Lula Hairston, RN
Humphrey Hall, MD
Rembert Malloy, MD
- Malloy, who had just completed medical school at Howard University, came to Kate Bitting Reynolds hospital — or "Katie B." as so many doctors and patients at the time referred to it.
- The first African American in the South with a practice limited to the specialty of surgery. He’s noted for performing more surgeries than any other physician in Forsyth County.
Joseph Monroe Walker Jr., MD
- Walker was one of the first two Black physicians to be admitted to the North Carolina Medical Society as a scientific member.
- Passed away at age 64, ending his esteemed run as president of the Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital professional staff.
Joseph Grover Gordon, MD
- Gordon's proposal for Bowman Gray residents in radiology rotate through Reynolds Hospital was approved.
- Became assistant professor of radiology at Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray Medical School, a position he held until his retirement in 1988.
- During the Korean War, Gordon served in the medical corps, and upon returning to civilian life, he served as chief of the Department of Radiology at Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital, where he developed the School of Radiologic Technology.
- Nov. 10, 1970. Gordon was also an active civic leader, becoming the first African American to be elected as a trustee of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation in 1970. The Foundation later created a scholarship program for Wake Forest minority undergraduates in his honor.
Charlie L. Kennedy, MD
Harvey Allen, MD
- Allen opened his office for the practice of general surgery in the Bruce Building at 6th Street and Patterson Avenue in Winston-Salem, joining his father, Hobart T. Allen, who also had a medical office in the building.
- He was an attending surgeon at Kate B. Reynolds Memorial Hospital and Forsyth Memorial Hospital, and later, also at Reynolds Hospital.
Allen received a certificate of recognition from Forsyth Medical Center in honor of 40 years of service to the medical community of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County as a physician and general surgeon.
Phyllis Little, RN
Willa Abbott, RN
- After receiving her BSN from Gardner-Webb College, Abbott was promoted from clinical manager to acting director of the OR.
- Honored as the June 1989 employee on the month.
William T. Grimes, MD
Gwen Andrews, RN
Curtis Parker, MD
Yvonne J. Weaver, MD
Weaver was the first Black female graduate from Bowman Gray School of Medicine. She matched in Internal Medicine at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. that same year.
Ercell Tate, PA
Claudette Hardy, MD
Velma G. Watts, PhD
Lawrence D. "Larry" Hopkins, MD
Brenda Latham-Sadler, MD
The first doctorally prepared nurse and the first African-American director of nursing and operations at Brenner Children's Hospital. She spear-headed and/or co-led several important projects at Brenner Children's Hospital with lasting impact, including the conception of and move into Ardmore Tower. She also encouraged the educational advancement of Alisa Starbuck and Penny Blake early in their careers, among countless other nurses.