54 minutes | Jul 20, 2020

Science and Black Male Introspection with Dr. Roger Mitchell, Jr.

Dr. Roger Mitchell is a renowned physician and scientist.  More importantly he'll tell you, he is my very good friend. In this episode of The Black Futurist we touch on health disparities in America, scientific literacy, Forensic science and its use in criminal investigation, men's fellowship, and how Hip-Hop shaped a generation. I'd love to hear your feedback on this conversation. -Be Moore Dr. Roger A. Mitchell, Jr. is the Chief Medical Examiner for the Government of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, he was appointed in 2014. He is a graduate of Howard University, Washington DC, and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ. He has a B.S. in Biology from Howard University and he is licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and Washington DC. He has performed over 1300 autopsy examinations in his career and has testified as an expert on numerous cases. He began the study of forensic science and violence prevention as a Forensic Biologist for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – DNA Unit in January 1997 at the FBI Headquarters Building. Dr. Mitchell served 4 years as the Assistant Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, in charge of Medicolegal Death Investigations, at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences prior to serving 2 years as the Regional Medical Examiner for the Northern Regional Medical Examiner Office in Newark, NJ. He is the Chairman of the National Medical Association’s Workgroup on Gun Violence and Police Use of Force, which examines violence as a public health issue. He is board certified in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. He is a Fellow with the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME). He sits on national subcommittees for NAME including Education & Planning and Strategic Planning as well as Chairs the Deaths in Custody Ad-hoc Committee. Guest: Dr. Roger Mitchell, Jr. Host: Bryndan Moore Co-Host: Dr. Maurice Dolberry Dr. Mitchell is a Founding Member and active participant of SEVEN.community --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theblackfuturist/message
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