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To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.



S. Erin Presnell, MD - Director, Medical and Forensic Autopsy

S. Erin Presnell, M.D.

Professor
Director, Medical and Forensic Autopsy
Director, Education Division
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Main Hospital Room 281
Phone: (843) 792-3575
Fax: (843) 792-3537

CLINICAL EXPERTISE:

Forensic Pathology

EDUCATION:

B.S.,1989, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
M.D., 1993, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency: 1993-1998: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Pathology Fellowship: 1998-1999: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Forensic Pathology

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Knight, L and Presnell, SE. Death by Sewer Gas: Case Report of a double-Fatality and Review of the Literature. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 26(2): 81 – 185, June 2005.
  2. Presnell, SE and Kim Collins. Fatal Pediatric Ingestion. ASCP Check Sample, Forensic Pathology, Volume 47, No 8, 2005, pp 93 – 105.
  3. Collins, KA and SE Presnell. Asphyxia by tracheobronchial thrombus. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 26(4): 327 – 329, 2005.
  4. Collins, KA and SE Presnell. Elder Homicide. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 27(2):183-7, 2006 Jun.
  5. Presnell, SE and KA Collins. Hirschsprung Disease. Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education Program, College of American Pathologists, AU-A5: 23 - 27, 2007.
  6. Marcus, B and SE Presnell. Colonic Mucinous Adenocarcinoma metastatic to the heart. Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education Program, College of American Pathologists, AU-A4: 18 - 22, 2007.
  7. Collins, KA and SE Presnell. Elder Neglect and the Pathophysiology of Aging. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2007;28: 157 – 162.
  8. Schandl, CA and SE Presnell. Dilantin drug hypersensitivity. Surveys and Anatomic Pathology Education Program, College of American Pathologists, FR-05, 2007.

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