Dr. Mark Flomenbaum to Lecture at Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds (Nov. 18)At the Nov. 18 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds, Dr. Mark Flomenbaum, first deputy chief medical examiner in New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, will present "The Medical Examiner's Response to Disaster: 9/11 as an Example." His lecture will be given in the A-250 lecture hall, at 5 p.m.
A medical examiner in New York City for over 10 years, Dr. Flomenbaum has substantial experience in the field of forensic pathology. He rose through the ranks, becoming the first deputy chief medical examiner in 2000. He functioned as the coordinator for triage and for forensic processing both for the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and also for the American Airlines flight 587 crash of November 2001.
Dr. Flomenbaum received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) and both his Ph.D. in neuroscience and his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. In 1991 and 1992, he was a fellow in forensic pathology in New York City's Office of Chief Medical Examiner.
Dr. Flomenbaum holds an appointment as clinical assistant professor in forensic medicine at New York University Medical Center, serves as the co-director of the forensic pathology fellowship training program, and is a member of the forensic pathology test development and advisory committee on the American Board of Pathology. In addition to his academic activities and role in post-graduate training, Dr. Flomenbaum has extensive experience with forensic autopsies, forensic trial experience, and has lectured extensively throughout the United States.