Dr. Reade Quinton is a medical examiner employed by the
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, Texas. He attended
medical school at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana and completed
his pathology residency training and forensic pathology fellowship at UT
Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where he is currently an Associate
Professor of the Department of Pathology.
He is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and
Dr. Quinton has been involved in child fatality
investigations for many years, and works closely with the Dallas Children’s
Advocacy Center. In 2007, Dr. Quinton
was named the team leader for the state of Texas in the CDC’s Sudden Infant
Death Investigation (SUIDI) initiative.
He is the medical examiner representative to the Dallas County Child
Death Review Team, and also sits on the Texas State Child Fatality Review Team.
Dr. Quinton is the current director of the Forensic
Pathology training program at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences,
and is involved with multiple research projects in partnership with the
pediatric trauma service at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He is an active member of the American
Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and the National Association of Medical
Examiners (NAME), and is the current chair of the NAME subcommittee on Forensic