Michael J Thali, MD, eMBA, current Professor and Chair of the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) and former chair of the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Bern (Switzerland), is a co-founder of the Virtopsy Project and active advocator of virtual autopsy(www.virtopsy.com). He was a doctor in radiology at the Institute of Radiology at the University of Bern (Switzerland) and completed a fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC (USA). He is editor of the textbook on virtual autopsy 'The Virtopsy Approach '(2009) and the latest edition of 'Brogdon's Forensic Radiology' (2010). He has co-authored over 200 papers on forensic radiology and virtual autopsy. Michael Thali is the past-chairman of the ISFRI (www.isfri.org) Founder Board and Editor in Chief of the 'Forensic Imaging' Journal by Elsevier.