Editor of JFOS
Dr. Patrick Thevissen, – Belgium –
He finished his dental studies in 1980 at the Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Belgium and started a private dental practice in 1981. In 2005 he obtained his master’s degree (Msc) in forensic odontology at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Since 2007 he has worked in the Department of Forensic Odontology at the School of Dentistry, Oral Pathology and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and teaches forensic odontology to international post graduate students. In 2009 he started his Phd thesis at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven on the research topic: Non-destructive forensic odontological age estimations revisited.
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)
Vilma Pinchi (Italy)
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 Dec/30/2014