Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D. The Columbia College forensic science program celebrates its 10th anniversary! To commemorate, the department is bringing in Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D. , one of the world’s leading forensic pathologists, to speak at the Columbia College main campus during Reunion Weekend, April 20 and 21. Dr. Wecht has appeared on numerous nationally syndicated television programs, including Dateline NBC, 48 Hours Mystery, 20/20, Entertainment Tonight, and Fox News.