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News | Dec. 21, 2022

Reshaping Forensics

By Angie Trivisonno

“After that, I spent five years working with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s Central Identification Laboratory (now called the USA Defense Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA) Accounting Agency (DPAA)) establishing protocols for using chest radiographs to identify fallen USA soldiers in the Korean War.

“I feel honoured that, since 2010, the methods have been used to identify fallen USA soldiers and repatriate their skeletal remains to families.”

Dr Stephan now works as an external consultant for the DPAA, reviewing chest radiograph comparisons and running masterclass training sessions for analysts who travel from Hawaii to Brisbane to learn about forensic methods at UQ.

To learn more, go the University of Queensland website

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