Ian D. Paul, M.D.

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Associate Professor

Phone: 505-272-3053


  • Forensic pathology
  • Undergraduate and graduate medical education
  • Comparing the accuracy of computerized tomography (CT) and traditional autopsies

Education and Certification Information

Forensic Pathology Fellowship
Office of the Medical Investigator and University of New Mexico Pathology Department
Albuquerque, NM
2004- 2005

Pathology Residency
Harvard University, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
2001- 2004

Emergency Medicine Residency
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA
1997 - 2000

Internship, Internal Medicine
Brown University, Miriam Hospital
Providence, RI
1996 - 1997

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Montreal, Canada
1992 - 1996

M.Sc. Physiology
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
1990 - 1991

Board Certifications:
Forensic Pathology, American Board of Pathology (2005)
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology (2004)

Selected Publications:

  • Nolte K, Mlady G, Zumwalt R, Cushnyr B, Paul I, Wiest P. Postmortem X-ray computed tomography (CT) and forensic autopsy: a review of the utility, the challenges and the future implications. Academic Forensic Pathology. July 2011.

  • Mena OJ, Paul I, Reichard R. Ocular Findings in Raised Intracranial Pressure: A Case of Terson Syndrome in a 7-Month-Old Infant. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. July 2011.

  • Bauman M, Marinaro J, Tawil I, Crandall C, Rosenbaum L, Paul I. Ultrasonographic Determination of Pubic Symphyseal Widening in Trauma: The FAST-PS Study. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2009.

  • Lathrop S, Paul I, Swartz M, Nolte K. Utility of Infectious Disease Coding Sheets for Surveillance in a State Medical Examiner’s Office. Journal of Forensic Science. July 2008.

  • Paul I, Reichard R. Subacute Combined Degeneration Mimicking Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2008

  • Sklar D, Crandall C, Loeliger E, Edmunds K, Paul I, Hilitzer D. Unanticipated Death After Discharge Home From the Emergency Department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2007.

  • Maclean S, Paul I. Lidocaine toxicity in the presence of hyperkalemia, Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2000.

  • Roy S, Dewitz A, Paul I. Ultrasound Assisted Ankle Arthrocentesis. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 1999.

  • Rouault T, Haile D, Downey W, Philpott C, Tang C, Samaniego F, Chin J, Paul I, Orloff D, Harford J, Klausner R. An Invited Review, An Iron Sulfur Cluster Plays a Novel Regulatory Role in the Iron Responsive Element Binding Protein. Biometals. 1992.

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