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William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine (E & G)
University: University of Florida
Director: Bruce A. Goldberger, Ph.D.
Address: P.O. Box 100275
Gainesville, FL 32610-0275
Phone: (352) 265-0680 ext 72001
Fax: (352) 265-9904
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission: The Maples Center is a joint initiative between the Colleges of Medicine, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine. The Center currently utilizes its extensive expertise in forensic medicine to provide comprehensive services and innovative programs that relate to medico-legal death investigation and veterinary forensic sciences. The Maples Center houses the Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System, which is the state's mortuary response team for rapid deployment following a mass fatality event. The Maples Center also provides educational programs year-round to bring new, unique and multi-faceted approaches and insight to the widest range of contemporary medico-legal issues. In addition to maintaining the service mission, another goal of the Maples Center is the development of undergraduate and graduate educational programs in Forensic Medicine and Veterinary Forensic Sciences.
Research Descriptors: Anthropology

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