Forensic medicine or State medicine deals with legal aspects of medicine. Forensic medicine is a major factor in the identification of victims of disaster, such as landslide or plane crash. In cause-of-death determinations, forensic pathologists can also significantly affect the outcome of trials dealing with insurance and inheritance. The forensic toxicologist gives evidence on such topics as intentional/homicidal poisonings and drug use/abuse. The toxicologist has played an increasingly important role in matters of industrial and environmental poisoning. Forensic medicine department is a subject of high relevance, linking law and medicine. The department plays a crucial role in bringing to light, the facts of crime.
To be recognized for excellence in medico-legal education and to deliver next generation forensic medicine services to the society.
List of Faculty in the Department of Forensic Medicine
Name of the faculties
Professor & HOD
Dr.Srinivasa Reddy .P
Dr. Ajay Kumar T.S
The department of Forensic Medicine and toxicology is engaged in teaching Forensic Medicine,
Medical Ethics and Toxicology to the II MBBS students. They are also actively involved in teaching
the postgraduates of various departments like Pathology, Surgery, Medicine in the mortuary which is
considered as goldmine of knowledge.