T. ZUGIBE, M.D., PH.D.
Dr. Zugibe was the
Chief Medical Examiner of Rockland County, New York from August 15, 1969 to
December 31, 2002 and Acting Medical Examiner from January 1, 2003 to March 31,
2003 pending confirmation of his successor. On August 11, 2003,
the Rockland County Legislature dedicated the Rockland County Medical Examiner's
Office as the DR. FREDERICK T. ZUGIBE FORENSIC UNIT.
Zugibe developed the Medical Examiner System in Rockland County, New York in
1969 and served as Rockland County's first Chief Medical Examiner for over 33
years until December 31, 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of
Science (Anatomy/Electron Microscopy), Ph.D. (Anatomy/ Histochemistry),
and an M.D. degree. He is a Diplomate of the American Board
of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology and Forensic Pathology and a Diplomate of
the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Zugibe is an adjunct Associate
Professor of Pathology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
and is a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists, a Fellow of the
American Academy of the Forensic Sciences, Forensic Pathology Section, and a
member of the National Association of Medical Examiners.
Dr. Zugibe has
published a definitive, widely used textbook in a specialized field of
diagnostic pathology, called Diagnostic Histochemistry (C.V. Mosby
Co.) which is utilized in medical centers throughout the world. He has published
numerous papers and book chapters in the fields of forensic and general
PAPERS ] and has
authored The Cross and The Shroud, A Medical Examiner
Investigates the Crucifixion (Angelus Books), and The Cross and
the Shroud, A Medical Inquiry into the Crucifixion (Paragon House). Dr.
Zugibe has been consulted for his expertise by attorneys and medical examiners
from throughout the United States.
|A new disease, Glycoprotein
Storage Disease first described in the prestigious, American Journal of Medicine
by Dr. Zugibe and co-author, Dr. Enid Gilbert, has been named the
"One of the Top 25 people in Rockland County who
most influenced this region during the Twentieth Century."
The Journal News Commemorative
Edition, Dec. 31, 1999.
into the Dynastic Order of Our
Lady of the Conception of Vila Vicosa (
founded 2/ 6/1818 ) by His Royal Highness, Dom Duarte Pio, Duke of
Braganca and Titular King and Head of the Royal House of Portugal
which was bestowed in recognition of
great acts and services to the Royal House and the Church.
As a media
consultant, Dr. Zugibe's credits fill several pages;
TV Talk Shows: He has appeared on the Sally Jesse
Rafael Show, Heraldo Live, Live at Five, The Fourth Estate,
Man Alive, Straight Talk, Luncheon at the Ones (Pgh.),
Marie Torre Show (Pgh.), Arnold Diaz, Max Gomes, Interviews
with Russell Baker, the Joe Franklin Show,
TV News Shows
including CBS, NBC, CNN, CNBC,
MSNBC, WOR, WNEW, WABC, TV Documentaries
including How Jesus Died, the Final 18 Hours, Trinity Pictures (Learning
Channel and History Channel), The Shroud of Turin (CBC), and
Jesus, the Man (Discovery Channel), Son of God Series
(BBC), Stigmata and the Shroud ( In Search Of ) The
Stigmata (Learning Channel) The Shroud of Turin (60 Minutes, Australia),
DaVinci and the Shroud, (National Geographic), The Mystery of Jesus (CNN) to
appear in September of 2003 season.. Radio
Talk Shows including the Barry
Farber Show, Bill Ahres Show, Bob Grant Show, Debbie Caruso
Show, Alan Combes Show, Karen Butler Show, News Watch Forum,
Hanelle Tuebner Talk Show Perspectives, and countless other talk shows
and news shows. Newspapers and Journals
where he has also contributed to and / or
appeared in print in the N.Y. Times, Medical Tribune, N.Y.
Daily News, World News, Harpers, National Inquirer,
N.Y. Post, and over 50 other newspapers and magazines.
also well known internationally in the field of cardiovascular disease. He was
formerly Director of Cardiovascular Research with the Veteran's Hospital in
Pittsburgh. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the
Council on Arteriosclerosis of the American Heart Association, Fellow of the New
York Cardiological Society, and Member of the International Atherosclerosis
Society, and has published numerous papers and chapters in the fields of
cardiovascular disease [ PAPERS ].( He has authored the best selling book Eat,
Drink, and Lower Your Cholesterol (McGraw-Hill) and 14-Days to a Healthy Heart
(Macmillan)( soft cover-Avon Books). He has also authored the Blue Cross-Blue
Shield booklet, The Healthy Heart Booklet, Feeling Great and Living Better.
Dr. Zugibe is the recipient of numerous awards in Medicine and Law Enforcement
and Community Affairs. His biography has been listed in several of the
prestigious MARQUISE, Who's Who reference books including ; Who’s Who in
America, Who’s Who in the World, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in New York,
Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in American Government, and
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare. He has also been listed in American Men
of Science, Leaders in American Science, Who's Who in Biblical Studies and
Archeology, the International Biographical Dictionary, the International
Scholar's Directory, and the International Authors and Writers Who's Who in
American Government, and Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare. He has also been
listed in American Men of Science, Leaders in American Science, Who's Who in
Biblical Studies and Archeology, the International Biographical Dictionary, the
International Scholar's Directory, and the International Authors and Writers