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Erin Barnhart, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner
 
 
Past Work Experience 
7/2011 – 9/2015
 
Deputy Chief Medical Examiner
State of Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s Office
1700 East Woodrow Wilson Ave
Jackson, MS 39216
 
Affiliate Faculty, Forensic Pathology Resident Rotation Coordinator
Department of Pathology University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
 
Certification 
 
Diplomate, American Board of Pathology 
Forensic Pathology, 9/2010 – 12/2020 
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 7/2009 - 12/2019
 
Licensure
 
State of Texas
Q5757
Issued 8/28/2015
Expiration 8/31/2017 

 
State of Mississippi
MD #21643     
Expiration 06/30/2016
 
 
Education
 
Surgical Pathology Fellowship
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 
7/2010 – 6/2011
 
Forensic Pathology Fellowship
Miami-Dade County
Miami, Florida
7/2009 – 6/201
 
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
7/2005 - 6/2009
 
University of Texas Health Science Center 
Houston, Texas
Doctor of Medicine
8/2001 - 5/2005
 
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, Texas
Bachelor of Science
8/1995 - 5/1999
 
Awards and Honors
 
Chief Resident, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology, 2008 - 2009
 
 
Photographer of the Year, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology, 2009

 
Resident Researcher of the Year, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology, 2007
 
 
George Dock Research Scholarship, March, 2006
 
 
Presentations and Publications
 
Prentiss Lions Club, Invited Speaker, Medicolegal Death Investigation in Mississippi, May 9, 2013, Prentiss, Mississippi. 

 
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pathology Grand Rounds, Invited Speaker , “When is a heart attack a homicide?” April 22, 2013, Jackson, Mississippi. 

 
6th Annual Coroner Forensic Collaborative of Louisiana, Invited Speaker, March 2013, Lafayette, Louisiana.
 
 
“Fatal Pulmonary Fat Emboli Following First Trimester Elective Abortion; is this amniotic fluid embolism?” Erin Barnhart, MD, Briza Walter, MD and Kenneth D. Hutchins, MD, poster presentation, American Academy of Forensic Sciences annaual meeting, 2011.  

 
University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Pathology Grand Rounds, Invited Speaker , “Urothelial Neoplasia,” February, 2011, Galveston, Texas. 

 
“Inflammatory Cytokine Genes in Hodgkin Lymphoma,” S.D. Hudnall, T. Chen, E. Barnhart, R. Konig, podium presentation, United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists annual meeting, 2009. 

 
“Comparative Flow Immunophenotypic Features of the Inflammatory Infiltrates of Hodgkin Lymphoma and Lymphoid Hyperplasia,” S. David Hudnall, Eve Betancourt, Erin Barnhart, and Jyoti Patel. Clinical Cytometry 74B: 1-8 (2008). 

 
Houston Society of Clinical Pathology, Invited Speaker , “Regulatory and Cytotoxic T-Cell Subsets in Hodgkin Lymphoma,” March, 2007.

 
“Galactosemia and Falsely Elevated Glucose Values by Point of Care Testing,” Erin Barnhart, MD, Anthony Okorodudu, PhD, Diana Dehoyos, MS, MT, John Petersen, PhD, poster presentation, College of American Pathology annual meeting, 2007.

 
“Intravascular Lymphoma Presenting as Rapidly Progressive Dementia,” Erin Barnhart, MD and P.L. DiPatre, MD, PhD, poster presentation, College of American Pathology annual meeting, 2007.

 
“Correlation between Numbers of Regulatory T Cells and Cytotoxic T Cells in Hodgkin Lymphoma,” Erin Barnhart, MD and S.D. Hudnall, MD, poster presentation, United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists annual meeting, 2007 and Texas Society of Pathologists state meeting, 2007.

 
“Hydrocephalus: A fatal complication of neurosarcoidosis,” Erin Barnhart, MD and Gerald Campbell, MD, PhD, poster presentation, College of American Pathologists annual meeting, 2006.  
 
Texas State Society of American Medical Technologists, Invited Speaker, “Renal Function and Practical Applications of the GFR Formula,” October, 2005.
 
 
Committee Responsibilities and Memberships

Mississippi Child Death Review Panel, State Team Member 

 
American Academy of Forensic Sciences 

 
National Association of Medical Examiners 

 
College of American Pathologists, Fellow 

 
College of American Pathologists, Residents’ Forum, UTMB delegate , 2006 - 2008

 
Texas Medical Association, Resident and Fellow Section Executive Council, Member at Large , 2008 - 2010 

 
Texas Medical Association, Committee on Infectious Disease, 2007 - 2009  

 
Texas Medical Association, Resident and Fellow Section Executive Council, Secretary , 2007 - 2008 

 
Texas Medicine, Editorial Board, 2007 - 2008 

 
Texas Medical Association, Council on Socioeconomics, 2006 - 2008

 
University of Texas Medical Branch, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Member at Large , 2008 - 2009 

 
University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology, Resident Recruitment and Rank committee, 2006, 2007, 2009