Forensic

  • About The Department
  • Staff Members
  • Curriculum
  • Honors and Awards
  • Labs and Facilities
  • Contact Information

About The Department

Department Name: department of forensic medicine and clinical toxicology

The department is undertaking MBBS, MD, BDS and Physiotherapy Diploma teaching. Research has been done in the areas of Toxicology (pesticides, heavy metals and datura), Forensic pathology (head and abdominal injuries) and Forensic serology (seymour stein). DNA finger printing laboratory is shortly to take off.

Research facilities and equipments for research work in Forensic pathology,
Forensic Odontology, Forensic Osteology, Forensic Serology, Forensic
Biochemistry and Forensic Toxicology are present

To facilitate research and other works a computing facilities are available.

The seminar library is well equipped with books and is accessible to teachers and post graduate students during working hours.

Staff Members

Hierarchy of the Department:

Prof.Dr. Hoda Fouad (professor and head of forensic medicine and toxicology department)

Prof.Dr.Naeema Sherif

Prof.Dr. Laila Abdel Mageed

Prof.Dr. Azza Fouad

Prof.Dr. Ragaa Darweesh

Prof.Dr. Iman Adel

Prof.Dr. Wafaa Elsahly

Prof.Dr. Maha Ghaneim

Prof.Dr. Safaa Elshanawany

Prof.Dr. Somaya Madkour

Ass. Prof. Dr. Manal Hassan

Ass. Prof. Dr. Abeer Sheta

Lecturer Dr. Haidy Megahed

Lecturer Dr. Asmaa Elbanna

Assistant lecturer Fatma Badreldin

Assistant lecturer Rania Abdel Mageed

Demonstrator Sally Elakkary

Demonstrator Heba Abdel Samie

Demonstrator Menna Allah Hassan

Demonstrator Zahraa Khalifa

Demonstrator Nermeen Abdel Hak

Staff Members:

Prof.Dr. Hoda Fouad (professor and head of forensic medicine and toxicology department)

Prof.Dr.Naeema Sherif

Prof.Dr. Laila Abdel Mageed

Prof.Dr. Azza Fouad

Prof.Dr. Ragaa Darweesh

Prof.Dr. Iman Adel

Prof.Dr. Wafaa Elsahly

Prof.Dr. Maha Ghaneim

Prof.Dr. Safaa Elshanawany

Prof.Dr. Somaya Madkour

Ass. Prof. Dr. Manal Hassan

Ass. Prof. Dr. Abeer Sheta

Lecturer Dr. Haidy Megahed

Lecturer Dr. Asmaa Elbanna

Curriculum

– Post Graduates: 

The department offers courses for master and doctor degrees.

The credit hours system is already applied to the master degree course and soon for the doctor degree.

– Under Graduates:

Forensic medicine and clinical toxicology course for the fourth year students.

– This course includes:

  1. Academic part ( lectures of forensic medicine and clinical toxicology) These lectures are as follows:
Forensic Lectures Toxicology Lectures
1. Crime Scene Investigation 1. General Toxicology
2. Identification 2. Corrosive Poisoning
3. Genetic Markers 3. Metallic Poisons
4. Death and Postmortem Changes 4. Volatile Poisons
5. Sudden Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) 5. Toxic Gases
6. Wounds 6. Alcohols
7. Regional Injuries 7. Poisonous Plants
8. Head Injuries 8. Antipyretic and Analgesics
9. Road Traffic Accidents 9. Sedative Hypnotics
10. Firearm Injuries 10. CNS Stimulants
11. Physical Injuries 11. Psychotropic Drugs
12. Violent Asphyxia 12. Pesticides
13. Pregnancy, Delivery, Abortion 13. Food Poisoning
14. Infanticide 14. Toxic Envenomations
15. Child Abuse 15. Drug Dependence
16. Sexual Offences

    2.Practical part: Includes practical sections in:

Museum Practical Toxicology
1. Identifications 1. Examination of Trace elements in Crime Scenes (including hairs and fibers) 1. Toxic Plants
2. Wounds 2. Examination of Stains in Crime Scenes (including blood and seminal stains) 2. detection of Metallic Poisons
3. How to write a primary medico-legal report for wounds 3. Fingerprints 3. Color Test
4. Head Injuries 4. Firearm Ballistics 4. Microcrystal Test
5. Firearm Injuries 5. Chromatography
6. Sudden Death 6. Clinical Training in the Poison Center
7. Asphyxia
8. Abortion
9. Infanticide

Honors and Awards

Labs and Facilities

Contact Information

– Telephone number:  1514

– E-mail: forensicmedicine@alexmed.edu.eg

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