Volume 36, Issue 1 (January 1991)
Introduction: Charles S. Petty, M.D.—The Quintessential Forensic Pathologist
A scientific symposium honoring Dr. Charles S. Petty was held in November 1989 in Dallas, Texas. Past and present associates and fellows were invited to recognize Dr. Petty upon his completion of 20 highly successful years as chief medical examiner of Dallas County and director of the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences. One hundred attendees came from throughout the United States, Canada, and Japan to honor Dr. Petty for what he has meant to their careers.