Carla Thompson

Wellness Forum Health Gaithersburg

Abiding Health
7848 Epsilon Drive
Derwood, MD 20855

Nearest major city: Gaithersburg, Maryland

(202) 468-4003

General hours of operation: by appointment

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Carla Thompson completed her undergraduate degree in Zoology and Biochemistry in the Caribbean with additional studies at University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Her graduate work included Phlebotomy and Medical School at Howard University in Washington D.C. She is a graduate of the Diet and Lifestyle Intervention Course through The Wellness Forum Institute for Health Studies, and has completed extensive training in order to qualify as a network provider for Wellness Forum Health

  • University of the West Indies: BS: Biochemistry, Zoology
  • University of Pennsylvania: Post Bacc. Special Sciences
  • Howard University Health Sciences: Phlebotomy
  • Howard University College of Medicine

About Carla Thompson

In addition to her science background, Carla Joy enjoys creative activities like sewing/dress making, hand crafts including crochet, needlepoint, jewelry making, and when she can, reading. Although never considered athletic, she does enjoy roller skating and would like to learn rollerblading and ball room dancing! Finally she cherishes the hope of learning to speak French…. everyone has a dream!

Description of practice:

In addition to offering all of the programs available through Wellness Forum Health, Carla offers local educational classes, concierge health consulting, and hands-on assistance to people interested in diet and lifestyle change.

She is available to deliver talks and facilitate discussions about nutrition and informed medical decision making to groups.

Free resources include monthly dinners during which participants engage in an interactive discussion about health and medicine; and periodic newsletters.

Telephone & Zoom (Video Conferencing), Consultations are available.