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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Kathryn Haden-Pinneri, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor


  • M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, 1997


  • AP/CP residency,University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, 2002


  • Forensic Pathology, Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office, Dallas, TX, 2003


  • Forensic Pathology

Board Certification

  • AP/FP

Area of Interest

  • Forensics

Current Position

  • Assistant Medical Examiner, Harris County Medical Examiner's Office

Professional Positions Held

  • Assistant Chief Medical Examiner, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Northern Virginia District, Fairfax, VA, 2003-2005
  • Chief Assistant Medical Examiner, Knox County Medical Examiner's Office, Knoxville, TN, 2001-2002

Other Positions

  • Member of DMORT (Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team), 2001-current

Professional Organization Memberships

  • Fellow member of National Association of Medical Examiners
  • Member of American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Representative Publications

  • Ta'ala SC, Berg GE, Haden K, Case Study 4.2: A Khmer Rouge Execution Method: Evidence from Choeung Ek, In Kimmerle EH and Baraybar JP (eds) Skeletal Trauma: Identification of Injuries Resulting from Human Rights Abuse and Armed Conflict, Boca Raton , FL , CRC Press, 2008, pp 196-200
  • Haden-Pinneri K, Chu A, Forensic Pathology CheckSample FP 08-2 (FP-333), Genetic Evaluation of Aortic Dissections, February 2008
  • Haden-Pinneri, K, Berg, GE, Ballistics-Induced Depressed Skull Fractures, oral presentation, San Antonio, TX, AAFS annual meeting, 2007
  • Haden-Pinneri, K, Anzalone, ML, Sanchez, LA, The Postmortem Picnic, oral presentation, San Antonio, TX, AAFS annual meeting, 2007
  • Milewicz, DM, et al, Genetic Basis of Aortic Dissections, oral presentation, San Antonio, TX, NAME annual meeting, 2007
  • Ta'ala, SC, Berg, GE, Haden, K, Blunt Force Cranial Trauma in the Cambodian Killing Fields, J Forensic Sci, 51(5):996-1001, 2006
  • Haden-Pinneri, K, A Fatality Due to Atomoxetine – The First Known Case, oral presentation, Seattle, WA, AAFS annual meeting, 2006

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