Katherine Davis (1920-2013) started her career at the medical school, formerly Bowman Gray School of Medicine, on Thanksgiving Day 1942. She began as secretary to Dr. Herbert Vann, who was professor of anatomy and registrar for the school at that time. She went on to become an administrative assistant to two former deans: Dr. Coy Carpenter and Dr. Manson Meads. She also worked in the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. And she helped write Miracle on Hawthorne Hill with Dr. Meads. Her quiet, yet helpful and caring, demeanor made her popular with students and faculty.
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