LMP415H1 - Forensic Pathobiology 24L

Course description

A thematic review of the major scientific areas and research controversies in forensic medicine.

The approach is mechanistic analysis and evidence-based medicine.

Classical forensic medicine is critically analyzed with emphasis on experimental methods to resolve controversies.

We also explore how the justice system utilizes medical and scientific data.

Course coordinator

Dr Jayantha Herath

Office address: Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, 25 Morton Shulman Ave.

jayantha.herath@ontario.ca

 

Dr Magdaleni Bellis

Office address: Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, 25 Morton Shulman Ave.

maggie.bellis@ontario.ca

Teaching assistant

June Li

silvr.li@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Term Winter 2021
Class location and time

Friday 2:00-4:00 pm

Online Synchronous

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Course details

  • Hours: 24L
  • Prerequisite: LMP340H1, LMP350H1/permission of department
  • Exclusions: none
  • Distribution requirements: Science
  • Breadth requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)
  • Enrolment limits: 35 students

Student evaluation

Mid-term exam 40% - short and long answer format

Assignment 20% - topic to be announced.

Final exam 40% - during spring exam period