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Bullet Iowa Donor NetworkJCME reports deaths that occur outside of the hospital setting to provide families with the opportunity of tissue donation from their deceased family member.

Bullet Iowa Lions Eye BankJCME reports deaths that occur outside of the hospital setting to provide families with the opportunity of eye donation from their deceased family member. 

Bullet Iowa Office of the State Medical ExaminerThe State Medical Examiner's Office provides information about policies and procedures, applicable laws, and the process of medical examiner investigations in Iowa.

Bullet American Board of Medicolegal Death InvestigatorsThis is a national, independent, professional certification board that has been established to promote the highest standards of practice for medicolegal death investigators.

Bullet National Association of Medical ExaminersThe national professional organization of physician medical examiners, medicolegal death investigators and death investigation system administrators who perform the official duties of the medicolegal investigation of deaths of public interest in the United States.

Bullet American Academy of Forensic SciencesThe American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multi-disciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. 

Bullet US Consumer Product Safety Commission: The CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The JCME reports all deaths related to the use of consumer products to the Medical Examiners and Coroners Alert Project (MECAP).

Bullet Iowa Workforce DevelopmentThe Occupational Safety and Health (IOSHA) is a division of Iowa Workforce Development.  The Johnson County Medical Examiner Department is required by law to report all deaths that occur within the work place to IOSHA.

Bullet Iowa Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program:  This is an organization that collects information on occupational fatalities in the state of Iowa for the purpose of alerting employers and employees of recommendations to help prevent similar deaths.  JCME reports all workplace deaths to FACE.

Bullet Iowa Association of County Medical Examiners (IACME):  IACME is the state professional organization for county medical examiners, medical examiner investigators and others involved in death investigations in the State of Iowa.