Dr Linda Iles
Head of Forensic Pathology
Dr Linda Iles is Head of Forensic Pathology Services at the VIFM. After training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, she completed her Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence (pathology) at the Society of Apothecaries in London in 2006.
Linda spent two years practicing as a Forensic Pathologist in Glasgow and also spent time at the University of Edinburgh studying forensic neuropathology.
She collaborates in research into Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy with the Austin Hospital Epilepsy Research Centre and performs neuropathological examinations in cases of suspected non-accidental head injury in children.
Linda worked in DVI efforts in Thailand following the Boxing Day tsunami and in Christchurch following the Christchurch earthquake. She has worked in diverse environments including the Falkland Islands, Timor Leste, Nauru, the Cook Islands and Vanuatu.