Greene County has announced the hiring of a new medical examiner.
Dr. Deiter Duff will take over the position that had been filled through a contract with the company Forensic Associates. Dr. Duff will begin the position on December 26.
Duff is a University of Missouri School of Medicine graduate, where he also completed a residency in anatomic pathology. His forensic pathology residency took place at St. Louis University.
Duff has also served as an assistant medical examiner in the St. Louis City Medical Examiner’s office and as medical examiner for Boone & Callaway counties.
The Greene County Medical Examiner’s office performs almost 200 autopsies a year.