Medical Examiner/Coroner Cases: Cause & Manner of Death
This webinar will explore and elaborate upon the differences in cause and manner of death as determined on cases under the jurisdiction of a medical examiner, coroner or forensic pathologist. Through this lecture participants should gain a more comprehensive understanding in the medicolegal death investigation process, understand of the differences between cause of death, manner of death and their separation from the justice/prosecution of criminal cases.
Craig Nelson, MD
Associate Chief Medical Examiner, North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Craig Nelson is an Associate Chief Medical Examiner for the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. His undergraduate and medical degrees are from Wake Forest University, and he completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Arizona. He completed his forensic pathology fellowship at the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, and then stayed on there for 5-1/2 years as a Deputy Medical Examiner before returning to his home state of North Carolina in 2014. He is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and board certified in forensic pathology.