Dr. Uptegrove started working with the Coroner's Office April 1, 2004. He assisted Dr. Young until Dr. Young's retirement in April 2007 at which time he was appointed as County Coroner.
Dr. Uptegrove received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University and his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Medical University. He completed a fellowship in Forensic Pathology at the Charleston County Medical Examiner's Office.
He has been involved with death investigation since 1992 and is a Forensic Pathologist for the Montgomery County Coroner's Office. He is a guest lecturer at the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy in London, Ohio and Clinical Instructor for Wright State University School of Medicine. He is also a member of the Ohio State Coroner's Association, American Academy of Forensic Sciences and National Association of Medical Examiners.
Dr. Uptegrove resides in Springboro.