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Moy, Richard H.


Richard H. Moy, MD, was appointed Professor of Internal Medicine and founding Dean of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in January of 1970 and was, at the time, the country’s youngest dean. He continued to serve as Dean and Provost for over 23 years until his retirement in the fall of 1993, which made him the senior ranking dean among the 126 U.S. medical schools. Dr. Moy’s encouragement to use innovative teaching and instruction methods for medical students has advanced medical education throughout the United States.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Founding Figures Collection of Medical Education

Identifier: SOM 001
Scope and Contents This collections contains the complete works of Richard Moy, Reed Williams, Howard Barrows, and Roland Folse. Included are articles, books, audiovisual material, and unpublished works.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Historical Files

Identifier: SOM 002
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous items from the founding of the School of Medicine.