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SHOW TITLE: Working Stiff: An Interview with Forensic Pathologist Judy Jelinek and co-author/husband TJ Mitchell
BIO: Judy Melinek, M.D. is a graduate of Harvard University. She trained at UCLA in medicine and pathology, graduating in 1996. Her training at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York is the subject of her memoir, Working Stiff, which she co-wrote with her husband, writer TJ Mitchell. Currently, Dr. Melinek is CEO of PathologyExpert Inc., and works as a forensic pathologist in Oakland. She also travels nationally and internationally to lecture on anatomic and forensic pathology and she has been consulted as a forensic expert in many high-profile legal cases, as well as for the television shows E.R. and Mythbusters.
T.J. Mitchell, her husband, graduated with an English degree from Harvard and worked in the film industry before becoming a full-time-stay-at-home dad to their three children. He is currently collaborating with Dr.Melinek in writing FIRST CUT, the inaugural novel in a forensic detective fiction series. Working Stiff is Mitchell’s first book.