Dr Rahul Pathak

Course Leader

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Medicine

Location: Chelmsford, Cambridge

Research Supervision:Yes

Courses taught: Medical and Healthcare Education, Medical and Healthcare Education

Rahul is the course leader for our PG Cert and MSc in Medical and Healthcare Education and a member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

Rahul.Pathak@aru.ac.uk

Background

Rahul graduated with a degree in medicine from King George Medical University India in 1993. He worked in the Dept of Surgery in a hospital in India, and then moved to South E Africa where he worked in the Dept of Forensic Pathology. He completed postgraduate qualification in forensic science from University of Strathclyde Glasgow. Rahul joined Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge Campus) in 2007 and until Sept 2022 he worked in the School of Life Sciences as a Senior Lecture and Course Leader for postgraduate forensic science.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Qualifications

  • PG Cert, Learning and Teaching - Anglia Ruskin University
  • MS, Forensic Science - University of Glasgow, 2004-2005
  • MBBS, Medicine - King George Medical University, India, 1993

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the Indian Association of Medico-legal Experts
  • Affiliate Member International Association of Blood Pattern Analysts
  • International Editorial Board Member of theIndian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.
  • International Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of the Bulletin of Legal Medicine Peer reviewed official publication of the Society of Forensic Medicine Specialists in Turkey.
  • International Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Health Research and Medico-legal Practice.
  • Editorial Board Member and Reviewer of the Journal of Forensic, Legal and Investigative Sciences (Herald Scholarly Open Access).

Selected recent publications

Parker, J. and Pathak, R., 2015. The Effects of Salt Water and Elevation of the Corpse on the Rate of Decomposition and Subsequent Insect Succession. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 9(1), January-June 2015.

Gautam, L., Pathak, R., Danlami, H. and Cole, M.D., 2013. Entomotoxicology: Alternative Matrices for Forensic Toxicology. Forensic Magazine, August 2013.

Raghuraghvendra, S. and Pathak, R., 2012. Investigating the Force Relative to Blood Stain Size and Spatter Pattern. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 6(2), July-December 2012.

Recent presentations and conferences

Moses, B., Bani, S.B., Pathak, R., Yakubu, D.D., Amankwaah, E., Ahmed, L. (2022). Sex estimation from the percutaneous lengths of the femur and the ulna in a Ghanian Population using discriminant function analysis, Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/00085030.2022.2028358

Brenzini, V., Pathak, R. A comparison study of the detection of bloodstains on painted and cleaned surfaces using luminol, Forensic Science International 289 (2018), 75-82.

Harris, L.R., Pathak, R., Nisbet, L. The effect of Warfarin on Calliphora Vomitoria larvae development and semi-quantitative GC-MS analysis. 8th Annual UKIAFT conference, Ireland, 1-2 November 2018.

Gautam, L. and Pathak, R., 'Usefulness of hair analysis in Forensic Science'. 20th International Hair Science Symposium - HairS’ 17, Dresden, Germany, 7 September 2017.

Storr, M., Pathak, R. Estimation of human living stature from foot measurements in the British population. 19th Annual Conference of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology, Liverpool, 8-10th September 2017.

Morton, C., Milic, K.A., Pathak, R. Assessing the reliability of digital photographs as a means of carrying out age related morphology of the pubic symphysis when carrying out Suchey Brooks Method. FORREST Conference, Glasgow, 5th-7th July 2016.

Parker, J., Pathak, R. The Effects of Salt Water and Elevation of the Corpse on the Rate of Decomposition and Subsequent Insect Succession. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Volume 9, Issue 1, January-June 2015.

Parker, J., Pathak, R. The Effects of Salt Water and Elevation of the Corpse on the Rate of Decomposition and Subsequent Insect Succession. European Association for Forensic Entomology (EAFE) Conference. University of Huddersfield, 6-9th May 2015.

Ferre, E.P., Pathak, R., Gautam, L., Cole, M.D. Digital Metric Analysis of Fingernail Marks. FORREST Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2-4 July 2014.