Palmiotto Presents on American Service Members Casualty Resolution and Skeletal Trauma Analysis

Posted on 2/25/2019 9:26:50 AM

Andrea Palmiotto presented research at the 2019 American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. This research detailed casualty resolution and skeletal trauma analysis among American service members from past conflicts.

Andrea Palmiotto and poster at 2019 American Academy of Forensic Sciences MeetingThrough collaborations with forensic anthropologists at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the research explores the prevalence of perimortem skeletal trauma between WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam War service members, as well as differential patterning in skeletal trauma associated with WWII aircraft crashes and blast events.

IUP Anthropology