Jennifer L. Hammers, DO, FCAP, FASCP

Dr. Hammers is a Board Certified Anatomic, Clinical and Forensic Pathologist who performs autopsies. She is interested in cardiac pathology and actively participates in research related to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). 

Dr. Hammers completed the anatomic and clinical pathology residency program at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This was followed by forensic pathology fellowship training and forensic cardiac pathology and neuropathology fellowship at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, City of New York under Dr. Charles Hirsch. She then worked as a Medical Examiner in Massachusetts before returning to New York City to serve as the Fellowship Program Director and then Deputy Chief. Dr. Hammers then accepted a position in a private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she worked for over five years before establishing Jennifer Hammers Pathology, which serves several counties in Western Pennsylvania by providing autopsy services.

Dr. Hammers is an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Surgery/Pathology at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is also an adjunct Professor at the Institute of Forensic Science and Law at Duquesne University.

Dr. Hammers graduated from Geneva College with a Bachelor’s in Biology. She received her Osteopathic Medical Degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.