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Dr. Bryan Kagan


In Memoriam


Dr. Bryan Kagan was a member of the ASFP for many years and served on the Board as well as holding the position of secretary-treasurer for several years. He lectured on many occasions and was integral in the operation of the organization and its success.


Dr. Kagan graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1980. He was an adjunct professor at NYCPM and established the first undergraduate program in forensic podiatry in the United States. He taught both an introductory and advanced course on forensic podiatry at the New York College for several years. He also served as an advisor to the Forensic Podiatry Club at NYCPM.


Dr. Kagan was also a member of the International Association for Identification, serving on the Forensic Podiatry Science and Practice Subcommittee for several years, and was a member of the Charted Society of Forensic Sciences in the UK. He participated in research and published his findings. 


Dr. Kagan had a private practice in White Plains, New York and was on staff at White Plains Hospital. He was a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and associate member of the American Bar Association.


He passed away in mid-January of 2020 and was survived by a wife and three children. 

Dr. Kagan’s forensic podiatry research, leadership, teaching and enthusiasm for the specialty and the ASFP will be remembered and treasured by all those who had the privilege of having known him.

The ASFP has established the Bryan Kagan Memorial Scholarship in his memory. To learn more about the scholarship CLICK HERE.

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