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Judy Melinek, M.D. is a graduate of Harvard University. She trained at UCLA in medicine and pathology, graduating in 1996. Her training at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York is the subject of her memoir, Working Stiff, which she co-wrote with her husband, T.J. Mitchell. Currently, Dr. Melinek is CEO of PathologyExpert Inc., & works as a forensic pathologist in Oakland, California. She also travels nationally and internationally to lecture she has been consulted as a forensic expert in many high-profile legal cases.

First Cut will be the debut novel in a medical examiner detective-fiction series.
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Down Among the Dead Men by Michelle Williams
"While not as well written as Dr Melenick's book Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner but it's quite a different process one takes to be tech vs a pathologist. The book is set in the UK, I'm from there,there's no " Read more of this review »
Working Stiff by Judy Melinek
"The subject matter is so fascinating, and Dr. Judy Melinek so empathetic, that this book cannot help but be good. I would recommend it to anyone curious about the daily work life of a forensic pathologist -- especially in New York City.

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“There are no emergency autopsies,” another resident pointed out to me. “Your patients never complain. They don’t page you during dinner. And they’ll still be dead tomorrow.”
Judy Melinek, Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner

“Staying alive, as it turns out, is mostly common sense.”
Judy Melinek, Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner

“Mine is a gruesome job, but for a scientist with a love for the mechanics of the human body, a great one.”
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