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Edward Strimlan, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science
Coordinator, Forensic Science Program

Edward Strimlan is a visiting professor of forensic science.
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Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
  • Doctor of Medicine, American University of the Caribbean
  • Clinical Training, Northwestern Hospital and Martha Washington Hospital, Chicago
  • Coroner's Education Course, Pennsylvania State Police Academy

Courses Taught

  • Accident/Suicide Investigations
  • Anatomy and Physiology (with lab)
  • Crime Scene
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Death Scene Investigation
  • Development of the Death Investigation System (with lab)
  • Forensic Evidence I and II (with lab)
  • The Natural Death Investigation

Background

As the former chief forensic investigator for Allegheny County’s Office of the Medical Examiner, Edward Strimlan, M.D., brings real stories and years of experience conducting more than 2,000 death scene investigations into the classroom. Each summer, he leads a CSI Summer Camp for high school students.

Professional Advisory Boards

  • Criminal Justice Administration Master's Degree Program at Point Park University, 2002-present
  • Pennsylvania Region 13 Weapons of Mass Destruction Working Group, 2001-2010
  • Pittsburgh International Airport Disaster Preparation and Planning, 2002-2010
  • Metropolitan Medical Response System, 2001-2010
  • "Gang Free" Pittsburgh School District, 2002-2006

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