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Erin Barnhart, MDAssistant Professor

Department of Pathology
Chief Medical Examiner, Galveston County

Galveston County Medical Examiner's Office
6607 Hwy 1764
Texas City, TX 77591

Office: (409) 935-9274
Fax: (409) 935-8305
eabarnha@utmb.edu

Erin Barnhart, MD

BS Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas   1999
MD University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Texas   2005
Residency Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 2009
Fellowship Miami-Dade County Miami, Florida Forensic Pathology 2010
Fellowship Univ. of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Surgical Pathology 2011
Certification Diplomate, American Board of Pathology    
Certification Forensic Pathology   9/16/2010 – 12/31/2020
Certification Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

 

7/24//2009 - 12/31/2019

Licensure State of Texas Q5757 Exp: 8/31/2019
2008-09 Chief Resident, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology
2009 Photographer of the Year, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology
2007 Resident Researcher of the Year, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology
2006 George Dock Research Scholarship
National
American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, faculty mentor, social media/communications task force
2006 - 2008 College of American Pathologists, Residents’ Forum, UTMB delegate
State
2016 - present Galveston County Local Emergency Planning Committee, Emergency Response and Hazardous Materials/Transportation Committee
2011 - 2015 Mississippi Child Death Review Panel, State Team Member
2008 - 2010 Texas Medical Association, Resident and Fellow Section Executive Council, Member at Large
2007 - 2009 Texas Medical Association, Resident and Fellow Section Executive Council, Secretary
2007-08 Texas Medicine, Editorial Board
2006 - 2008 Texas Medical Association, Council on Socioeconomics
UTMB
2017 - current University of Texas Medical Branch, Institutional Safety and Security Active Shooter Subcommittee
2008 - 2009 University of Texas Medical Branch, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Member at Large
2006, 2007, 2009 University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology, Resident Recruitment and Rank committee

Scientific Societies and Professional Organizations

  American Academy of Forensic Sciences
National Association of Medical Examiners
College of American Pathologists
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

“Comparative Flow Immunophenotypic Features of the Inflammatory Infiltrates of Hodgkin Lymphoma and Lymphoid Hyperplasia,” S. David Hudnall, Eve Betancourt, Erin Barnhart, and Jyoti Patel. Clinical Cytometry 74B: 1-8 (2008).

Poster Presentations and Abstracts:

“Man Versus Machine: An 8 Year Review of Manual CPR, Automatic Compression Devices, Bystander CPR, and Patient Factors.” Brooke Blake, M.D.; Yu Yang, M.B.B.S.; and Erin Barnhart, M.D., poster presentation, Texas Society of Pathologists and American Association of Forensic Sciences, annual meetings, 2017.

“Fatal Pulmonary Fat Emboli Following First Trimester Elective Abortion; is this amniotic fluid embolism?” Erin Barnhart, MD, Briza Walter, MD and Kenneth D. Hutchins, MD, poster presentation, American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting, 2011.

“Inflammatory Cytokine Genes in Hodgkin Lymphoma,” S.D. Hudnall, T. Chen, E. Barnhart, R. Konig, podium presentation, United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists annual meeting, 2009.

 “Galactosemia and Falsely Elevated Glucose Values by Point of Care Testing,” Erin Barnhart, MD, Anthony Okorodudu, PhD, Diana Dehoyos, MS, MT, John Petersen, PhD, poster presentation, College of American Pathology annual meeting, 2007.

“Intravascular Lymphoma Presenting as Rapidly Progressive Dementia,” Erin Barnhart, MD and P.L. DiPatre, MD, PhD, poster presentation, College of American Pathology annual meeting, 2007.

“Correlation between Numbers of Regulatory T Cells and Cytotoxic T Cells in Hodgkin Lymphoma,” Erin Barnhart, MD and S.D. Hudnall, MD, poster presentation, United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists annual meeting, 2007 and Texas Society of Pathologists state meeting, 2007.

“Hydrocephalus: A fatal complication of neurosarcoidosis,” Erin Barnhart, MD and Gerald Campbell, MD, PhD, poster presentation, College of American Pathologists annual meeting, 2006. 

Invited Lectures:

Introduction to Criminal Justice, College of the Mainland, Invited Lecturer, “Forensic Pathology: Fatal Injuries,” October 24, 2017.

Fort Bend District Attorney’s Office, “Topics in Forensic Pathology for Prosecutors,” Invited Speaker, October 20, 2017.

Kappa Chi Delta, UTMB Medical Sorority, Invited Panelist, October 3, 2017

Introduction to Criminal Justice, College of the Mainland, Invited Speaker, October 24, 2017.

University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Preventative Medicine and Community Health, Invited Speaker, “Fatal Injuries,” February 7, 2017.

University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Pathology, “Topics in Infant and Child Death,” March 31, 2016.

Kappa Chi Delta, UTMB Medical Sorority, Invited Panelist, September 13, 2016

Missing in Harris County Day, Invited Speaker, May 14, 2016.

Kappa Chi Delta, UTMB Medical Sorority, Invited Speaker, November 23, 2015.

Prentiss Lions Club, Invited Speaker, Medicolegal Death Investigation in Mississippi, May 9, 2013, Prentiss, Mississippi.

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pathology Grand Rounds, Invited Speaker, “When is a heart attack a homicide?” April 22, 2013, Jackson, Mississippi.

6th Annual Coroner Forensic Collaborative of Louisiana, Invited Speaker, March 2013, Lafayette, Louisiana.

University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Pathology Grand Rounds, Invited Speaker, “Urothelial Neoplasia,” February, 2011, Galveston, Texas.

Houston Society of Clinical Pathology, Invited Speaker, “Regulatory and Cytotoxic T-Cell Subsets in Hodgkin Lymphoma,” March, 2007.

Texas State Society of American Medical Technologists, Invited Speaker, “Renal Function and Practical Applications of the GFR Formula,” October, 2005.

Televised appearances, Interviews, and Consultations

The Eleven, S01E04, November 2, 2017
www.aetv.com/shows/the-eleven

TMC Pulse Magazine, “A Rather Peaceful Place.” Vol 4/No 9, Oct 2017. http://www.tmc.edu/news/2017/10/rather-peaceful-place/

New York Times, September 2, 2017, “Human Toll of Harvey Comes into View as Waters Recede.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/02/us/harvey-victims-death-toll.html

New York Times, August 29, 2017, “Stalled Over Gulf, Harvey Deepens Texans’ Soggy Misery.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/29/us/harvey-texas-louisiana.html

KHOU Houston, February 17, 2016, interviewed by reporter Larry Seward regarding exhumation of unidentified Galveston County decedent

WBTV Jackson, August 20, 2014, interviewed by reporter Jessica Bowman regarding sudden infant death and safe infant sleep environments

Consultant, literary fiction, “Murder Under Boley Creek Bridge,” Jim Luke, 2013.

Consultant, literary fiction, “Skeleton’s Key,” Stacy Green, 2012.
Court Testimony

MS District 15 Circuit Court, Marion County, MSME11-0643, February 5, 2012

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME11-1262, February 14, 2012

MS District 20 Circuit Court, Rankin County, MSME12-0123, February 26, 2012

MS District 8 Circuit Court, Newton County, MSME11-1059, December 4, 2012

MS District 12 Circuit Court, Perry County, MSME11-1388, February 11 and 12, 2013

MS District 9 Circuit Court, Warren County, MSME11-0649, June 25, 2013

MS District 13 Circuit Court, Covington County, MSME12-1003, July 22, 2013

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME11-0831, August 7, 2013

MS District 11 Circuit Court, Coahoma County, MSME12-0915, August 7, 2013

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME11-0090 and MSME11-0091 (1st defendant), August 14, 2013

Sworn deposition, Jackson, MS, civil litigation, MSME12-1302, August 23, 2013

MS District 1 Circuit Court, Tishomingo County, August 28, 2013

MS District 9 Circuit Court, Warren County, MSME11-1324, September 11, 2013

Sworn deposition, Jackson, MS, civil litigation, MSME11-1373, September 12, 2013

MS District 5 Circuit Court, Attala County, MSME12-0959, September 16, 2013

MS District 3 Circuit Court, Lafayette County, MSME12-1409 et. al., September 25, 2013

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME11-0090 and MSME11-0091 (2nd defendant), September 26, 2013

MS District 1 Circuit Court, Lee County, November 5, 2013

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME11-0389, November 12, 2013

MS District 15 Circuit Court, Pearl River County, MSME11-1198, April 15, 2014

MS District 10 Circuit Court, Wayne County, MSME12-1353, May 6, 2014

MS District 22 Circuit Court, Claiborne County, MSME11-0904, May 6, 2014

MS District 10 Circuit Court, Wayne County, MSME13-0074 and ME13-0075, May 12, 2014

US District Court, Northern District of MS, MSME12-1302, July 25, 2014

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME12-0620 and MSME12-0638, September 10, 2014

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME12-0878, September 24, 2014

MS District 11 Circuit Court, Bolivar County, MSME12-0108, November 10, 2014

AL 1st Judicial Circuit Court, Choctaw County, MSME11-0998, November, 2014

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME12-1048, December 10, 2014

MS District 9 Circuit Court, Warren County, MSME11-0749, December 10, 2014

MS District 14 Circuit Court, Pike County, MSME13-0889, January 20, 2015

MS District 13 Circuit Court, Covington County, MSME14-0232, January 29, 2015

MS District 14 Circuit Court, Lincoln County, MSME13-1190, February 11, 2015

MS District 11 Circuit Court, Coahoma County, MSME13-0887, February 18, 2015

MS District 3 Circuit Court, Marshall County, MSME12-1004, March 3, 2015

MS District 12 Circuit Court, Forrest County, MSME13-0810, March 4, 2015

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, MSME11-1188, March 18, 2015

MS District 11 Circuit Court, Bolivar County, MSME12-1185, April 8, 2015

MS District 17 Circuit Court, Yalobusha County, MSME12-1189, April 14, 2015

MS District 20 Circuit Court, Madison County, MSME14-0557, May 13, 2015

MS District 4 Circuit Court, Washington County, MSME14-0522

FL Circuit Court, Duval County, State of FL vs. Paul Edwards, Case number: 10006708CF10A, MDMEO2009-03124, July 24, 2015

MS District 3 Circuit Court, Marshall County, MSME12-1004, August 19, 2015

MS District 6 Circuit Court, Adams County, MSME14-0589, August 20, 2015

MS District 16 Circuit Court, Lowndes County, MSME14-0569, August 25, 2015

MS District 9 Circuit Court, Warren County, MSME14-0573, August 25, 2015

Sworn deposition Galveston, TX, civil litigation, MSME13-1126, November 11, 2015

Harris County, 179th District Court, State of TX v. Mervin Richard Haye, Cause number: 141629101010-3, GCMEO03-2014-027, December 8, 2015

MS District 11 Circuit Court, Bolivar County, State of MS vs. Dontorius Ware, Cause number: 2012-085-CR2, MSME11-1397, May 5, 2016

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, State of MS vs. David Thomas, Cause number: 12-0-585, MSME12-0229, May 10, 2016

MS District 17 Circuit Court, Desoto County, State of MS vs. James Derrick Kirkwood/Roderick Gilliam, Cause number: CR2014-0180RCD, MSME13-0894, May 18, 2016

MS District 12 Circuit Court, Forrest County, MSME13-0810, October 12, 2016

MSMS District 12 Circuit Court, Forrest County, State of MS vs. Tamira Yvonne Peoples, Cause number: 13-515CR, MSME12-1202, January 17, 2017

Brazoria County, Texas, Grand Jury, ME02-2016-242, March 1, 2017

Harris County, 208th District Court, State of TX v. Brian Campbell, Cause number: 147262 701010-3

Sworn deposition Galveston, TX, civil litigation, MSME14-1395, Julia Brisendine and Melanie McCrary v. Greenwood Leflore Hospital, May 24, 2017

Sworn deposition, Brazoria County, ME02-2016-122, June 8, 2017

Sworn deposition Houston, TX, civil litigation, MSME15-0944, Goode v. The City of Southaven et. al., September 20, 2017

MS District 2 Circuit Court, Panola County, State of MS vs. Quentin Tellis, Cause number: CR2016-05GCP2, October 12, 2017

Galveston County, 122nd District Court, State of TX v. James Ramone Daniels, November 9, 2017

MS District 11 Circuit Court, Bolivar County, State of MS v. Jamie Acuff (2014-100-CR2), December 5, 2017

MS District 7 Circuit Court, Hinds County, State of MS v. Javondus Beasely (14-0-004), December 13, 2017