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Deanna Lankford


Deanna Lankford is currently the director of forensic casework at Bode Cellmark Forensics, a position she has held since shortly after the merger between Bode and Cellmark in 2015. Prior to that role, she was the associate laboratory director at Cellmark Forensics Dallas (2010-2016), forensic laboratory manager at Orchid Cellmark Nashville (2006-2010), forensic operations manager at Orchid Cellmark Nashville (2001-2006), and a forensic analyst and supervisor at MicroDiagnostics (1996-2000). Ms. Lankford holds a master's degree in forensic DNA and serology from the University of Florida, and a bachelor's degree in medical technology from Middle Tennessee State University.