Vice President, Director
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Forensic Educator
Indiana, USA

Janet Barber Duval holds a baccalaureate degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and a Masterís Degree in Nursing/Education from Indiana University. Her areas of clinical expertise include emergency, trauma, and critical care. Involvement in forensic nursing spans two decades, encompassing education, practice and consultation.

Barber Duval is a charter member of the International Association of Forensic Nursing and has been awarded the title of Distinguished Fellow. She is a Fellow within the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and holds memberships in several professional nursing and military-affiliated associations. In 2001, Barber Duval retired from the United States Air Force Nurse Corps with the rank of Colonel, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Nursing.

Involved in forensic nursing from its earliest roots in the United States, she has developed and implemented forensic courses at the University of Texas (Austin), University of New Mexico, Indiana University, University of California (Riverside), the United States Air Force and within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Internationally, Barber Duval is associated with the faculty for forensic sciences in Bari, Italy, at the Institute of Legal Medicine.

Contributions to the nursing literature include numerous textbooks and articles in peer-reviewed journals, newsletters and other publications. She is the former Editor for the Journal of Emergency Nursing (JEN) and has edited Critical Care Nursing Quarterly (CCNQ) for three decades. Barber Duval edited the textbook, Forensic Nursing for Virginia A. Lynch that was released in 2005, and the 2nd edition released in 2010.