Dr Carpenter, MD, PhD, has worked for LabCorp for 15 years. Initially, she was medical director of the Charleston Cytology Laboratory, Charleston, WV, and most recently has been working as the North Central divisional medical director, Dublin, OH. Dr Carpenter completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Duke University and a PhD in immunology at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA.
Dr Carpenter completed a fellowship in clinical immunopathology at University of Pittsburgh, and worked for 5 years as a faculty member in the department of pathology, University of Pittsburgh. She then returned to medical school and obtained her MD at the Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV. This was followed by a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Marshall University, and a fellowship in cytopathology at the University of Kentucky. Dr Carpenter is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology along with cytopathology.
In addition, she is boarded in clinical laboratory immunology. Dr Carpenter’s husband works as a CPA. Dr Carpenter's son recently graduated high school and is pursuing further studies in computer network security. She is an avid gardener and enjoys biking and cooking.