Dr. Carter Joye

Dr. Carter Joye

Owner of Biblical Dogs, Inc.

Biblical Dogs
3598 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, United States of America, 46205

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1. The nations first African American to be appointed as a Chief Medical Examiner.
2. Former Deputy Chief of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner office.
3. Board certified in Forensic Pathology, Anatomical Pathology and Clinical Pathology
4. Retired USAF Major
5. First female and minority Chief Medical Examiner in Houston,TX.
6. First female and minority Chief Forensic Pathologist in Indianapolis,IN
7. Consultant to the United States Armed Forces
8. Consultant to the NAACP

Academic positions:


1. May 14, 1983: M.D; Howard University College of Medicine; Washington, D.C.
2. June 1979: Wittenberg University; Springfield, Ohio
3. June 1975: Shortridge High School; Indianapolis, Indiana

Postgraduate Training:

1. 1988–1989: Fellow in Forensic Pathology; Dade County, Miami, Florida
2. 1987–1988: Chief Resident in Pathology; Howard University Hospital
3. 1984–1988: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency; Howard University Hospital
4. 1983–1984: Booth Memorial Medical Center Internship-Internal Medicine     


1. 2006-present: Chief Forensic Pathologist to the Marion County Coroner, Indianapolis, Indiana
2. 2007-present: Volunteer Clinical Professor of Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology
3. 2002-present: Forensic pathology consultant
4. 1996-2002: Former Chief Medical Examiner of Harris County, Texas
5. 1992-1996: Former Chief Medical Examiner of Washington, DC
6. 1990-1992: Former Chief Deputy Medical Examiner of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner Department

Faculty Appointments:

1. 2007-Present: IUSM, Volunteer Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology, Director of the Forensic Pathology Program
2. 1997–2004: University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
3. 1999–2005: University of Texas School of Public Health, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
4. 1996–2004: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology
5. 1989–1996: George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Science
6. 1990-1992: Director of the Forensic Pathology Fellowship training for the United States Armed Forces
7. 1991–present: Howard University College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology

Awards/Civic Recognition:

1. December 2008: Featured in the “Who’s Who in Black Indianapolis magazine
2. November 2005: Featured in the Richmond Times Dispatch Newspaper
3. Featured in the 2004 edition of Contemporary Black Biography as the First African American Female to be named a Chief Medical Examiner in the history of the United States of America.
4. 2004: Given the Key to the City of Waco for presentation the NAACP
5. January, 2004: Featured in the Houston Business Journal
6. 2003: Honoree of the National Congress of Black Women
7. Featured in the Black Business Journal of Houston, Texas, in 2003, as the first Black Female Chief Medical Examiner in the State of Texas, and for starting the first black owned and run Forensic Consulting Firm in the United States.
8. 2003: Honoree of the Houston Urban League for contributions the African American youth and community as a whole
9. March 2002: Honoree, Centrum of One Hundred Women Leaders “Dr. Raymond Floyd Medical Award,” Women’s History Month Awards Luncheon, Houston, Texas
10. Honoree, Houston Community College System, “Contemporary Black History Maker for 2002,” Houston, Texas, February 2002
11. Honoree, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Black History Month annual Luncheon, “Outstanding leader in the African-American community,” Houston, Texas, February 2002
12. Howard University Medic Annales 2001 featured My Strength Comes from Within and most recent Civic Recognition:  Healthquest Magazine for contribution and commitment to the community, June/July 2001.
13. Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. for leadership and service to the Houston community, May 2001.
14. Region V of the National Medical Association’s selection to Receive Best Physician Award, May 2001.   
15. Who’s Who Among African Americans, America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2001-2002 Edition
16. International Who’s Who of Public Service, First Edition 2000-2001
17. Honoree, NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, Holiday Inn SW, Sugar Land, Texas – 2001
18. National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Role Model Program – 2001
19. Black Health Heroes (featured in Healthquest Magazine, June/July 2001
20. Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Annual Senior’s Awards Banquet – 2001
21. Dignity Memorial Providers & Homeless Veterans Burial Committee–May 2001
22. Educational and Charitable Foundation, Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Omega Sorority, Inc., “Exemplary Leadership and Dedicated Service to the Houston Community” – 2001
23. National Medical Association, Best Physician in Region V – 2001
24. Certificate of Award in recognition of Support & Dedication to Yates High School, Black Heritage Committee – 2001
25. Student National Medical Association, Region V – October 2000
26. National Black MBA Association, Inc., Houston Chapter, Leadership Empowerment Award – 2000
27. Heavenly Star Baptist Church, Career Awareness and Job Fair – 2000
28. Houston Business & Professional Men’s Club, “Outstanding Achievements In Government” – 2000
29. Made Honorary Citizen by Mayor, San Antonio, Texas – 1999
30. National Organization of Black Law Enforcement (NOBLE), “Outstanding Achievement Award” – 1999
31. The Houston News Pages “Fifth Annual Women of Distinction Crystal Award” – 1999
32. Certificate of Congressional Recognition as Recipient of the “Women Of Distinction Crystal Award – 1999”
33. HEB Pantry Foods spotlight, “Historic Black Firsts” – February 1999
34. Prairie View A&M University, Teen Health Symposium – July 1999
35. Sickle Cell Association, “Let The Fashions Begin,” Guy Robert Raskin Memorial Award – 1999
36. Leadership Texas – Class of 1999
37. Featured in Link Magazine – February 1999
38. Houston Medical Forum, Community Award – 1998
39. Featured in Black Enterprise Magazine – February 1998
40. Bennett College Belle Ringer Image Award – 1998
41. Featured in Texas Medical Center News – 1997, 1996
42. Featured in Der Spiegel 50/1996
43. Listed in Who’s Who in American Women – 1994
44. Featured in Doer’s Profile Column (The Washington Times) – 1994
45. Featured in 2,000 Notable American Women (American Biographical Institute) – 1994
46. Medico-Chirurgical Society of D.C. – 1996
47. Rapid Organ Recovery Program – Washington Hospital Center – 1996
48. Howard University College of Medicine – 1993
49. Featured in American Medical News – August 1992
50. National Defense Service Medal (Tri Service) – 1991
51. Joint Service Achievement Medal (United States Air Force) – 1991
52. Listed in Who’s Who in American High Schools – 1975

Research interests:

All topics applying to forensic pathology with focus on forensic pathology training and lectures, expert testimony, violence and non fiction writing.

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