27. Forensic Anthropology at the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner

  1. Dennis C. Dirkmaat
  1. Christopher W. Rainwater1,
  2. Christian Crowder2,
  3. Kristen M. Hartnett3,
  4. Jeannette S. Fridie4,
  5. Benjamin J. Figura5,
  6. Jennifer Godbold4,
  7. Scott C. Warnasch6 and
  8. Bradley J. Adams7

Published Online: 22 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch27

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

How to Cite

Rainwater, C. W., Crowder, C., Hartnett, K. M., Fridie, J. S., Figura, B. J., Godbold, J., Warnasch, S. C. and Adams, B. J. (2012) Forensic Anthropology at the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, in A Companion to Forensic Anthropology (ed D. C. Dirkmaat), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch27

Editor Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mercyhurst College, USA

  2. 2

    University of Toronto, Canada

  3. 3

    Arizona State University, USA

  4. 4

    New York University, USA

  5. 5

    University of Binghamton, USA

  6. 6

    Hunter College, USA

  7. 7

    University of Tennessee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191234

Online ISBN: 9781118255377

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Keywords:

  • forensic anthropology, and OCME-NYC;
  • Forensic Anthropology Unit (FAU);
  • FAU, and radiographic analysis of bone, cartilage;
  • forensic anthropology at the NYC-OCME;
  • nonhuman, nonforensically significant human remains;
  • forensic anthropology report;
  • disaster preparedness and special operations;
  • FAU, of OCME's disaster response team

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of Forensic Anthropology at the NYC-OCME

  • Roles of the FAU in New York City

  • Scene Response

  • The Forensic Anthropology Report

  • Expert Testimony

  • Disaster Preparedness and Special Operations

  • WTC Operations

  • Training and Professional Development

  • Research in Forensic Anthropology

  • Conclusion

  • References