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MSU Denver Human Identification Lab

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Thank you for visiting the Metropolitan State University of Denver Human Identification Laboratory (MSUD-HIL). The MSUD-HIL is committed to providing high-quality forensic anthropology field and laboratory services to the medicolegal community of Colorado, with an emphasis on accurate, ethical, impartial, and legally defensible forensic consultation services. We currently consult with several local, state, and federal medicolegal organizations.

Services

The MSUD-HIL specializes in field location and recovery as well as laboratory analysis of human skeletal remains. See below for a list of services:

  • Forensic Osteological Analysis
    • Comparative Osteological Identification: Human vs. Non-Human
    • Construction of a Biological Profile (Sex, Age, Stature, Ancestry)
    • Assessment of Skeletal Changes Associated with Pathology, Trauma, and/or Typical Variation
  • Historic/Archaeological Osteological Analysis
  • Search and Recovery
  • Excavation

 


Contact Us:

To request field and/or laboratory services, or for general laboratory information
Lab Coordinator
Jill Scott, MA

MSUD-HIL Laboratory Director:
Christine Pink, PhD, D-ABFA

Mailing Address
MSU Denver Human Identification Laboratory
Department of Sociology and Anthropology 
Campus Box 28, P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217–3362


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