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Clinical Forensic Medicine Registrar Position 2018

May 24th 2017

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Download the PDF for the Forensic Medicine Registrar Positions 2018

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Media Enquiries

February 24th 2017

For all media enquiries, please contact Deb Withers at deb@debwithers.com, or phone +61 417 398 448

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New Edition of Management of Dead Bodies after Disasters Manual

November 23rd 2016

VIFM International Program Head, Professor Stephen Cordner recently provided a keynote lecture at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launch of the second edition of the Management of Dead Bodies After Disasters – A Field Manual for First Responders at the ICRC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Cordner was one of the editors of […]

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The Communiqués Seminar

August 29th 2016

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Forensic Pathology Registrar Position 2017

May 27th 2016

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VIFM are currently seeking expressions of interest for the position of Forensic Pathology Registrar at VIFM, Southbank. The position is for 12 months, fixed term, commencing February 2017.

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Schofield VIFM Oration 2016

May 13th 2016

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Professor Olaf Drummer receives honorary doctorate in Belgium

April 8th 2016

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Professor Olaf Drummer, Deputy Director VIFM, was awarded an honorary doctorate (doctor honora causa) from the University of Antwerp in Belgium in March 2016. The award recognises his extraordinary career as a forensic pharmacologist and toxicologist as well as his vital role in establishing VIFM’s world-class forensic laboratories and academic programs at VIFM.

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A Diamond Date for VIFM

February 25th 2016

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This year’s RCPA Pathology Update program features many of VIFM’s forensic experts who will be chairing panels, delivering presentations and hosting workshops on a wide range of forensic pathology topics from Fri 26 – Sun 28 February at the Melbourne Convention Centre.

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The role of Forensic Dentistry in the aftermath of the Black Saturday Bushfires

February 7th 2016

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Forensic Dentistry can play a vital role in disaster victim identification operations after natural disasters such as the Black Saturday Bushfires.

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Heart valve donation and the story of Hamish’s Heart

February 5th 2016

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The Donor Tissue Bank of Victoria and VIFM are proud to take part in a four-part series to be broadcast on ABC 774 Melbourne with Drive presenter Raf Epstein. The story of ‘Hamish’s Heart’ takes you on the journey of a young Melbourne man’s life changing surgery to receive a donated heart valve.

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