Forensic Medicine is a branch of Medicine which deals with application of Medical knowledge for the Administration of Justice. This branch also includes Medical Jurisprudence, i.e. Application of Law into the Medical practice.
The department strives to provide comprehensive exposure to various medico-legal aspects of medicine in addition to the theoretical understanding. The department aspires to produce medical graduates who are not only legally aware, but also technically competent.
The Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology at DM WIMS is under the charge of Dr Rajaram Narayana Iyer, an eminent Forensic Expert. Apart from him, the Department has One Professor, One Assistant Professor and Two Tutor.