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A group scientists and laboratorists
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    The lab identifies genetic changes to explain sudden deaths and connect surviving family members to life-saving care.

Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams announced the SPARC Kips Bay project.
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    State-of-the-art facility is part of the SPARC Kips Bay project announced by Governor Hochul and Mayor Adams.

Mayor Adams June 30 Presser
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    Dedicated Team of Forensic Scientists Will Accelerate Testing of Evidence to Bolster Fight Against Gun Violence

Forensic Pathology Fellows
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    Graduates of the specialized training program join the ranks of medical examiners serving on the frontlines of public health and safety.

Dr. Jason Graham MD
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    Seasoned Agency Leader Steered OCME Through Pandemic Response and Ongoing Recovery


Office of Chief Medical Examiner

The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) conducts independent investigations using advanced forensic science in the service of families, communities and the criminal justice system. Our work provides answers for those affected by sudden and traumatic loss, and helps protect public health.