Chief Deputy Medical Examiner, San Diego County (CA)
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
PDMP Track: Combining PDMP and Other Data to Combat Rx Abuse
Dr. Jonathan Lucas, MD, is the Chief Deputy Medical Examiner in San Diego County, California. He completed his forensic pathology training in New York City in 2000 and has been practicing full-time forensics ever since. He has performed more than 3,500 autopsies, teaches medical students and resident physicians, and regularly gives court testimony and attends scene investigations. Prescription drug-related fatalities are a significant component of the deaths under Medical Examiner jurisdiction in San Diego County. Dr. Lucas is also a member of the San Diego County Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force.