About Dr. Dudley

Mary H. Dudley, M.D., M.S., R.N.

Chief Medical Examiner

Forensic Pathologist and District Coroner

Jackson County  Regional Forensic Science Center

Kansas City, MO

Mary H. Dudley, M.D. is the Chief Medical Examiner for Jackson County, Missouri.  She is board certified in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathologists. She completed a two year fellowship in Forensic Pathology at the University of New Mexico following a four year Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Previously, Dr. Dudley was the Chief Medical Examiner in Sedgwick County, Kansas, and previously was medical examiner for Maricopa County in Phoenix, Arizona.  Dr. Dudley has been active in the field of forensic medical investigation for many years.  She developed the first forensic nursing program in Colorado in 1994 and the first FMI Training course in 1996. 

She is a member of the following associations and committees: 

  • National Association of Medical Examiners
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • International Association of Forensic Nurses
  • Registered Diplomate of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators

Dr. Dudley maintains a network of experts in all areas of forensic science who may serve as course faculty.

E-Mail Dr. Dudley: Dudley@ForensicMI.com