Iowa Association of County Medical Examiners

Great line-up for IACME Fall Meeting and Education Expo

Michael Graham, MD, Chief Medical Examiner for the City of St. Louis, will be a headline speaker at the Iowa Association of County Medical Examiners Fall Meeting and Education Expo Friday and Saturday, November 20-21 in West Des Moines.

Dr. Graham is an expert on in-custody injuries and deaths. He will speak to Iowa’s county medical examiners and medical examiner investigators on Friday, November 20. The title of his presentation is Investigating Deaths Temporally Associated with Apprehension and Confinement.

Other presentations will include victim accounting after transportation disasters, ATF investigation of explosions and a presentation on crisis leadership by an Air Force colonel decorated for leading the response to the terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia.

A link to the meeting brochure is provided below, along with the meeting schedule and a description of ME-101, a special Friday morning course for new MEs and MEIs. You can register by mail and pay by check using the form on the back of the brochure. If you prefer, you can register online and pay via credit card by visiting the Fall Meeting section of this web site.

2015 Fall Meeting and Education Expo brochure

About Our Speakers

Meeting schedule

ME-101 information 

IACME Offices up for Election

The offices of President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and four Board seats will be up for election during the 2015 IACME Fall Meeting and Education Expo Friday and Saturday, November 20-21 at the West Des Moines Marriott. Annual elections will be held during the IACME Member Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

Offices up for election and the incumbents are: President (Daniel Cole, MD); Vice President (Paul Jensen, MD, PharmD); and Secretary-Treasurer (Dennis Crabb, MD). Board seats held by Thomas Carroll, MD; Sheila Holcomb, MD; and Marcus Nashelsky, MD are also up for election. A fourth board seat held by Dennis I. Mallory, DO has been vacant since Dr. Mallory’s death in May and is also up for election.

If anyone is interested in running for an office or board seat, please contact Cheri Jensen at 515.957.9246 or email her at


Dennis I. Mallory, DO

Dennis I. Mallory, DO, IACME Board Member and founding member of IACME, died Monday, May 18 following a lengthy illness. A Celebration of Life service with Masonic Rites and military honors took place Friday, May 22 at 11 a.m. at the Reinig Center in Toledo.

On behalf of IACME, we extend our deepest sympathy to the Mallory family.

(Dr. Mallory’s obituary can be found at