July 26, 2016

BODY OF PROOF

General Information:

Schedule: Saturday, 14h45 & 17h00
Lecturer: Teresa Magalhães, MD PhD
Level: B

Workshop’s Description:

When a violent or unexplained death occurs, there is a long way to go from documenting the death scene to solve the case. Collecting all the potential scientific evidence and then take them for a thorough several medical and lab analysis is an important part of the criminal investigation. Thus, what to do if we are dealing with a suspicion of homicide? What steps do we need to take through a complete autopsy? If you want to go into a crime scene investigation and post mortem examination, helping to solve cases using your knowledge, this workshop is perfect for you!

No lab coat is required!

About our Lecturer:

  • Teresa Magalhães, MD PhD – Forensic doctor; Director of the Department of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences of the faculty of Medicine of Porto University (FMUP); Full professor at theAdvanced Institute of Health Sciences – North (ISCS-N); Past director of the North Branch of the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences of Portugal (2001-2014); Portuguese delegate on the European Council of Legal Medicine.