Mildred Thompson is a consultant, coach and artist, working with others as a catalyst for change. Her primary focus has been on advancing health equity values, policies and practices within the Public Health community, both locally and nationally.
Some of the groups Mildred has worked with in this capacity include:
San Diego (CA) Public Health
Riverside and Coachella Valley (CA) Public Health
Alameda County Health Alliance
Imperial County (CA) Public Health
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Collaborative of Southern Oregon
Hillsborough/Pinellas County Fast Tracking Cities Initiative
Prior to working as an independent consultant, Thompson was Senior Director at PolicyLink, and Director of its Center for Health Equity and Place. She was Division Director of Alameda County Public Health Department’s Community Health Services and was director of two Maternal and Child Health initiatives. Mildred served as Director, San Antonio Health Center for six years. She has also served as Co-Chair, of the Institute of Medicine’s Roundtable on Promotion of Health Equity and Elimination of Health Disparities, Member of the Health Disparities Subcommittee of the CDC Director’s Advisory Committee and Advisor to Dartmouth School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity. Mildred is also board Member of Zellerbach Family Foundation.