Charlotte E. Thompson, M.D.
    Charlotte E. Thompson, M.D.
    Charlotte E. Thompson, M.D. Curriculum Vitae
    2012
    Educational Background
    Special Fellow
    University of Southern California -
    Neuromuscular Unit
    Los Angeles, CA
    1975-1976
    Certified American Board of Pediatrics1969
    Resident in Pediatrics
    Children's Hospital at Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    1962-1963
    Resident in Pediatrics
    University of California at Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    1960-1961
    Intern
    Children's Hospital at San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    1953-1954
    M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
    Palo Alto, CA
    1954
    B.A., Stanford University
    Palo Alto, CA
    1950


    Professional Experience
    Director/Founder
    The Center for Handicapped Children & Teenagers *
    1981-2004
    * Dr. Thompson directed The Center, located at St. Mary's Medical Center, until she incorporated it as an independent nonprofit in 1985.
    Director
    The Center for Multiple Handicaps
    Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Oakland, CA
    1976-1981
    Deputy Director
    Santa Clara County Child Health & Disability
    Santa Clara, CA
    1974-1975
    Muscle Disease Consultant
    U.S. Naval Hospital
    San Diego, CA
    1970-1991
    Director, Muscle Disease Clinic
    University Hospital
    University of California School of Medicine
    San Diego, CA
    1969-1980
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    University of California
    San Diego, CA
    1969-1980
    2005-present
    Associate Director, Muscle Disease Clinic
    Children's Hospital at San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    1965-1969
    Physician, Private Practice
    Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine
    La Jolla, CA
    1963-1975
    Physician, Private Practice
    San Diego, CA (Locum Tenens)
    1960-1962
    Director, Muscle Disease Program
    University of Rochester
    Rochester, New York
    1957-1960
    Physician
    San Diego Public Health Department
    San Diego, CA
    1954- 1956


    Advisory Boards
    National Effective Parenting Initiative Board 2007-2008
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth International Medical Advisory Board 2000-2004
    National Medical Advisor
    Very Special Kids Program
    Nestle Corporation
    1989-1991
    Senate Subcommittee on the Disabled
    California Legislature
    San Francisco, CA
    1982-1985
    California League for the Handicapped
    San Francisco, CA
    1981-1983
    Executive Medical Board and Chief of Pediatrics
    Scripps Hospital
    San Diego, CA
    1973-1974
    Executive Board
    San Diego Muscular Dystrophy Association
    La Jolla, CA
    1965-1970
    Medical Advisory Board
    San Diego Muscular Dystrophy Association
    San Diego, CA
    1963-1970


    Professional Affiliations
    World Muscle Society 1990-2003
    American Pen Women 1994-1996
    Women's National Book Association1993-Present
    American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow1970-Present
    American Women's Medical Society1963-1981
    East Bay Pediatrics Society1976-1983
    American Academy of Pediatrics, Northern Chapter1976-2004
    Branch President, American Women's Medical Association 1964-1965
    Member - California Children's Service Committee
    Northern California Chapter
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    1977-2004
    Chairman - Physical/Occupational Therapy Committee
    Children's Hospital
    Oakland, California
    1977-1980
    Member - Advisory Board
    Oakland Public Schools
    Oakland, California
    1977-1981


    Professional Activities
    Examiner - California Board of Medical Examiners 1978-1990
    Member, California Children's Service Committee
    Northern California Chapter
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    1977-2004
    Chairman, Physical/Occupational Therapy Committee
    Children's Hospital
    Oakland, CA
    1977-1980
    Member, Advisory Board
    Oakland Public Schools
    Oakland, CA
    1977- 1981


    Honors & Recognitions
    Who’s Who of American Women1968, 2004, 2005-2011
    Personalities of the West and Midwest1972
    Who’s Who in California1974, 1985, 1987-1990
    Who’s Who in the West1978, 1999-2005
    Notable Americans1978
    Community Leaders and Noteworthy Americans1976-1978
    The World’s Who’s Who of Women1983
    International Woman of the Year1998, 1999, 2003
    Who’s Who in Health and Medical Services1990, 1991
    Woman of the Year1992, 1993, 2012
    Two Thousand Notable Women1993, 1994
    Who’s Who in America1996-2000, 2008-2016
    Who’s Who of Women1997
    Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare1997-2012
    International Who’s Who of Professionals1998-2000
    Outstanding People of the 20th Century1999
    Dictionary of International Biography1999-2003
    Who’s Who1994-1995, 2000-2001
    Who's Who in American Education2003-2008
    International Health Professional of the Year2003, 2005
    America's Top Pediatricians for Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases2002-2004
    America's Top Pediatricians2005-2009
    Who’s Who in Science and Engineering2011-2012
    Great Minds of the 21st Century2011-2012
    The Global Directory of Who’s Who2011-2015
    Who’s Who in the World2016


    Publications
    Fishbein, Michael C., Seigel, Robert J., Thompson, Charlotte, E., and Hopkins, Linton C., Sudden Death of a Carrier of X-Linked Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy, Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 119, No. 9, November 1993.
    Thompson, C.E., Making Wise Choices: A Guide for Women, Branden Publishing Company, Boston, 1993
    Thompson, C.E., Allein leben: Ein umfassendes Handbuch fur Frauen. Econ Taschenbuch Verlag, Germany, 1993.
    Thompson, C.E., Single Solutions: An Essential Guide for Single Career Women. Ivy Books, New York, 1990.
    Thompson, C.E., Report of Steroid Efficacy in Duchenne Dystrophy Premature. Pediatric News, 24:9, 1990.
    Thompson, C.E., Rx for Mothers of Disabled Newborns. American Baby, pg. 69, June 1990..
    Thompson, C.E., Transition of the Disabled Adolescent to Adulthood. Pediatrician, 17:308, 1990
    Thompson, C.E., and Larsen, L.J., Recurrent Hip Dislocation in Intermediate Spinal Atrophy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 10:368, 1990.
    Thompson, C.E., Pitfalls and Problems in the Clinical Care of Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Children and Teenagers. Chapter in Current Concepts in Childhood Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Merlini, Granata, Dubowitz, ed. Aulo Gaggi, Editore, Bologna, Italy, 1989.
    Thompson, C.E., Going the Distance as a Neonatal Nurse, Neonatal Network, December 1988.
    Thompson, C.E., Adapting to a Child's Disability, Mothering, 48:13-15, 1988.
    Thompson, C.E., Raising A Handicapped Child: A Helpful Guide for Parents of the Physically Disabled. Books on Tape, 1988.
    Thompson, C.E., Raising A Handicapped Child: A Helpful Guide for Parents of the Physically Disabled. Ballantine Books, New York, 1986.
    Thompson, C.E., Raising A Handicapped Child: A Helpful Guide for Parents of the Physically Disabled. William Morrow & Company, Inc., New York, 1986.
    Thompson, C.E., Pitfalls in Muscle Biopsies of Hypotonic Children. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 27:675-677, 1985.
    Thompson, C.E., Infantile Myositis, Yearbook of Pediatrics, Oski/Stockman, ed. Chicago, 336, 1984.
    Thompson, C.E., Hysterical Paralysis, Journal of Family Practice, 15:1169- 1173, 1982.
    Thompson, C.E., Muscle Weakness in Children, Pediatric Basics, Beardsley and Co., 31: 4-8, 1982.
    Thompson, C.E., Infantile Myositis: Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 24:307-313, 1982.
    Thompson, C.E., Abstract No. 14, International Congress of Muscle Diseases. Montreal, Canada, September 1978.
    Thompson, C.E., Reproduction in Duchenne Dystrophy. Neurology, 29:1045, 1978
    Thompson, C.E., Abstract No. 215, Excerpta Medica. International Congress of Muscle Diseases, September 1974.
    Thompson, C.E., Diphenylhydantoin for Myotonia Congenita. New England Journal of Medicine, 286:893, 1972.
    Thompson, C.E., Polymyositis in Children. Clinical Pediatrics, 7:24, January 1968
    Thompson, C.E., Muscular Dystrophy in Childhood. American Women's Medical Association, 20:457, May 1965.
    Thompson, C.E., Raising a Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder. Oxford University Press. New York, 1999.
    Thompson, C.E., Raising a Handicapped Child. Oxford University Press. New York, 2000.
    Thompson, C.E., Raising a Handicapped Child. Oxford University Press. London, 2000
    Thompson, C.E., Raising a Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder. Oxford University Press. London, 1999.
    Thompson, C.E., Letter to the Editor. Contemporary Pediatrics, Vol. 18, No. 7. July 2001.
    Thompson, C.E., Letter to the Editor. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 2002. Vol. 44: 283-286
    Thompson, C.E., Letters Home, Trafford Publishing Co. Victoria, BC, 2005.
    Thompson, C.E., 101 Ways To The Best Medical Care. PA, Infinity Publishing Co. 2006
    Thompson, C.E., Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs, Jessica Kingsley Publishers - UK and US 2009
    Thompson, C.E., (Editor) The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Autism, 2nd Edition, Adams Media. 2009
    Thompson, C.E., Your Personal Parenting Guide-Infant and Childcare Wisdom from a Top Pediatrician., Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc. Ocala, Florida. 2015
    Thompson, C.E., Prescription (Rx) for Parenting-How to Raise Healthy Infants and Children., Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc. Ocala, Florida. 2015