Peter W. Loomis, DDS, Forensic Odontologist, received his undergraduate education at the University of New Mexico and his dental training at the University of Missouri School of Dentistry. After a one-year general practice residency at the IHS Alaska Native Medical Center, he practiced for two years at the Indian Health Service Hospital in Zuni, NM. He received his training in Forensic Odontology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and the University of New Mexico. He maintained a general dental practice in Albuquerque for 28 years, and has been a forensic odontology consultant with OMI since 1976. Dr. Loomis is certified by the American Board of Odontology.
Dr. Loomis is currently the President of the American Board of Forensic Odontology, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology. He the founder and director of the New Mexico MFI Dental Identification Team, and serves as a forensic odontologist for DMORT Region 6, the Child Abuse Response Team (CART) at the University of New Mexico Hospital, the FBI/CJIS Dental Image Repository Panel and as a member of the Odontology Subcommittee of the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Committee (SAC) within the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC).