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File #: 21-3075    Version: 1 Name: Appointment of Dr. Ponni Arunkumar
Type: Reappointment Status: Approved
File created: 5/4/2021 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: 5/13/2021 Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: PROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Dr. Ponni Arunkumar Position: Chief Medical Examiner Department/Board/Commission: Office of the Medical Examiner of Cook County Effective date: Immediate Upon Approval Expiration date: Five (5) years from date of approval Summary: Dr. Arunkumar is a board certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with specialization in forensic pathology. She currently serves as the Chief Medical Examiner at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. Dr Arunkumar has 17 years of forensic pathology experience. She has conducted close to 7,500 postmortem examinations and testified in court and depositions over 150 times. She is on staff at RUSH University, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University. She has presented at various national conferences and published articles in the field of forensic pathology. She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the National Association of Medical Examiners, t...
Indexes: TONI PRECKWINKLE, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners

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PROPOSED REAPPOINTMENT

 

Appointee(s):  Dr. Ponni Arunkumar

 

Position:  Chief Medical Examiner

 

Department/Board/Commission:  Office of the Medical Examiner of Cook County 

 

Effective date:  Immediate Upon Approval  

 

Expiration date:  Five (5) years from date of approval  

 

Summary:   Dr. Arunkumar is a board certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with specialization in forensic pathology.   She currently serves as the Chief Medical Examiner at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.  Dr Arunkumar has 17 years of forensic pathology experience.  She has conducted close to 7,500 postmortem examinations and testified in court and depositions over 150 times. 

 

She is on staff at RUSH University, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University.  She has presented at various national conferences and published articles in the field of forensic pathology.  She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the National Association of Medical Examiners, the College of American Pathologists, the American Medical Association, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology 

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