November 7, 1971
| 24 April 1900 (1900-04-24) |
Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Dorothy (Mitten) Carpenter
The Story of Medicine at Wake Forest University
Coy Cornelius Carpenter Wikipedia
Coy Cornelius Carpenter M.D., born April 24, 1900, died November 7, 1971, was dean of the School of Medicine of Wake Forest University from 1936–67 and vice president for health affairs from 1963-67. He guided the school through the transition from a two-year to a four-year program and the move from Wake Forest to Winston-Salem in 1941. He authored The Story of Medicine at Wake Forest University (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1970). He resided in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
The Wake Forest University School of Medicine's Coy C. Carpenter Library and Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives are named after the first dean of the university's medical school, Doctor Coy Cornelius Carpenter, and his wife, Dorothy (Mitten) Carpenter.