Douglas P. Lyle, MD: Forensic Scientist

The guest speaker on Wed., Feb. 18, 2015, was Dr. Doug Lyle, a cardiologist and forensic scientist.  His topic was "Forensic Science, Real and Imagined."  The doctor shared his passion for forensic science. According to the American Academy of Forensic Science, "Forensic science is a vital tool in the search for the truth in any legal proceeding.  In criminal matters, scientific analyses and tests conducted by qualified forensic scientists can exonerate as well as convict an accused person." 
Dr. Lyle was raised in Huntsville, AL, and attended medical school at the University of Alabama.   He completed his residency at the University of Texas at Houston and a Fellowship at The Texas Heart Institute.  Dr. Lyle has practiced in Orange County as a cardiologst for over 35 years.
Dr. Lyle has written many non-fiction books about Forensic Science and is also the author of fictional thrillers. Dr. Lyle has been a consultant on a number of TV shows and co-hosts the twice-monthly Crime and Science radio show.
To see a list of his published books and consulting credits,or to learn more about Dr. Douglas P. Lyle, visit his website:
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