners Versus Medical Examiner Systems

Just a Whole-Body CT Image Database

Just the State of Pathology

Just Being Vocal About Vicarious Trauma 

Just Coroners Versus Medical Examiner Systems

In the second episode of our medicolegal death investigation special release season, Just Science interviews John Fudenberg, the Coroner for Clark County, Nevada. Listen along as Just Science explores commonalities and differences between the coroner and medical examiner systems to highlight pervading issues and possible improvements within the MDI community.

This episode of Just Science is funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110].

Listen/Download at:
Listen on Google Play Music

 

You can also find us on Stitcher or Soundcloud 


John Fudenberg is the Coroner for The Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner (CCOCME) and has been with the office since 2003. Mr. Fudenberg brings twenty-five plus years of law enforcement and public service experience to the position, working in Anoka County MN and for the City of Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nevada prior to continuing his career with Clark County. John is a Diplomat with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). He is the past president of the International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners (IAC&ME) Board of Directors, and is the Secretary of the IAC&ME. John is also a past commissioner of the National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS). John serves on the National Institute of Standards & Technology Organization of Scientific Area Committee (NIST OSAC), as well as Chairman of the Las Vegas Trauma Intervention Program (TIP).

 

 


Additional Resources:

Coroner Versus Medical Examiner Systems: Can We End the Debate?

2018 IAC&ME TRAINING SYMPOSIUM

Report: 2018 Medicolegal Death Investigation Stakeholders’ Meeting

MDI & Pathology Resources 

Other Related Podcasts:

Just a Whole-Body CT Image Database

Just the State of Pathology

Just Being Vocal About Vicarious Trauma 

Just Being Vocal about Vicarious Trauma

In the first episode of our medicolegal death investigation special release season, Just Science interviews Kelly Keyes, the supervising deputy coroner of Orange County, California to give an overview about the coroners and medical examiners professions and to identify key topics for discussion in the fields today.

Listen along as Dr. John Morgan, and our guest co-host Dr. Jeri Ropero-Miller, talk around staffing issues, available resources for identifying missing and unidentified remains, and the vicarious trauma experienced within the community.

This episode of Just Science is funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110].

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Kelly Keyes has worked at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Coroner Division in Santa Ana, CA for over 21 years, most of that time as a Coroner’s Investigator and Supervising Coroner’s Investigator.  Orange County is one of the largest counties in the country with over 20,000 deaths a year and the office serves as the California Coroners Training Center.  With a Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Animal Physiology from UC San Diego, Deputy Coroner Keyes has been involved in over 15,000 investigations during her tenure, but still never ceases to be amazed at the new things she sees and learns.  Kelly is a Registered Diplomat of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI).  She is also on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners (IAC&ME), as well as the Executive Secretary of the Medicolegal Death Investigation (MDI) sub-committee of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) that is working to develop standards in the medicolegal death investigation community.

 

 


Additional Resources:

 2018 IAC&ME TRAINING SYMPOSIUM

Report: 2018 Medicolegal Death Investigation Stakeholders’ Meeting

MDI & Pathology Resources 

FORENSIC WORKFORCE RESILIENCY: VICARIOUS TRAUMA & WORKPLACE STRESS WEBINAR SERIES

Other Related Podcasts:

Just a Whole-Body CT Image Database

Just the State of Pathology