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FACULTY & STAFF


Michael Warren, PhD, DABFA

Associate Professor &

Program Director


Katie Rubin, M.S.
Laboratory Coordinator
Alumni Fellow


Janet Finlayson, M.A.
Quality Assurance Coordinator


Amanda Friend, M.A.
Senior Analyst


Allysha Winburn, M.A.

Forensic Anthropologist II


Sam Coberly, M.A.

Graduate Assistant


Hailey Duecker, M.A.

Graduate Assistant


Amanda Fitch, M.A.

Graduate Analyst


Taylor Polvadore, B.A.

Graduate Assistant


Michala Stock, M.A.

Alumni Fellow

Forensic Anthropologist II


Laura Van Voorhis, M.A.

Graduate Assistant

The C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory

(CAPHIL) is located within the Department of

Anthropology at the University of Florida. The

CAPHIL is located on the ground floor of the

Cancer & Genetics Research Complex on the

corner of Mowry Road and Gale Lemerand Drive

on the UF campus. The laboratory was endowed

by the late C. Addison and Annie Pound. This

endowment funds basic operating expenses in

support of the laboratory's mission. The CAPHIL 

provides consultation services for Medical

Examiners, law enforcement agencies, and

attorneys, assisting with determination of the

identity of the decedent and cause and manner of death. Last year we celebrated the 45th anniversary of forensic anthropology at the University of Florida.

The CAPHIL is under the direction of Dr. Michael Warren. The CAPHIL is staffed with doctoral graduate analysts, several of whom are classified as Forensic Anthropologists II by the Scientific Working Group for Forensic Anthropology (SWGANTH). The faculty and staff conduct casework and perform research in biological anthropology, forensic identification and skeletal trauma analysis. The CAPHIL, a component of the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, complies with all ISO17025 and Supplemental Standards, as well as the best practice guidelines and minimum standards for the discipline as established by the SWGANTH and the NIST OSAC subcommittee on forensic anthropology.


Donations  to forward the mission of the laboratory are welcome. To make your tax deductible donation to the CAPHIL Auxiliary Fund, please contact Dr. Michael Warren at 352-273-8320 or Ms. Karen Jones at 352-392-2253.