Campus News - June 30, 2001
Dr. Janette Carter
Dr. Janette Carter and her husband, Steven Wilkes, died in an
airplane crash shortly after takeoff during a sightseeing trip in Alaska on
July 15. Carter received her M.D. from the UNM School of Medicine and was associated
with the School of Medicine throughout most of her career.
Carter also practiced at the VAMC. She was known across campus
and throughout the city as a social-activist, a successful researcher in the
field of diabetes, a devoted wife and mother and good friend.
Her death come as a tragic shock to colleagues and friends, said Dr. Paul Roth, dean, SOM. We greatly mourn the loss of such a highly respected and beloved member of the UNM family and share in the grief of those who survive her.
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