Tag: forensic

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Marcella Sorg featured in the news for forensic work

Policy Center research scientist Marcella Sorg is featured in the Bangor Daily News for her work on forensic identification. An article in the Outdoors section of the BDN highlights Sorg’s work. Sorg is the only forensic anthropologist with her post-graduate qualifications in northern New England and typically works in Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. She […]

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Marcella Sorg Will Lead Project To Analyze Data on Violent Deaths

Dr. Marcella Sorg of the University of Maine and Dr. Margaret Greenwald, recently retired Chief Medical Examiner, will lead Maine’s effort in a newly announced project to analyze violent deaths. The State of Maine has received funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to gather critical data on violent deaths in Maine […]

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Sorg named to National Institutes of Standards and Technology/Department of Justice committee

Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center’s Marcella Sorg has been named to a joint National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Department of Justice (DOJ) Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee, based within the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC). NIST is establishing OSAC to strengthen the nation’s use of forensic science by supporting the development and […]

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Sorg profiled in Bangor Daily News

Marcella Sorg of the MCSPC was profiled in Monday’s Bangor Daily News. The article provides an overview of Sorg’s role as Maine’s forensic anthropologist (a role she has filled since 1977), and Sorg’s work for four states (Maine, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Rhode Island) as well as the U.S. military.

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