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Coroners convene at GHSU meeting

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 3:33 PM
Last updated 7:22 PM
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More than 100 coroners and deputy coroners from Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama are expected to attend the third annual Coroner’s Symposium on Jan. 25 at Georgia Health Sciences University.

Because the university sponsors the event, there is no charge for participants.

The symposium – from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – will offer a presentation on mass fatality and disaster victim recovery from the National Transportation Safety Board; discussion with Joseph Scott Morgan, a criminal justice and forensic professor and author of Blood Beneath My Feet: The Journey of a Southern Death Investigator; a session on recognizing child maltreatment from Child Enrichment Director Dan Hillman; and sensitivity and compassion training from GHSU’s chaplain, Brennan Francois.

The symposium was developed by Augusta-Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen, who serves as the District 2 director for the Georgia Coroners Association. His duties include providing training and support for coroners in 32 counties.

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CricketSeranade 01/04/13 - 04:58 pm
Darn. There for a minute I

Darn. There for a minute I thought they were coming to collect Azizz!

OpenCurtain 01/04/13 - 10:41 pm
Why there???

We have this nice new T-Center.
Having 100 people who deal in the Dead might have liven up the place. ☺ Think of all the $$$$ it would have brought into DOWNTOWN.

Why didn't you tell them about the T-Center availability?

soapy_725 01/05/13 - 09:47 am
We heard the Sons of Confederate Veterans

has booked their monthly meeting at the TEE. The South Augusta Taxpayers Association will hold their annual meeting at the TEE. The Black Sheriffs of America have already booked a date. Many of the local high schools have booked their graduations at the TEE. The American Riverfront Stadium Consortium has booked their annual meeting at the TEE. Dysfunctional Governmental Bodies of the USA has signed a twenty year contract for the TEE, sighting the availability of "Best Practices" displayed in ARC. Public Officials with Special Needs has also chosen the TEE and the community of ARC as the best place to convene. The National Association of Rose Colored Glasses Manufacturers have been enticed to use the TEE by countyman.

soapy_725 01/05/13 - 09:49 am
The director of a nursing home can sign a death certificate...

Believe it? We have one. No need to call a doctor or the coroner.

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