Kris Sperry, MD
Lawrence High School
Dr. Kris Sperry graduated from Kansas State College of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Kansas in 1975 and completed medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas in 1978. Following an. internship in Allenstown, Pennsylvania, Dr. Sperry served as a commissioned officer for two years in the United States Public Health Service, specifically in the Indian Health Service on the reservation of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in Red Lake, Minnesota.
He completed a pathology residency at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1985, followed by a fellowship in forensic pathology with the office of the Medical Investigator for the State of New Mexico. Dr. Sperry was Associate Medical Investigator and later became Medical Investigator for the Office of the Medical Investigator for the State of New Mexico from 1986 to 1989.
Dr. Sperry assumed the position of Associate Medical Examiner and later the position of Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office in Atlanta, Georgia from 1989 to 1997. He was appointed Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Georgia, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Division of Forensic Science on June 13, 1997, and currently serves in that position/capacity. Dr. Sperry is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of forensic pathology and childhood injury and has lectured extensively concerning the evaluation of childhood injury and abuse.