Special Editions

ISSN 2473-4772

submission deadline
May 31, 2023
release deadline
June 30, 2023
Accepted papers will be published online immediately

Guest Editor

Jervas Ekezie, PhD

Senior Lecturer
Department of Anatomy
School of Basic Medical Sciences
Federal University of Technology
Owerri, Nigeria


Scope of the special edition

Anthropological Indices: A Holistic Approach to Forensic and Medical Investigation by ANTPOJ

This special edition will take a look at the whole aspect of Anthropology and its benefits to Forensics and Medical education and investigations.

As we know, Anthropology is the study of humans, who lived in the past and those at present; it considers their origins, physical and cultural development, and diversifications, biological characteristics, their institutions, religious beliefs as well as social relationships or customs. Anthropology studies humanity in all its aspects from our evolution as a species, to our relationship with the material world, and our vast variety of social practices and cultural forms. The major concern of anthropologists is the application of knowledge in solving human problems, especially Forensic and Medical.

Medicine is the study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of diseases or illnesses. In forensic investigations, handprints, footprints, craniofacial evaluations, DNA typing from blood and hair, etc., are applied.

Anthropological indices for example “anthropometrics” are being employed by Health professionals (Medicals) to check secular trends, and nutritional status in a given population.

Scientists are invited to submit articles that will contribute in handling emerging health and forensic problems using all aspects.

Dr. Jervas Ekezie
Guest Editor

Published articles

Special Edition - Research

2022 Oct

Ukoha Ukoha, Jervas Ekezie*, Okeke Chijioke Madueke and Anokwulu Ifeanyi Osmond