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Dr Ronald K Wright - RK Wright MD JD. Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Dr Ronald K Wright Dr Ronald K Wright

RK Wright MD JD

Fort Lauderdale, FL, UNITED STATES

Investigations of Electrical Injury and death

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Biography

I am a board certified anatomic, clinical and forensic pathologist.
I am licensed as a physician in Florida and Tennessee.
I am a member of the Florida Bar
I have been the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner of the State of Vermont and Dade County Florida.
I was the Chief Medical Examiner of Broward County Florida.
I was Associate Professor of Pathology at University of Miami School of Medicine.
I have been in the private practice of forensic pathology since 2001

Industry Expertise (1)

Health Care - Providers

Areas of Expertise (2)

Investigating Electrical Injuries and Death

Forensic Pathology

Accomplishments (8)

Medical Technician and Toxicologist Burge Protestant Hospital (professional)

Began as an assistant, worked my way up to being the night supervisor of a 500 bed hospital laboratory. 1962-1967

Extern Homer G. Phillips Hosptial (professional)

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 caused a huge problem for previously dejure and/or defacto black hospitals. In 1965, no one applied for residency in obstetrics. Having cleared the work with the Medical School Dean, five of my classmates worked 7 PM to 7 AM delivering babies. 1966 through 1967

Director of Toxicology Vermont CRASH program (professional)

Supervised the blood and breath testing of alcohol for Counter Measures for Alcohol Safety on the Highways (CRASH).

Regional Medical Examiner Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Vermont (professional)

Began in my pathology residency as first Regional Medical Examiner was promoted to Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Vermont.

Assistant then Associate Professor of Pathology University of Miami (professional)

Appointed Assistant Professor 1974. Granted tenor and Associate Professorship 1976

Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dade County (professional)

Appointed Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dade County Florida 1974

Chief Medical Examiner Broward County Florida (professional)

Chief Medical Examiner 1.5 million people in Broward County

Private Practitioner Forensic Pathology and Toxicology (professional)

Retired from the University and entered private practice

Education (3)

Southwest Missouri State University: Bachelor of Science, Biology and Chemistry 1967

Saint Louis University School of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine, Medicine 1971

Alpha Omega Alpha Alpha Sigma Nu

University of Miami School of Law: Doctor of Jurisprudence, Law 1980

Affiliations (4)

  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences Fellow
  • College of American Pathologists Fellow
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology Fellow
  • National Association of Medical Examiners

Event Appearances (3)

Investigating Electrical Injuries and Deaths

American Academy of Forensic Sciences  Reno, NV

2012-02-15

Investigating Electrical Injuries and Deaths

American Academy of Forensic Sciences  Nashville, TN

2002-02-20

Investigating Electrical Injuries and Deaths

Indian Academy of Forensic Sciences  Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai, India

2008-02-11

Sample Talks (1)

Investigating Electrical Injuries and Deaths

Case examples from my practice

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader

Fees

0 to 5000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee