• -Associate Coroner/Medical Examiner, Jefferson County, Alabama (2014-present) -Member: National Association of Medical Examiners Board of Directors (2017-2020) -Committee Member, Forensic Pathology Fellowship Training Subcommittee (2017-present) -Pathologist Recertification Individualized Self-Assessment Examination Committee (Appointed by ASCP to 3 year term 2009-2012, Re-appointed 2013-2016) -Grant Reviewer, National Institute of Justice, Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Panel 8 (Appointed by Department of Justice) (2012-present) - Committee Member, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory Catastrophic Leave Committee (2011-2014) - Committee Member, Government Affairs Committee; National Association of Medical Examiners (2015-present) -Director, Forensic Pathology Fellowship Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pathology (2014-present)
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 “Comet-tailing” associated with gunshot entrance woundsJournal of Forensic Sciences2021
    2020 Early and prehospital trauma deaths: Who might benefit from advanced resuscitative care?Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  88:776-782. 2020
    2020 Pharmacies and features of the built environment associated with opioid overdose: A geospatial comparison of rural and urban regions in Alabama, USAInternational Journal of Drug Policy.  79. 2020
    2019 n-Ethyl Pentylone-Related Deaths in AlabamaJournal of Forensic Sciences.  64:304-308. 2019
    2018 Correcting the Count: Improving Vital Statistics Data Regarding Deaths Related to ObesityJournal of Forensic Sciences.  63:1155-1159. 2018
    2017 Quantification of loperamide by gas chromatography mass spectrometryJournal of Analytical Toxicology.  41:729-734. 2017
    2016 Identifying cases of heroin toxicity where 6-acetylmorphine (6-AM) is not detected by toxicological analyses 2016
    2013 Autopsy proven causes of in hospital mortality in acute stroke 2013
    2009 Diabetes Mellitus Presenting as Sudden DeathASCP Check Sample.  51:119-127. 2009
    2009 Human organ/tissue growth algorithms that include obese individuals and black/white population organ weight similarities from autopsy data 2009
    2008 Histologic evidence of repetitive blunt force abdominal trauma in four pediatric fatalitiesJournal of Forensic Sciences.  53:1430-1433. 2008
    2005 Uncommon malignancies: Case 2. Gastric choriocarcinomaJournal of Clinical Oncology.  23:6251-6253. 2005
    2004 Bowel ischemia complicating pneumococcal pneumoniaChest.  126:968S-968S. 2004
    2001 Developmental Alcohol Exposure Inhibits Survival, Proliferation and Maturation of Microglia in the Rat CerebellumMolecular Biology of the Cell 12 (Supplement).  347A. 2001

    Research Overview

  • My greatest research interest is in how death certification by medical examiners can impact public health initiatives. In addition, I am interested in how changes in policy at medical examiner or coroner offices can improve medico/legal death investigation in the United States.

    Keywords - Drug abuse, sudden death, death certification
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Arkansas 2003
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Daniel Dye