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The Experts Who Re-evaluated the Silencer Evidence.
« on: December 10, 2012, 11:24:AM »
Experts and their credentials;


John Manlove BA MSc DIC PhD RFP FFSSoc. Background is in forensic biology and as a pioneer of forensic ecology. He reports on all aspects of DNA profiling, Forensic Biology, Blood Pattern Analysis and Forensic Entomology. He is involved in the training of crime scene personnel and has been lead scientist in major cases that have covered over a dozen evidence types. John has worked overseas on a number of major enquiries in addition to casework commitments in the UK.

David R. Fowler, M.D., one of the most respected forensic pathologists in the United States, is Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Maryland. A medical consultant to the U.S. Department of the Navy, Dr. Fowler is Board Certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology.

Ljubisa Dragovic, M.D. is distinguished for the combination of his forensic pathology expertise in settings common to American and international justice. Board certified in forensic pathology, neuropathology, and anatomical pathology, he has served as the chief forensic examiner for Oakland County, Michigan for two decades. Dr. Dragovic is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Wayne State University, School of Medicine. (He recently suffered a heart attack whilst giving evidence).

Marcella Farinelli Fierro, M.D., is a forensic pathologist and the former chief medical examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia and Professor of Pathology and Professor and Chair of the Department of Legal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. As Chief Examiner, she oversaw the investigation of all violent, suspicious and unnatural deaths in Virginia from 1994 until her retirement in 2007.  She is a past-president of the National Association of Medical Examiners and a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.  The recipient of many awards for her work in forensic pathology, Dr. Fierro’s recent activities include establishing child and maternal mortality review teams and the National Violent Death Reporting System and Family and Interpersonal Violence surveillance programs in Virginia.  Dr. Fierro is the model for mystery writer Patricia Cornwell’s fictional pathologist, Kay Scarpetta. She was a member of the NAS Committee on Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Science Committee. Her undergraduate degree in biology is from D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York; her M.D. is from the State University of New York in Buffalo.