Editor of JFOS
Prof. Vilma Pinchi, JFOS Editor – Italy –
Vilma Pinchi is an Associate Professor of Legal Medicine at Forensic Medical Sciences section of Sciences of Health Department of University of Firenze. She completed her dental studies at University of Perugia cum laude in 1993, her PhD in Medical Forensic Sciences cum laude in 1999 at University of Brescia and Master in Bioethics in Clinical Daily Activity at University of Firenze in 2009.Since 1993 she has worked as private practitioner and is regularly appointed as expert witness in criminal and civil Courts both in cases involving body identification, age ascertainment and dental professional liability.
She is the Secretary of Pro.O.F. (Forensic Odontology Project) and the course organizer of the annual post-graduate Master in Forensic Odontology at University of Firenze . She is co-author of forensic odontology and legal medicine textbooks, has written several scientific articles and lectures nationally and internationally. Past President of IOFOS 2011/14 and 2014/17
Assistant Editor of JFOS
Dr. John Rosie, – United Kingdom –
He is employed by Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board as Assistant Clinical Director, North Wales Community Dental Service. He qualified as a dentist at the University of Liverpool in 1970 (BDS) and obtained an MSc in Forensic Dentistry from the University of Cardiff in 2000 under the tutelage of Professor David Whittaker. He is Secretary of the Committee of the British Association for Forensic Odontology (BAFO) and is a member of UK Disaster Victim Identification team (UKDVI), he is also a past President and current Secretary of the Liverpool Odontological Society. He has experience dealing with bite mark analysis and identification of the deceased by reference to the dentition. Since 1998 he has been involved as an expert witness in many cases involving both bite marks and issues of identification; He was a member of the UKDVI team deployed to Thailand following the tsunami in December 2004. Accredited Forensic Dentist on the database of the UK police Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA). He lecture on Forensic Odontology to post-Graduate Societies and Academic Institutions.
Herman Bernitz (South Africa)
Paula Brumit (United States America)
Hrvoje Brkic (Croatia)
Irena Dawidson (Sweden)
Ruediger Lessig (Germany)
Jim Lewis (United States America)
Helen Liversidge (United Kingdom)
Patrick Thevissen (Belgium)
Helena Ranta (Finland)
David Sweet (Canada)
Guy Willems (Belgium)
Salem Altalie (Abu Dhabi)
Sang-Seob Lee (South Corea)
Ademir Franco (Brazil)
This Journal is a peer-reviewed on line publication of papers which should be broadly classifiable as original research, reviews, case reports or news (selected). The Journal welcomes international material for publishing. We would also like to encourage submissions from new authors, recognising the importance of first publications. All papers should comply with the “Guidance to Authors” document printed on the IOFOS.eu website. The JFOS is the official publication of the International Organisation of Forensic Odontostomatology (IOFOS)
Disclaimer: The views/opinions expressed in the publication are those of the authors and not the Editorial Board or Editor. The JFOS is not responsible for any consequences arising from the use of information contained in this issue.
Updated by S. Garatti Sep/23/2017