Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: Find Out What It Would Be Like to Be a Medical Examiner
Description: Terri Parker visits with Palm Beach County’s chief medical examiner, who says he’s always been fascinated with dead bodies and cutting them open.
Video 2: Inside The Morgue: How Medical Examiners Are Dealing With Opioid Death 'Tsunami'
Description: Milwaukee County’s chief medical examiner, Dr. Brian Peterson, said there’s been a “tsunami” of opioid deaths since he assumed his role in 2010. He and his team have now expanded their mission from tending to the dead to fighting for the living.
Video 3: Estimating Time of Death
Description: NCSSM Forensic Science Instructor Candice Chambers discusses Post Mortem Interval, a tool forensic scientists use to determine how long an individual has been deceased. In this video, we focus on forensic entomology and how the presence of insects on a dead body and insect life cycle can help determine the time of death.
Web Link 1: U.S. Standard Death Certificate
Description: This link provides a sample of the standard death certificate used in the United States.