After his first exposure to forensic medicine while
serving in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Jerry Labriola practiced medicine for over 35 years and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut Medical School. A Yale graduate and former Chief of Staff at a major teaching hospital, he also served as state senator and ran for governor and the United States Senate.
He is the author of
ten mystery novels. He is also coauthor with internationally renowned
forensic scientist, Dr. Henry Lee, of four books dealing with forensic
science: Famous Crimes Revisited; Dr. Henry Lee's Forensic
Files; Shocking Cases; and The Budapest Connection. In
them, they examine various well-known criminal cases, including Charles
Lindbergh, O.J. Simpson, JFK, JonBenet Ramsey, Sam Sheppard,
Sacco-Vanzetti, Vincent Foster, Scott Peterson, Phil Spector, and the
abduction of Elizabeth Smart. Dr. Labriola's latest work--released in
August, 2014--is a mystery/suspense novel titled, Global Shadows.
He writes full-time, is past president of the Connecticut Authors Association,
member of the Mystery Writers of America and the International Association of Crime Writers.
As an author and crime
analyst, he lectures extensively on mystery, forensic science and true
crime issues. For the past ten years, he has been a regular, worldwide
lecturer aboard the Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria, the Queen
Elizabeth, the Emerald Princess, the Silversea Cruise Line, and the Norwegian Cruise Line ships.