Texas Forensic Science Commission

Dr. Jeffrey J. Barnard 
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Presiding Officer

Jeffrey Barnard, M.D. of Dallas is director of the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science and chief medical examiner of Dallas County and a professor of pathology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He served as chairman of the Rapport Society at Texas A&M University and is a member of the National Association of Medical Examiners and the Southwest Transplant Alliance. Barnard received a Bachelor of Science in medicine from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Medicine from Texas A&M College of Medicine.

Appointed By: Governor
Appointment Date: Monday, October 31, 2011
Appointment Expiration: Friday, September 1, 2023
Re-appointment Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Re-appointment Expiration: Friday, September 1, 2025