Jennifer L. Hammers, D.O. – Dr. Hammers is a Board Certified Anatomic, Clinical and Forensic Pathologist who performs autopsies and teaches the Forensic Pathology and Forensic Anatomy course for the Master in Forensic Science and Law Program at Duquesne University. Dr. Hammers has a particular interest in cardiac pathology and actively participates in research related to various forensic topics and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). After training in forensic pathology at the New York City Medical Examiner’s office, she worked for several years in Massachusetts and New York City. Dr. Hammers then accepted a position in a private practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she worked for over five years before establishing Jennifer Hammers Pathology LLC, which serves several counties in Western Pennsylvania by providing autopsy services. Dr. Hammers also performs autopsies and medical legal consultations at the request of families and attorneys. Dr. Hammers has a passion for teaching pathology and forensic pathology both in lecture and hands-on formats, and has a strong drive to grow the forensic pathology community.



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