Expert Spotlight

PVTC is proud to spotlight Dr. Cyril H. Wecht.

Dr. Wecht is actively involved as a medical-legal and forensic science consultant, author, and lecturer. He has appeared as a frequent guest on numerous national TV and radio shows, discussing famous cases, many of which are discussed in his over 540 professional publications.

Dr. Wecht is an American forensic pathologist. He has been a consultant in numerous high-profile cases, but is perhaps best known for his criticism of the Warren Commission’s findings concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

He has been the president of both the American Academy of Forensic Science and the American College of Legal Medicine, and currently heads the board of trustees of the American Board of Legal Medicine. He served as County Commissioner, Coroner and, later Medical Examiner of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (which includes the city of Pittsburgh).