Netizen backs up PAO forensics head Atty. Erfe to shut down Garin’s claims - The Daily Sentry

Wednesday, February 7, 2018



Netizen backs up PAO forensics head Atty. Erfe to shut down Garin’s claims



Atty. Erwin Erfe MD and former Health Sec. Janette Garin, photo compiled from Google
Netizen Benjie Garcia sheds some light through a Facebook post of the long list of credentials of Atty. Erwin Erfe MD in response to the claims of former Health Secretary Janette Garin on his qualifications to expose facts on the current issue of Dengavaxia. Yet Erfe is a professional of two fields, law and forensics.

Garcia mentions in his Facebook post that “Erwin is both a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Medicine and the American Board of Forensic Examiners.”

Also, fellow netizens commented on such an incredible background, that just scrolling through it was tiring enough. And after going through entire list of credentials, we can confidently say that Atty. Erwin Erfe is truly an amazing individual, a veteran of his field and his opinion should be respected.

You can check the entire list of credentials that Benjie Garcia exposed below: 

Kaunting kaalaman about 

ATTY. Erwin Erfe MD

Forensics Consultant and Designated Director-Forensic Laboratory Center Public Attorney's Office

Erwin is a Corporate & Healthcare Law, Forensics Analysis and Strategic Politics consultant. He holds degrees in psychology, medicine and law. A Senior Executive Fellow of the Harvard University, he obtained a Professional Certificate in International Management and Leadership from ICPS, London and completed trainings at the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine, William M. Bass Forensic Anthropology Center, Laboratory of Forensic Science in New York, University of Tennessee, the Anthropological Research Facility in Knoxville, TN, International Center for Parliamentary Studies (London), Center for Strategic Studies (Israel), Goethe Institut Berlin (Germany) and at the John F. Kennedy School of Government in Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. He was awarded Most Outstanding Forensics Expert in 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Erwin is both a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Medicine and the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He is a Fellow and Certified Forensic Physician of the American College of Forensic Examiners Int. He is a life member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the International Association for Identification and an active member of the American College of Forensic Examiners, International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (IABPA), International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM), Evidence Photographers International Council (EPIC) and a founding member of the Forensic Association of the Carolinas (FACS).


Professional Qualifications:

Registered Physician
License No. 
Attorney-At-Law
Roll No. 47059
Admitted to the Philippine Bar
Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute [ACFEI] United States of America
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Medicine (ABFM)
United States of America
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners (ABFE)
United States of America
Certified Forensic Physician [CFP]
ACFEI No. 111275
American College of Forensic Examiners Institute [ACFEI]
United States of America

Professional Certificate, International Management and Leadership International Center for Parliamentary Studies
London, United Kingdom

Senior Executive Fellow
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Areas of Professional Consultancy Practice:

• Forensics: Clinical Forensic Medicine; Forensic Analysis (Forensic Medicine, Forensic Osteology, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Forensic & Evidence Photography)
• Law: Medical and Hospital Law; Medical Malpractice
• Strategic Politics: Political and Voter Psychology, Political Image Management

Professional Associations:

• Life Member, IBP]
• Member and Certified Forensic Physician
American College of Forensic Examiners [ACFEI]
ID No. 111275
• Charter Member,
The Forensics Association of the Carolinas
North and South Carolina, USA
• Life Member,
International Association for Identification [IAI]
Minnesota, USA
IAI No. 25226
• International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts [IABPA]
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Member No. 3539
• Evidence Photographers International Council [EPIC]
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
• International Corrections and Prisons Association [ICPA]
Edinburgh, Scotland
• Member
American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC)
8400 Westpark Drive, 2nd Floor, McLean VA, 22102
• Member
International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
Suite 1213, 126 Ward Street, Columbus, NC 28722
• Member
American Political Science Association (APSA)
1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036-1206 

Professional Examinations:
Physician Licensure Examination, 1993, Philippines
United States Medical Licensure Examination [USMLE], 1995, United States of America
Bar Examinations, 2001, Philippines

Education:


Senior Executive Fellows Program, 2013
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
USA

Professional Certificate, International Management and Leadership, 2013,
International Centre for Parliamentary Studies,
London, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Law, 2001,
Manila Law College
Manila, Philippines

Doctor of Medicine, 1992
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila,
Intramuros, Manila, Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 1988
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Honors:

• PAO Forensic Team, 2013 FAMAS Extraordinary Award for Public Service, April 2013
• Outstanding Forensic Expert, Public Attorney’s Office, Manila Hotel, 2012
• Outstanding Forensic Expert, 3rd MCLE Accredited Convention, Public Attorneys Office, Manila Hotel, Sept-Oct, 2009.
• Consistent Dean’s Lister, College of Medicine, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila, Philippines
• Seventh Place, Medicine Class ’92, College of Medicine, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila, Philippines
• Full Government Medical Scholar, 1988-1992, College of Medicine, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila, Philippines
• Eduardo Gonzales (Manila-Mt. Lebanon Lodge No. 1 Scholarship) Scholar, 1988-1992, College of Medicine, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila, Philippines
• One of the Five Outstanding Campus Leaders of 1990
• Distinguished Leadership Pin, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila, Philippines
• Tanging Banggit Award for Leadership, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila, Philippines
• Award of Honor and Achievement in LAW 2002, Manila Law College, Manila, Philippines

Current Affiliation:

• Forensic Consultant and designated Director of Forensic Laboratory, Public Attorney’s Office, Department of Justice, Philippines, December 2004-Present
• Deputy Director for Administrative Services, Ospital ng Muntinlupa, July 1, 2013-Present
• Head, Legal Department- various private hospitals

Current Academic Appointment:

• Part-Time Lecturer, Legal Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence, Jonelta Foundation School of Medicine, Las Pinas, Philippines, 1998-Present

Former Academic Appointments:

• Professorial Lecturer, Forensic Medicine, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Rockwell, Makati, Philippines, 2006-2010.
• Law Faculty: University of Manila, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, New Era University, Bulacan State University
• Medical School Faculty: Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Medicine, Full Time, 1994-1998
• Graduate School Faculty : Department of Sociology, University of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, Saint Jude Graduate School.

Publications:

Co-Author, Death on the Tarmac: Forensic Analysis of the Assassination of Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr., The Manila Times Publishing Corp., Manila, August 2009. ISBN 978-971-94535-0-5

Author, Forensic Analysis of the Vizconde Massacre Case, submitted to the Supreme Court in December 2010.

Foreign Language Training

Deutsch, Goethe-Institut Berlin, Germany

Graduate Courses Taught:

Legal and Labor Aspects of Hospital Administration
Legal Aspects of Hospital Administration
Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice
Labor Law
Legal Medicine
Forensic Medicine
Gross Human Anatomy
Medical Physiology
Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Medical Jurisprudence
Dental Pharmacology
Graduate Course in Criminology and Penology

 Source: Benjie Garcia