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Aims and scope

Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, the official publication of The International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences (IALFS), is an open access journal that publishes articles in the forensic sciences, pathology and clinical forensic medicine and its related specialities. The journal carries classic reviews, case studies, original research, hypotheses and learning points, offering critical analysis and scientific appraisal.

Editor's profile

Magdy Abdel Azim Kharoshah, Msc, MD, FFFLM, Forensic Medicine Center in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Kharoshah graduated from the Cairo University Faculty of Medicine in 1991. He worked as Resident in General Surgery during his military service at military hospitals from 1994 - June 1996. From July 1996 - 2008 he served as the Forensic Medical Examiner at the Forensic Medicine Authority, Ministry of Justice, Egypt. From August 2008 until present he has served as consultant Forensic Medical Examiner at Forensic Medicine Center in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

In 2001 Dr. Kharoshah earned his M.Sc. and in 2005 his M.D. in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology from El Mania University, Egypt. In January 2011 he Founded Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences and has served on the Editorial Boards of many other high-profile journals.  From January 2012 he was elected as Vice President of the International Association of Law and Forensic Sciences and in February 2014 he was elected as Fellow of Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of Royal College of Physician of London.

Dr. Kharoshah has published extensively in the field of forensic medicine and pathology in international journals and chapters to books. He has also been recognized in Marquis Who’s Who in the World publication since 2013.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    1.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.248 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.357 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    18 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    144 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    190 Altmetric mentions 

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