VIP Biography for
Silvia O. Comparini, M.D.
|Silvia O. Comparini, M.D.|
|Expertise||Forensic Pathologist, 32 yr. experience in Medical Examiners' Offices in Wash., DC, NYC and Sheriff's Coroner's Offices in Calif., 6300+ autopsies witnessed and/or supervised, 1500+ homicide death investigations and autopsy, 1000+ homicide scene investigations, 6 exhumations, 700+ Expert Witness trials, Municipal, Superior, Federal courts; Preparation of memoranda, summaries, affidavits, declarations and Federal Rule 26 Reports, Expert Witness, render sworn testimony in depositions, trials, grand juries, inquests|
|Current Organization||Forensic Medicine/Pathology|
|Type of Organization||Autopsy and consulting services|
|Major Product||Forensic/Medicolegal autopsies- homicides, suicides, accidents, medical malpractice; Crime/accident scene investigations/reconstructions; blunt force injury patterns including in living persons|
|Area of Distribution||Licensure in California, New York, Washington, DC|
|University/Degree||M.D., Catholic University of Chile, 1967|
|Born||January 18, 1940|
|Honors & Awards||Steven's Who's Who in Health and Medicine; 2,000 Notable American Women in the U.S., 2nd Edition; Second Edition America's Top Physicians; Certificate of Achievement, Office of Emergency Preparedness, Government of the District of Columbia; Honorary Membership, 1977 Guest Speaker, La Asociacion Mexicana de Medicina Legal, Mexico City, Mexico; LEAA Grant Award Forensic Pathology Fellowship, Office of Chief Medical Examiner of New York, through the auspices of the College of American Pathologists|
|Published Works||Numerous including, book chapter and journals, "Staining Intensity of Brain Iron in Patients with Schizophrenia", Journ. Neuropsych. & Clin. Neuroscience, 4:1, 36-40, 1992; "Youth Violence. A New High Risk Psychosocial Emergency", Mind & Human Interaction, Univ. of Virginia Press, Vol. 8, No.3, 1997|
|Affiliations||Nat'l Assoc. of Medical Examiners; Int'l Acad. of Pathology; Past Fellow, Amer. Acad. of Forensic Sciences; Calif. Assoc. of Toxicologists; Univ. of Calif. Alumni Assoc.; Fellow, Colegio Interamericano de Medicos y Cirujanos; Nat'l Wildlife Assoc.; Smithsonian Institution|
|Hobbies & Sports||Classical music, opera, visiting museums, visiting medicolegal institutes and jails, computer novice, spoiling Princess (feline pet), travel|
|Career Accomplishments||6,300+ autopsies performed personally, 12,000+ autopsies witnessed and/or supervised, 1,500+ homicide death investigations and autopsy, 1000+ homicide scene investigations, 6 exhumations, 700+ Expert Witness trials-Municipal, Superior and Federal Courts|
|Work History||Forensic Pathologist with 32 years experience at Medical Examiner's Offices in Washington DC, New York City and Sheriff Coroner's Offices in California|
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