Lone Thanning, M.D., F.C.A.P., FACFE, DABFM
Dr. Thanning is a Board Certified Anatomic and Forensic Pathologist. In 2003, she was appointed Chief Medical Examiner of the Rockland County Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. She is a Life Fellow and Board Member of The American College of Forensic Examiners and a Life Fellow of the International Society of Police Surgeons. She is also a Fellow of The College of American Pathologists, a Diplomate of The American Board of Forensic Examiners (FACFE), and a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Medicine (DABFM). Dr. Thanning was appointed and served as the Director of The Forensic Examination Program during the year 2000, was Head of the Faculty; and Associate Professor at Touro College, School of Health Sciences. She had recently lectured in the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg School of Law. From 1997-1999, Dr. Thanning has also headed and served as Chairperson and Chair Emertitus of The Advisory Board for Professional Standards; The American Board of Forensic Medicine. She was selected Subcommittee Chairperson of the Continuing Education Committee (CEC ), (DABFM), and has been a Peer Reviewer, serving on the Editorial Board, of The Forensic Examiner, the Official Journal of the ACFE, for several years. With a background in Internal Medicine from her native country, Denmark, as well as from Sweden, Dr. Thanning has lectured and published both Nationally and Internationally. She received additional postgraduate education in Anatomic Pathology from The State University of New York at Stony Brook and as Fellow, Assistant and Deputy Medical Examiner, Nassau and Onondaga Counties, New York. She held a Government Appointment, appointed by the Health Commissioner, in Syracuse, New York, 1994; where she was in charge of the daily operation of the Medical Examiner's Office. A private Practitioner and Litigation Consultant in Forensic Pathology since 1988, Dr. Thanning is the Director and Founder of Forensic Medical Consulting of N.Y., P.C. located in Huntington, Long Island. She has been a New York State resident since 1983. Her medico-legal consulting activities span across the United States as well as abroad. Dr. Thanning is a renowned expert witness in the New York Metropolitan area, where she is a preferred witness for a number of New York City and State Agencies.