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Dr. Downs is an experienced lecturer and educator 


Over the last three decades he has presented at numerous national & international meetings in the fields of Anatomic & Forensic Pathology, including at the National Forensic Academy & at the FBI’s National Academy.

His audiences have included:

  • law enforcement

  • Coroners

  • social services, attorneys (prosecution & defense)

  • judges

  • university undergraduate & preprofessional students

  • medical personnel & graduate medical audiences

His Areas of special interest include:

  • asphyxiation

  • child abuse

  • elder abuse

  • Sex Crimes

  • Toxicology

  • police use of force

  • Archeological Remains

  • ethics

  • Interdisciplinary Coordination

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