Charlotte Thrall

Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Charlotte Thrall is a 2012 DNP graduate at ASU CONHI, licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her DNP project was related to Culturally Modified Education in Self-Management among Adult Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes.

Charlotte Thrall has years of clinical practice in both family practice and specialty Dermatology settings. After teaching in the DNP program at ASU for 5 years as adjunct faculty, Dr. Thrall accepted the position of Clinical Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the FNP specialty program in 2017. 

Charlotte Thrall is Founder and President of Community Health Outreach 501(c)3, a local organization working to increase access to care among vulnerable populations. Among other community initiatives, Dr. Thrall is co-founder of HopeFest Phoenix, a direct care event serving 25,000 underserved individuals annually.

 

Education

2012                    Arizona State University

                            College of Nursing and Health Innovation                        Doctor of Nursing Practice                                                                    DNP Project accepted April 2012 Culturally Competent Educational Interventions for Adult Latinos with

                                        Type 2 Diabetes

 

2010                        Arizona State University                                            Master of Science in Nursing                        

                        College of Nursing and Health Innovation               Family Nurse Practitioner

 

1987                        University of North Carolina- Greensboro                                                                                                                            College of Nursing                                                      Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
DNP 637 ComplexChronicFamilyProblems
DNP 638 ComplexChronicFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
DNP 635 CommonFamilyHealthProblems
DNP 636 CommonFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
DNP 633 Family Health Promotion
DNP 634 Family Promotion Practicum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
DNP 605 Health Assessment Lifespan
DNP 637 ComplexChronicFamilyProblems
DNP 638 ComplexChronicFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
DNP 635 CommonFamilyHealthProblems
DNP 636 CommonFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
DNP 633 Family Health Promotion
DNP 634 Family Promotion Practicum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
DNP 605 Health Assessment Lifespan
DNP 637 ComplexChronicFamilyProblems
DNP 638 ComplexChronicFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 635 CommonFamilyHealthProblems
DNP 636 CommonFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 633 Family Health Promotion
DNP 634 Family Promotion Practicum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
DNP 605 Health Assessment Lifespan
DNP 638 ComplexChronicFamilyPracticum
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
DNP 636 CommonFamilyPracticum
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
DNP 633 Family Health Promotion
DNP 634 Family Promotion Practicum
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
DNP 605 Health Assessment Lifespan
DNP 638 ComplexChronicFamilyPracticum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
DNP 610 Adv Practice Nursing Role II
DNP 636 CommonFamilyPracticum
DNP 691 Seminar
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
DNP 634 Family Promotion Practicum
DNP 712 Clinical Residency&Management

Presentations

2010            Educational Interventions for Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes

                        Poster Presentation, Southwest Nurse Practitioner Conference, Flagstaff, AZ 

   

2012            Educational Interventions for Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes

                        Poster Presentation, Western Institutes of Nursing Conference, Portland, OR.

                       1st Place Award.

 

2012            Educational Interventions for Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes

Poster Presentation, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (submitted by WIN)

Honors/Awards

Awards:            2016             Dream, Discover, Deliver Alumni Achievement Award

                          2014             Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Hero Volunteer, Winner

                          2012             First Place Poster Award, Western Institute of Nursing

                          2011             Gary Brown Community Service Award

                          2011             Arizona Diamondbacks Community Service Award

                          2010   Arizona Diamondbacks Community Service Award

 

Honors:             2010             Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

                          2010             ASU Outstanding Representative of Community Involvement

                          2012    Highlighted in Christianity Today.

                                    Moring, Mark (2012). Mercy-Full Nurse. Christianity Today, 56(8), 30.

Professional Associations

2017            American Contact Dermatitis Society            Member

2017             Pacific Dermatology Association                  Member

2017            Dermatology Nurses Association                  Member

2010-present             AANP                                              Member, Fellow

2010-present             Sigma Theta Tau                             Member

Service

Center for Hope in North Phoenix

            Co-founder of Center for Hope- an initiative to connect resources to individuals in need within an environment of care and dignity. Center for Hope is an extension of HopeFest Phoenix, enabling multiple agencies and resources to work closely together in one location, increasing access and utilization of resources to increase sustainable independence among the working poor in our communities. Grand opening projected: March, 2020.

 

Love For Bukwo, Uganda                                                                                        2019- Present

Development of hospital in rural Uganda, meeting critical healthcare needs with increased access to care among extremely vulnerable communities in eastern Uganda. On-site for hospital planning and grand opening in June, 2019. Established and launched HopeFest Uganda initiative.

 

Uncommon Giving, Advisory Board                                                                      2019-Present

Organization focused on connecting monetary resources to non-profit organizations who have been vetted for excellence in impact.

 

Healthcare for Syrian refugees in Mafraq, Jordan                                               2018-Present 

Development of interprofessional team to provide direct patient care and targeted, culturally appropriate health education to refugees with few resources and no access to healthcare. Collaborative work with local faith community and NGOs. Anticipated travel June 2019.

 

Abounding Service 501(c)3, Board Member                                                          2018-Present 

Help refugees develop professional and interpersonal skills through English language acquisition.  Volunteer as tutor, as well as involvement in all aspects of Board function.

 

Phoenix Rescue Mission 501(c)3                                                                             2018-Present

Mobilize the community to transform lives and end homelessness and addiction.

Volunteer consultant to CEO and Board in development of onsite primary care clinic within residential facilities. Objectives completed to date include: community assessment, feasibility study, business plan, building needs, and working budget.

 

CityServe Arizona 501(c)3, Board Member                                                           2017-Present

Connect all sectors of Arizona to community needs. Includes investment and support in projects such as HopeFest Phoenix, School Connect, and Season of Service.

 

Central Arizona Mission of Mercy                                                                          2016-Present

Provide large scale dental services to those who do not have access to dental care. Over 1,800 individuals receive dental care during this annual event. Organize and assist in providing medical screenings and exams for this high- risk population prior to dental services.

 

Movement Day Arizona                                                                                           2016-Present

            Mission: Uniting the Church to serve our cities.

Train and organize over 100 churches and 800 individuals receive hands-on practical information on how to become directly involved in community change. Topics include foster care, refugee resettlement, immigration, sex trafficking, and urban development. Provide leadership through program development, community networking, and event day organization.

 

HopeFest Phoenix, Co-Founder and Director of Healthcare                               2011-Present

Mission: To provide immediate and long-term assistance for the working poor of Maricopa County. Bring together all resources who invest in underserved communities. Oversee all aspects of healthcare during this annual event that serves up to 25,000 underserved individuals through the efforts of 200 resource agencies and 1500 volunteers.

 

Team of Physicians for Students                                                                            2011-Present

Promote the well-being of high school and college student athletes by providing free sports physical screenings, with cardiac testing, to students participating in interscholastic athletics or associated activities. Assist at the annual event, organizing the screening venue, and precepting DNP students from ASU.

 

Community Health Outreach 501(C)3, Founder and President                          2005-Present

            Invest in healthcare of underserved communities of urban Phoenix through 

education, advocacy, and access to care. Oversee all areas, including Board development, vision, and intervention through direct care and program growth.

           

ASU Student Health, Outreach and Wellness                                                       2014

Provided 12 months of start-up Mentorship for student teams and faculty towards community exposure, connection and outreach to homeless individuals through Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS). Consultant for initiation of student-led primary care clinic at CASS.

 

Streetlight Ministries, Healthcare Advisor                                                            2010-2011

Onsight development of clinic and healthcare program for individuals rescued from sex trafficking.

 

The Neighborhood Christian Clinic, Founder of Diabetes Clinic                        2004-2011

Partnership with TNCC for access to patient care for individuals and families in this urban community. Developed weekly, bilingual, individualized diabetes intervention for patients with uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes. Directed 2011 on-site project that implemented “Culturally Competent Educational Interventions for Adult Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes”.

           

Neighborhood Ministries 501(c)3, Healthcare Consultant                                  1990-2009

Volunteered in all aspects of this urban ministry, including camp and weekly program nurse for 500 at-risk children. Developed Sunday morning children’s programs, and educational interventions and classes for homeless teenage parents.

International Relief:

 

Uganda and Kenya                                                                                                   2019

Consulted in development of hospital in rural eastern Uganda. Provided direct care on site, and implemented HopeFest Uganda- a 3 day direct healthcare services event as precursor to hospital’s opening day.

 

Jordan                                                                                                                        2018   

            Provided direct primary care and health education to Syrian refugee families in Mafraq.

 

Haiti                                                                                                                            2010 and 2014

Served in post-earthquake setting, organizing and assisting in amputation-corrective surgeries in Titanyen.  Managed primary care in local clinic and orphanages in Port-au-Prince and Cite de Soleil.

 

Guatemala                                                                                                                 2009   

Provided nursing care in local primary care clinic in Quetzaltenango.

 

Honduras                                                                                                                   2007   

Provided urgent and primary care nursing in rural villages and local hospital in Siguatepeque.

 

Mexico                                                                                                                        1989-2001

Multiple trips to various locations building houses and providing nursing care in urgent settings in Rocky Point, Ensenada, and Tijuana.

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Fionnuala Brown, 2018. A Culturally Tailored Diabetes Education Program.

Dimple Patel, 2018. Implementing Open Access Scheduling to Reduce Missed Appointments and Emergency Room Use.

Jessica Wagner, 2019. Increasing Opioid Use Education Among Providers in a Primary Care Setting.

Cecilia Alvarado, 2019. Use of Patient Portal to Increase Patient's Involvement in Health Care.