Spinning Logic #102 – Judy Melinek & T.J. Mitchell

Spinning Logic #102 – Judy Melinek & T.J. Mitchell

Judy Melinek is a Harvard graduate and trained at UCLA in medicine and pathology, graduating in 1996. Her work at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York is the subject of her memoir, Working Stiff, which she co-wrote with her husband, TJ Mitchell.

Currently Judy is CEO of PathologyExpert Inc., and works as a forensic pathologist in Oakland. She also travels nationally and internationally to lecture on anatomic and forensic pathology and she has been consulted as a forensic expert in many high-profile legal cases, as well as for the television shows E.R. and Myth busters.

T.J worked in the film industry before becoming a full-time stay-at-home dad and screenplay consultant in 2000. He and Judy are currently collaborating on First Cut, the debut novel in a medical examiner detective-fiction series, while raising their three children in San Francisco.

Guest: Connect T.J. and Judy by going to PathologyExpert.com, check out their book Working Stiffconnect with them on Facebook and Working Stiff Facebook Page, Twitter @drjudymelinek and Twitter @TJMitchellWS.

Show Notes:

• Forensic Pathlology


• American Airlines Flight 587

• Forensic Sound Bites & Half-Truths

• Pathologist says Brown autopsy quotes in Post-Dispatch were taken out of context

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