Medical Sciences 425:

Medical Examiner-Coroner: Investigating Death (2.0 units)

Emphasizes the team-based approach used by forensic scientists, medical examiners and coroners to investigate the circumstances and determine the cause/manner of death. Prerequisites: BISC 220 or BISC 221 and MEDS 220. Open only to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
  • Prerequisite: 1 from (BISC 220 or BISC 221) and MEDS 220
  • Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Senior (fifth year)
  • Note: Dr. Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran is the former Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner for Los Angeles County. Learn about high profile cases such as O.J. Simpson, Dean Carter, Phil Spector and Michael Jackson. investigate the circumstances and determine the cause and manner of death of decedents falling under the jurisdiction of the coroner.
SectionSessionTypeTimeDaysRegisteredInstructorLocationSyllabusInfo
41400R001Lecture2:00-3:50pmWednesday19 of 30Lakshmanan SathyavagiswaranMRF229notesession dates
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