Gators around the country apply medical knowledge to solve crime with forensic medicine distance education program

The program prepares students for careers in medico-legal death investigations

By: Emily Mavrakis
Three people stand in the woods with a piece of equipment used to detect disturbances in soil Jason Byrd, Ph.D., center, and Lerah Sutton, Ph.D., right, demonstrate how to use ground penetrating radar with a student in UF's forensic medicine distance education program.
Even in the midst of the pandemic, we continued to expand our course offerings and launch new elective courses to innovate our curriculum and offer new learning opportunities for our students. Rather than stagnating, we continued to grow.
Lerah Sutton, Ph.D.