Kalamazoo County Medical Examiner
3299 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
The Medical Examiner is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and is a licensed physician. The Medical Examiner in turn appoints Deputy Medical Examiners and Medical Examiner Investigators.
The Medical Examiner program is required by Michigan Law to investigate deaths that are sudden, suspicious, unexpected, violent, accidental, occur in jails or prisons or happen without medical attention within a 48-hour period. The Medical Examiner has the authority to order an autopsy at any time it is deemed necessary to determine or confirm the cause and manner of death.
E-mail the Medical Examiner (Dr. Joyce deJong)
Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services is committed to providing equitable, culturally competent care to all individuals served, regardless of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
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