Georgianne Bear with the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office was recently recognized by the Midwest Transplant Network for her contributions to donation and transplantation.
Georgianne, an Administrative Assistant for the office, was nominat...
After recently passing a sales tax that will pay for a new Medical Examiner style office in Kansas. Johnson County is looking for ideas on how the facility should look and run. To help with that process Johnson County commissioners and Health Dept. offici...
She wanted to be a doctor. As a little girl, growing up in the Flint Hills of Kansas, Diane Peterson displayed an early fascination with anatomy and was soon imagining herself becoming a physician.
Then she got older. And she just couldn’t see herself ...> MORE
“I’ll tell you all about my skeleton in the closet.”
Now that she has your full attention, Diane Peterson will pause for effect. What well-guarded secret is she about to divulge?
Actually, Dr. Peterson isn’t speaking metaphorically. She is being qu...Read on...
Most people would never consider a clogged sink harmful. But at this week’s American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., Jackson County Medical Examiner Dr. Mary Dudley and Deputy ME Dr. Marius Tarau will be presenting a c...> MORE
The Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office does "one of the best jobs in the country of providing ME services," according to Dr. Roger Mitchell, the chief medical examiner in Washington, D.C. He conducts accreditation inspections of ME offices...> MORE
Officials from across the metro area came together Wednesday, June 17, to mark the opening of the new, state-of-the art Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO), 950 E. 21st St. in Kansas City.
“This is another example of regional cooperation mak...> MORE