C. S. I. Medical Forensics Seminar Comes To Windsor University

Basseterre, St. Kitts – July 22, 2013- Windsor University School of Medicine and the U.S. Department of Justice to host International C.S.I. Medical Forensics Seminar for the Caribbean law enforcement, legal and medical community this Wednesday.

Over 150 International and Caribbean dignitaries, medical personnel, and law enforcement will attend the one day seminar this Wednesday, July 24 from 7:30-4:30pm at the medical school’s Brighton’s Estate campus, St. Kitts, West Indies.

This medical forensics seminar is aimed at training first responders to crimes — OBGYN and A&E, and Trauma doctors, EMT, Nurses, Medical students, Faculty and Administrators — in assisting law enforcement, DPP and judges at preserving and retrieving evidence from crime victims. This training will focus on drama and trauma seen in the emergency room.

“Windsor University takes great pride in offering this program at our Brighton’s Estate campus. Windsor is committed to partnering with law enforcement, the legal community and our hospitals to help better St. Kitts and the Caribbean community.” said Provost, Dr. Richard Margoles.

This Crime Scene Investigation Medical Forensics Seminar is a result of a partnership between Windsor University School of Medicine and The United States Department of Justice, the Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development and Training (OPDAT), and the St. Christopher-Nevis Violent Crimes Division Police Force.

This education training program is part of The Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) a shared regional Caribbean Security partnership between the United States and the Caribbean has committed $203 million to advance public safety, security, and promote justice.

Windsor University School of Medicine has become known as “THE GO TO PLACE” for Forensic Medicine in the Caribbean. Windsor has developed a Forensic Medical elective for its Basic Science’s program and is offering a Masters in Forensic Medicine by the end of the year. This is a unique program which will be taught half on-line and half at the Windsor University campus.

Scheduled featured guest speakers are University of Texas Professor, Discovery Channel Reality TV host, Dr. Anita Seamans, Major Coleman of the US Department of Justice OPDAT Legal Advisor of the Caribbean and surprise guest speaker.

Copper Chimney restaurant of Frigate Bay is providing free lunch and snacks for the seminar.

There are a available slots for qualified attendees. Please contact Event Coordinator Kate Margoles at kmargoles@comcast.net or Dr. Margoles, Provost at 1.869.763.4274.

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