​Scientific Presentations

2023 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)

February 13-18, 2023 Orlando, FL
A Comparison of the Gross and Radiographic Appearance of Classic Metaphyseal Lesions
Miriam Soto Martinez, PhD; Julie Fleischman, PhD;Jason Wiersema, PhD

Sixteen Years of Forensic Anthropology at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS): Reflections and Looking Forward
Julie Fleischman, PhD; Jason Wiersema, PhD; Miriam Soto Martinez, PhD

A Postdoctoral Forensic Anthropology Fellowship in the Medical Examiner Setting: A Vision for the Future
Jason Wiersema, PhD; Miriam Soto Martinez, PhD; Julie Fleischman, PhD; Luis Sanchez, MD

Fatalities at the Astroworld Music Festival in Houston, Texas
Hannah Jarvis, MRCS; Merrill Hines, MD

An Infant Death Due to COVID-19 Infection with Recovery and Survival of a Twin Sibling: A Comparison of Autopsy and Histologic Findings in Pediatric and Adult Cases and a Review of the Surviving Twin’s Course
Jennifer Ross, MD; Arezo Nasrazadani, MD; Michelle Ruda, MD

Impacts of Climate Change in Forensic Entomology Casework
Michelle Sanford, MS, PhD

Examining Trends in Juvenile Deaths in Harris County, Texas: A Seven-Year Retrospective Review (2015–2021) 
Carolyn Berthelot, MS; Kaeleigh Demeter, BS, BA; Pramod Gumpeni, MD