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Bite Marks: Their significance in forensic medical examination

Chairman: Professor Lynn Jones – Emeritus Professor of Pathology, University of Birmingham Start 12.30 – light lunch Interpretation of Wounds 13.00 – 13.45 The importance of correct classification Suspicious bruising? Dr Jeremy Smart - Forensic Medical Examiner, West Midlands The interpretation of Biting Injuries 13.45 – 15.15 Setting the scene A few problems When/who to call The medical role – working together Bite mark protocols Evidence collection, preservation and continuity Photographic technique Casework Dr Andrew Walker – Forensic Odontologist, West Midlands Dr Judy Hinchliffe – Forensic odontologist, UK and New Zealand Coffee 15.15– 15.30 Case Studies and Workshops on 15.30 – 16.15 Analysis of findings and conclusions Taking it to court Bites in child abuse Case work Informal discussion Dr Andrew Walker – Forensic Odontologist, West Midlands Dr Judy Hinchliffe – Forensic Odontologist, UK and New Zealand Finish 16.15   To download this programme and booking form, click the link on the right.