The William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine is a joint initiative of the Colleges of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida. Students within the Maples Center can pursue graduate degrees and/or certificates in Forensic Medicine, Veterinary Forensic Sciences, Wildlife Forensic Sciences, and Shelter Medicine as well as earn continuing education credits via the Maples Center’s continuing education program. The continuing education program offers in-person and online education opportunities.
The Maples Center partners with several organizations to enhance instruction of the forensic sciences, and to offer state-of-the-art training to our continuing education, masters, and certificate students. These partner organizations include, Florida Emergency Mortuary Operations Response System (FEMORS), the C. A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory, the Office of the Medical Examiner (Florida District Eight), UF PathLabs, The American Veterinary Medical Association, the Association of Shelter Veterinarians, and the Humane Society of the United States.