Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Vancouver General Hospital
Short Bio:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Anatomical and Forensic Pathologist, Vancouver General Hospital Vancouver, BC

I practice both surgical and forensic pathology at Vancouver General Hospital and am board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Anatomical Pathology and by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomical and Forensic Pathology. I am a graduate of UBC’s anatomical pathology residency program (2014), and prior to that I completed my medical degree at the University of Calgary, after completing my BSc in Physiology at the University of Alberta. After residency, I completed a fellowship in forensic pathology at the Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Academic background

  • Forensic Pathology Fellowship, Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US. July 2014 – June 2015
  • Residency – Anatomic Pathology Chief Resident (2013 – 2014) University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada. 2009-2014
  • Medical Degree University of Calgary Calgary, AB, Canada.2009
  • Bachelor of Science – Physiology (Honours). University of Alberta. Edmonton, AB, Canada. 2005



  • Morin, J. Forensic Pathology Workload: Designing a Complexity System That Accurately Represents Workload.  Academic Forensic Pathology – Accepted for Publication, December  2015.
  • Morin, J. and Aurelius, M.  Aortoduodenal Fistulas.  College of American Pathologists Autopsy Case Discussions – Accepted for Publication – March 2016.
  • Morin, J, Kalloger, S and Schaeffer, DF.  Significance of dissecting acellular pools of mucin within intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms.  In progress.
  • Morin, J and Matshes, E.  Hip Fractures in the Elderly Are Not Usually Natural.  In Progress.
  • Hung T, Morin J, Munday WR, Mackenzie IR, Lugassy C, Barnhill RL. Angiotropism in primary cutaneous melanoma with brain metastasis: a study of 20 cases.  Am J Dermatopathol. 2013 Aug;35(6):650-4.
  • Gurung, A, Hung, T, Morin, J, Gilks, CB.  Molecular abnormalities in ovarian carcinoma: clinical, morphological and therapeutic correlates. Histopathology. 2013 Jan;62(1):59-70.
  • Morin, J, Schreiber, W and Lee, C.  Sudden death due to undiagnosed primary amyloidosis.Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2013 Jan;58 Suppl 1:S250-2.
Primary Research Area
Clinical or Pathological autopsies
Secondary Research Area

Research Interest

Current Research Activities:

  • Utility of Postmortem X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) in Supplanting or Supplementing Medicolegal Autopsies – Postmortem Imaging of Childhood Traumatic Fatalities