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Autopsy Pathology


Autopsy is available, at no charge, for inpatients within an IU Health hospital.Consent must be provided by the legal next of kin.The treating physician must complete the proper IU Health autopsy consent form for the facility requesting the service. Autopsy consent and procedures are part of the Medical Staff procedures within each IU Health hospital.


Meet the team of autopsy pathologists

  • Dean A Hawley, MD


    Education: MD Indiana University School of Medicine; Resident in Pathology, Methodist Hospital of Indiana; Fellow in Forensic Pathology, Indiana University
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    Subspecialty Certification: Forensic Pathology
    Special Interest: Forensic pathology, Autopsy pathology
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St., Room 4064
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone: 317.491.6491
    Fax: 317.491.6121
    Pager: 562.6473