Texas A&M University (1977), Medicine
Medical School
Texas A&M University (1981), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Craniocerebral trauma
  • Sudden unexpected natural death


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The Eyeball Killer: Serial Killings with Postmortem Globe Enucleation.
Coyle J, Ross KF, Barnard JJ, Peacock E, Linch CA, Prahlow JA J. Forensic Sci. 2015 Feb
Deaths related to chemical burns.
Pavelites JJ, Kemp WL, Barnard JJ, Prahlow JA Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2011 Dec 32 4 387-92
Fatal disseminated cryptococcus as the initial presentation of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Kovarik CL, Barnard JJ J. Forensic Sci. 2009 Jul 54 4 927-9
The "unintended pedestrian" on expressways.
Istre GR, McCoy M, Stowe M, Barnard JJ, Moore BJ, Anderson RJ Traffic Inj Prev 2007 Dec 8 4 398-402
Syphilitic coronary artery ostial stenosis resulting in acute myocardial infarction and death.
Kennedy JL, Barnard JJ, Prahlow JA Cardiology 2006 105 1 25-9
Sudden death due to asphyxia by esophageal polyp: two case reports and review of asphyxial deaths.
Carrick C, Collins KA, Lee CJ, Prahlow JA, Barnard JJ Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2005 Sep 26 3 275-81
Lethal basal cell carcinoma secondary to cerebral invasion.
Kovarik CL, Stewart D, Barnard JJ J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2005 Jan 52 1 149-51
Forensic dermatopathology and internal disease.
Kovarik CL, Stewart D, Cockerell CJ, Barnard JJ J. Forensic Sci. 2005 Jan 50 1 154-8
Pregnancy-related maternal deaths.
Prahlow JA, Barnard JJ Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2004 Sep 25 3 220-36
Motor-vehicle collision-related death due to delayed-onset subarachnoid hemorrhage associated with anticoagulant therapy.
Lopez AE, Barnard JJ, White CL, Oeberst JL, Prahlow JA J. Forensic Sci. 2004 Jul 49 4 807-8


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Honors & Awards

  • Grant -Postmortem Silicone Distribution Studies
    Grantor: American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc. (1994-1995)
  • Beta Beta Beta Honor Society
  • Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award - Texas A&M College of Medicine
  • Jones Scholarship at Texas A&M University
  • Phi Eta Sigma
    Freshman Honor Society
  • Scholastic Scholarship at Texas A&M College of Medicine

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Advisory Board of Dallas Brain Collection of Dept. of Psychiatry UTSW
  • Board of Directors, United Network For Organ Sharing- ex officio (1997-1999)
  • Chairman, Rapport Society (2012-2014)
  • Commissioner, Forensic Science Commission (2012)
  • Member National Association of Medical Examiners (1987)
  • Member of Advisory Board of Dallas Brain Collection of Dept. of Psychiatry UTSW
  • Member of Advisory Council of Transplant Services - ex officio
  • Member of Advisory Council-Southwest Organ Bank (1991)
  • President, Scott and White Residents Associations (1985-1986)
  • Treasurer, Rapport Society Texas A&M Health Science Center (2008-2012)
  • Vice Chairman of the Texas Forensic Science Commission
  • Vice-Chairman, Forensic Science Commission (2015)