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Robert Bux, MD

Dr. Robert Bux is theelected Chief Medical Examiner for the El Paso County Coroner’s Office inColorado Springs, Colorado. A board certified Pathologist in Anatomical,Clinical and Forensic Pathology, his experience includes over 25 years as aMedical Examiner. From 1971-2002 Dr. Bux served as a Major in the United StatesArmy Reserve Medical Corp. He is a member of the American Medical Association,the National Association of Medical Examiners, and the American Academy ofForensic Sciences.

Dr. Bux has participated in many international humanrights investigations for the International Forensic Program at PHR. His workfor international courts includes the exhumation of mass graves in Yugoslaviafor the United Nations International War Crimes Tribunal, and providing writtenreports for the Special Prosecutor for the International War Crimes Court inSierra Leone. The Archdiocese of Guatemala appointed Dr. Bux as Forensic MedicalExpert for exhumation of Archbishop Juan Jose Gerardi in 1998.

In 2001 heexhumed and identified 14 guerillas of the Tupac Amaru who were responsible forthe takeover of the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru, in the late 90’s. As aconsultant for the Attorney General of the Republic of Mexico he exhumed thebody of Guillermo Velez Mendoza and gave a declaration under oath in 2002. Dr.Bux returned to Mexico in 2005 as a consultant for the Attorney General of theRepublic of Mexico to examine review case files, examine skeletal remains, and offersuggestions for future work in the case of disappeared women in the bordertowns of Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua.

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