OMI

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Phone: (505) 272-3053
Fax: (505) 925-0546
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Mailing Address:
MSC07 4040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Physical Address:
1101 Camino de Salud NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Investigator Training

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Please contact:
Amy Wyman
Supervisor, Field Investigations
Phone: (505) 925-0542
FAX: (505) 925-0532
awyman@salud.unm.edu

Each year the office is responsible for recertifying its investigators and provides training for new investigators. This training is also made available for persons who are interested in or currently working as death investigators and to personnel with associated agencies.


Basic Training for the Medicolegal Death Investigator

Course Description
Designed by medicolegal death investigators, this program will familiarize the participant with the operations of a death investigation system and the role of the medicolegal death investigator. Topics presented are unique to death investigation and provide the medicolegal death investigator with a solid foundation to build on. Other agency representatives have also provided information on their roles in working with a death investigation system.

Course Objectives
Training provided will give the attendee the basic information and expertise required to participate in and conduct death scene investigations as a basic medicolegal death investigator. Topics have been chosen that will cover the basics and provide some advanced training and lab work for individuals already working in the field.

Who Should Attend
Medical examiners, coroners, medicolegal death investigators, all levels of health care professionals, law enforcement personnel, forensic technicians, investigators, detectives, prosecutors, and emergency medical personnel. See our brochure.


Forensic Science Seminar

Course Description
This program is designed by the faculty and staff of the NM OMI to familiarize the participant with death investigation systems and the role of the medicolegal death investigator. Other agency representatives have also been invited to provide general information on death investigations.

Course Objectives
The attendee will be provided with training information on the broader medicolegal investigation of death experience with emphasis on daily practice. It will also provide exposure to contemporary topics that affect how death investigators perform their job with an understanding and appreciation for local, national, and international collaborative efforts.

Who Should Attend
All levels of health care professionals, medical examiners, coroners, medicolegal death investigators, emergency medical personnel, law enforcement personnel, forensic technicians, investigators, detectives, and prosecutors.