Judy Melinek, M.D., is an author and former assistant medical examiner in San Francisco and former forensic pathologist in Oakland, California. Her training in forensics at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York is the subject of her first book, the memoir Working Stiff. Her fiction writing includes two novels in the Dr. Judy Teska mystery series.
T.J. MITCHELL is a writer with an English degree from Harvard, and worked in the film industry before becoming a full-time stay-at-home dad. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner with his wife, Judy Melinek.