Episode with Jan M. Gorniak DO MSHA
Manage episode 354952611 series 2966459
Dr. Jan Gorniak was born and raised in Bronx, NY. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. Dr. Gorniak is certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and forensic pathology. She served as a Deputy Coroner/Forensic Pathologist for Franklin County, Ohio from July 2005 to January 2008. She is a member of the National Association of Medical Examiners, the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Osteopathic Association, and the National Medical Association. Dr. Gorniak is also a registered medicolegal death investigator through the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators.
In November of 2008, Dr. Gorniak was elected to the position of Franklin County Coroner, Columbus, Ohio. She was the county’s first full-time forensic pathologist coroner. She was re-elected in November 2012, and served in that position until resigning in October 2014. She went on to work as the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia (DC) Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. In the Fall of 2016, she was appointed the Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner (Atlanta, GA). As of June 2020, Dr. Gorniak calls Las Vegas, NV home, working as a Medical Examiner/Forensic Pathologist for the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner.