Elizabeth C. Burton MD
Dr. Elizabeth Burton is Founder and Director of Metropolitan Autopsy Pathology Services PLLC in Dallas Texas. She most recently held the positions of Visiting Associate Professor of Pathology at Johns Hopkins University Scool of Medicine and Deputy Director of the Autopsy Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Burton obtained her MD degree from the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and the also completed her Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the LSU School of Medicine. During her first year of residency training, she became interested in Autopsy Pathology and in particular how autopsy information could be used to improve health care quality. Following her Residency training, she was a Fellow in the National Quality Scholars Program at the San Francisco Veterans Administration Hospital and the University of San Francisco and then completed a second Fellowship in Forensic Pathology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and the Orleans Parish Coroner’s office in New Orleans Louisiana. In July of 2001, she joined the faculty of the Department of Pathology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas Texas and in January of 2011, she joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University. While at Baylor, she was the Director of Autopsy Pathology and was also a Clinical Scholar in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with the Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement. She has authored over 30 articles, abstracts, book reviews, and textbook chapters mostly in the area of Autopsy Pathology. She serves as an ad hoc reviewer for multiple medical journals and was previously on the Editorial Board for Medscape General Medicine. She is a past member of Autopsy Committee and editor for the Autopsy Pathology Educational Program for the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Autopsy Committee and remains active with the CAP as an International Laboratory Inspector.
Danny Paul Terrell
Mr. Danny Paul Terrell is Chief Autopsy Assistant and is well respected in the community for his knowledge, dedication, and attention to detail. He has 30+ years of experience in the laboratory as an autopsy assistant and has participated in the training of numerous pathology residents and has also participated in the training of other autopsy assistants.