Barbara Weakley-Jones MD is a licensed physician in Kentucky and Indiana with board certification in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology. Dr. Weakley-Jones was a fulltime KY State Medical Examiner for 29 yrs before retiring in 2010. She has worked with many homicide detectives, police agencies and lawyers on all types of legal cases. She is a Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine; Gratis faculty member at the University of Kentucky and a volunteer advisor to the Louisville Zoo. She has served on the Uof L Foundation Board and is still a member on the UofL Board of Overseers.
She is a member of the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) which is part of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) with a recent mission to Haiti.
Barbara is a teacher, trainer, handler and personal owner of search and recovery dogs. Previous director of the State Cadaver Dog Program; Former board member of the CSAR-K9 Search and Rescue Association, a Member of the National Association of Search and rescue and a member of North American Police Working Dogs Association (NAPWDA) She has taught many classes in HRD land and water, lectured on Care and handling of training aids, Decomposition changes, Search tactics, Scent and the Scenting dog, and Preservation of the Scene.
She has attended and been a guest lecturer at numerous seminars including Homicide Investigations, Driving under the Influence of Drugs, Forensic Pathology, Clinical Forensic Medicine, Death Scene Investigations, Anthropology and Handling Mass Disaster Scenes.
Dr Weakley-Jones hopes to improve the moral at the office; have a more efficient running office, improve on the technology in the office to get it updated; and provide a professional, compassionate staff with the utmost integrity.