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Marcus Nashelsky, MD, was elected Vice President of the National Association of Medical Examiners during the organization's recent annual meeting. The one-year term will begin on January 1, 2014.
Dr. Nashelsky is a Clinical Professor of Pathology and directs the UI Hospitals and Clinics Autopsy Service; his clinical work is centered on forensic and general autopsy pathology. He is a Johnson County Deputy Medical Examiner and an Assistant State Medical Examiner for Iowa.
The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) is the professional organization of physician medical examiners (most of whom are board certified forensic pathologists) and medicolegal death investigators who perform the official duties of medicolegal death investigations in the United States and elsewhere. NAME’s activities are centered on professional education, development of practice standards and accreditation of medical examiner offices to maximize contributions to public health and the civil/criminal judicial systems. The official journal of NAME is Academic Forensic Pathology.