POMEROY — Larry Marshall, Meigs County Health Commissioner, recently attended the American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting in Washington D.C.
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multi-disciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote professionalism, integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences.
Commissioner Marshall spoke to members on the topic entitled, “Homicide vs. Suicide, Suicide by Cop Revisited.”
During the meeting, Commissioner Marshall was honored by promotion to Fellow. Fellows are the second highest grade of membership, distinguished fellow being the highest grade of membership.
In addition to his duties as Health Commissioner, Marshall preforms duties of Coroner’s Investigator for Dr. Doug Hunter, Meigs County Coroner.