MI-MORT members are classified, based upon the level of expertise they have achieved through experience and education, in one of the following categories:

MIMORT Title Description (primary but not limited) Minimum Requirement
MI-MORT Commander Disaster Management of Human and Equipment Assets; ME Liaison; MSU Liaison; Scheduling Mass Fatality Disaster Response Experience; Management and Administrative Experience;
Regional Team Leader Performs Go Team Duties as Back-up to MI-MORT Commander Mass Fatality Disaster Response Experience; Management and Administrative Experience;
Family Assistance Core Team Leader Supervises Family Assistance Center Mass Fatality Disaster Response Experience; Management and Administrative Experience;
Pathologist, Forensic Examines recovered remains, details anatomic observations; May serve as section leader for Pathology Forensic Pathology M.D. or D.O.
Pathologist, Non-Forensic, M.D., or D.O. Examines recovered remains and details anatomic observations under the supervision of a forensic pathologist M.D. or D.O. without forensic/ postmortem experience
Anthropologist, Forensic Search or examination of bone or fragments; May serve as section leader for scene or morgue Anthropology Ph.D. with forensic/ postmortem experience
Anthropologist, Non-Forensic Search or examination of bone or fragments under the supervision of a forensic anthropologist Ph.D. without forensic/ postmortem experience
Odontologist, Forensic Examines dental remains, processes antemortem dental records for ID; May serve as section leader for ante or post mortem Odontology Licensed Dentist with forensic/ postmortem experience
Odontologist, Non-Forensic Examines dental remains, processes antemortem dental records for ID under the supervision of a forensic odontologist Licensed Dentist without forensic/ postmortem experience
Mental Health Officer Monitors team member performance and well being M.D., Ph.D., or Nurse
Administrative Officer Coordinates Administrative and Financial documentation duties with MSU Administrative and Financial Experience,
Chaplain Pastoral Care of MI-MORT staff Pastoral Experience
IR Computer Specialist Sets up and troubleshoots network operation and VIP modifications; assists command staff Programming, IT or MIS Experience, MS Excel power user
Medical Investigator Identification coordinator; Post mortem data entry and VIP searching for possible ID linkages; May perform FAC interviews or contact families for information; May serve as section leader for Identification Center, Medical Investigations, Admitting, Photography, Personal Effects, Body X-Ray, Remains Holding or Storage, Records Management; May assist with pathology, anthropology, odontology, DNA, or scene search sections Medical Examiner Forensic Investigator or Law Enforcement Death Investigation Detective
Mortuary Officer May serve as section leader for Morgue Operations, Admitting, Personal Effects, Body X-Ray, Embalming, Casketing, Remains Holding or Storage, or Remains Release; May serve as FAC interviewer Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer
Safety Officer Monitors proper PPE usage and safety factors in the morgue environment Chemistry/Bloodborne Background  
DNA Specialist May serve as Section Leader for post mortem DNA collection and FAC DNA Section for specimen collection from families. Laboratory level Forensic DNA Experience
Fingerprint Specialist Obtains print impressions from remains or antemortem specimens; Compares ante and postmortem prints for ID; May serve as section leader for ante or post mortem Fingerprint sections. Postmortem Fingerprint Experience or Latent Print Analyst
Forensic Specialist Assists DNA, pathology, anthropology, odontology, photography, or personal effects sections; May serve as section leader for Photography or Personal Effects Laboratory level Forensic Experience: Toxicology, Chemistry, Firearms, etc.
DPMU Team Equipment managers and logistics coordinators Administrative and Mechanical Aptitude Experience
Evidence Specialist Scene search and recovery; Assists photography, personal effects, pathology (as scribe), anthropology (as scribe), odontology (as scribe), or DNA sections; May serve as section leader for Disaster Site Center or Transport, Remains Holding, Photography, Personal Effects, or Remains Storage. Crime Scene Technician Experience
Autopsy Technician Assists pathology, anthropology, odontology, or DNA sections; May serve as section leader for Body X-Ray Medical Examiner Morgue Autopsy or X-Ray Experience
IR Data Entry Performs data entry; Helps in any other clerical capacity Data Entry, Windows, and MS Office Proficiency
FAC Specialist Interviews families for gathering VIP information on missing persons; Performs data entry of ante mortem information Training in FAC (non-Funeral Director Level)
Photographer Takes photographs at any of the several morgue stations or at disaster site Forensic Photography Experience
Administrative Specialist Helps in any clerical capacity including data entry, records clerk, or morgue scribe Clerical skills with basic computer skills
Dental Assistant Assist odontologists at table or in clerical capacity, or serve as body escort or scribe Dental Hygienist or Assistant
Mortuary Assistant Body escort, scribe, body storage handling Volunteers not otherwise defined