Medical Examiner, Dr. Ronald Suarez, to Explore
Forensics Field Nov. 15 at MCCC
Windsor, N.J. - Ronald Suarez, M.D., medical examiner for
Morris, Sussex and Warren counties, will explore the work
of forensic pathologists in his presentation, "Understanding
Medicolegal Death Investigation," on Tuesday, Nov.
15 at noon at Mercer County Community College. This free lecture
is open to the public and is presented as part of MCCC's Distinguished
Lecture Series in the Communications Building, CM 110, on
Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
Referencing actual cases, Dr. Suarez will draw upon his 28
years of practice nationally and internationally, as he explores
the basics of death scene examination, medical history, and
other information the medical examiner uses to determine a
person's cause and manner of death.
his career as an associate medical examiner for Metropolitan
Dade County in Miami in 1983, Dr. Suarez relocated to Boston
where he served as an associate medical examiner and forensic
pathologist representing Massachusetts' Eastern Regional Office.
From there, he was appointed assistant state medical examiner
for New Jersey. He has also worked as a consultant in Forensic
Medicine for the U.S. Department of Justice's International
Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program and as
acting Gloucester County Medical Examiner.
the international front, Dr. Suarez, a diplomat of the American
Board of Forensic Medicine, has held numerous positions. He has
served as a consultant in Forensic Medicine for the U.S. Agency
for International Development Mission to El Salvador; to the Office
of the Attorney General in Guatemala and Panama; and as co-director
of the Advanced Symposium in Death Investigation for the U.S. Department
of Justice in Bogota, Columbia. His appointments in academia have
included serving as an assistant professor of Pathology at the University
of Massachusetts Medical School and as an adjunct assistant professor
of Neuroscience at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New
Dr. Suarez earned his medical degree from Rutgers University Medical
School and performed his residency in Anatomic Pathology at New
York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.
For more details about MCCC's Distinguished Lecture Series, click
or call 609-570-3324.
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