Christina Hintze-Symoniak

Chief Deputy Coroner – D-ABMDI

Employment History
  • November 2011 to Present – Chief Deputy Coroner
  • August 1999 to October 2011 – Provena St. Joseph Medical Center
Education
  • 2001-2002 Joliet Junior College
  • 1995-1999 Seneca High School
Certifications/Training
  • Certified American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigator #2060
  • 40 hour Death Investigation – St. Louis University
  • 40 hour Coroner Training – State of Illinois, Springfield,, IL
  • FOIA – Officer
  • 18 hour Forensic Radiology Course
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Joliet Junior College
  • CPR – American Red Cross
  • CNA – Seneca High School
  • 18 hour Forensic Radiology Course
  • 16 hour Investigating Domestic Related Homicides – Ottawa, IL
  • Coping With Loss Class – Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice
  • Various Forensic Science Training Courses
  • Various Gift of Hope Training Courses
Special Achievements
  • Medication Take Back Program
  • Nominated for Tech of the Year 2009 & 2010
  • Various “Thank You” letters from families
Educational Lectures
  • Taught photography classes to the criminal justice classes at GAVC.
  • Grundy County morgue tours for various classes/groups.
  • Drivers Education in various High Schools.
  • High School Anatomy.
  • Criminal Justice Classes.
  • Nursing Classes.
  • Various Civic Groups.
  • Citizen Police Academy.
  • Fourth Murder Mystery Camp
  • Road to Reality Program – speaks to area high school students and drivers’ education classes.
Memberships
  • IL Coroner & Medical Examiner Association
  • Member of Grundy County Law Enforcement Managers Association
  • Grundy County Community Hospice Board member
  • Member of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigator
  • Member of the Illinois Homicide Investigators Association
  • Illinois Child Death Review Team – Prior Membership
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