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Dr. John Plunkett

Innocence Network Lifetime Achievement Award Winner


Dr. John Plunkett is a general and forensic pathologist. Prior to his retirement from hospital responsibilities in 2004, he was the laboratory director and medical education director at Regina Hospital in Hastings, Minnesota and the coroner for an office that serves seven Minnesota counties. He has an interest in the evaluation of injuries in infants and children. His publications include a study of short-distance falls in children and articles regarding the biomechanics of head injury and resuscitation injuries.