About Dr. Christina
Dr. Christina Charbonneau is an award-winning doctor who has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. She is also a certified coach, media personality, speaker and former medical school professor.
- Recognized with the Most Compassionate Doctor Award and the Patients’ Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
- A fellow in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil.
- #1 international best-selling author with her contribution to the book, Ready, Aim, Captivate!: Put Magic in Your Message and A Fortune in Your Future.
- #1 international best-selling author with her contribution to the book, Wounded? Survive! Thrive: 101 Women Share Their Journeys from Torment to Triumph.
It hasn’t been an easy life for Dr. Christina, much like it isn’t for her patients who see her for everything from discovering their life purpose and why they are important to general medical issues to more specific gynecology care. Her colleagues in the medical field who are under similar pressures as well as those in medical school seek her out for insights and wisdom amidst their challenging professional career demands.
Because of her life experiences, she brings a special spirit of compassion and encouragement that helps her to relate much more deeply to her patients, coaching clients and colleagues. Her unique approach and understanding attracts people to hear her speak publicly and to see her privately to support them in their personal and professional lives.
Dr. Christina touches the hearts and minds of her audiences, lifting their spirits and inspiring them to continue in their lives with purpose, prosperity and peace of mind.
About Dr. Christina
Lifelong commitment to medicine
Inspirational teacher and speaker
Top 10 Doctor Award (2014) – Voted as One of Arizona’s Top 10 Gynecologist Specialists (Vitals)
Patients’ Choice Award – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
Most Compassionate Doctor Award – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
Chief Resident OB/GYN Residency
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship — Emergency/Ambulatory Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Klegberg Scholarship for Outstanding Nursing Clinical Performance and Recognize Potential for Contribution to the Profession of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau (National Honor Society for Nurses)
Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges
Sharecare® Expert – Dr. Christina Charbonneau is a leading expert on health and wellness for ShareCare, Inc., a leading online health and wellness engagement platform created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz, with founding partners Oprah Winfrey, Sony Pictures Television, and Discovery Communications, that provides millions of consumers with a personal, results-oriented experience by connecting them to the most qualified health resources and programs they need to improve their health. Dr. Christina provides answers to questions posted by those living with cancer and other health issues and the ones who love and care about them.
Integrative Medicine Fellowship from the University of Arizona College of Medicine Integrative Medicine (with Dr. Andrew Weil)
Entrepreneur & Business Owner of All Women’s Medical Center and Medical Complex, Land Developer
Life & Business Coach – Certification from Fowler- Wainwright International Institute of Professional Coaching and Coach U University
Former Positions include:
Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency Program, Grandview Hospital, Dayton, OH
OB/GYN Physician-Residency – Riverside Osteopathic Hospital with formal affiliation with Hutzel International Woman’s Hospital, Wayne State University
Faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, Orthopedic Department, EMS Division
Clinical Teaching Coordinator of Physical Diagnosis Course at the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, IA
Emergency Ambulatory Care Nurse Practitioner
The Dr. Don Wagner Show on KAAA, KZZZ Radio Stations (AZ) – monthly guest appearances to discuss health topics including insomnia, cancer, broken heart syndrome, and more.
KLBC TV 2 and their associated Internet program – Health Care Segment – Recurring Guest speaking on various health topics. Laughlin, Nevada (2001- present)
Channel TV4 (Local Public Information) – Guest Speaker on Stress of Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Its Impact on Patients and Their Families. (Included lifestyle changes, desensitizing from other people beliefs). Bullhead City, Arizona
KAAA, KZZZ Radio Stations – Guest Speaker regarding Community Health Problems including Prevention of Suicide, Resiliency, Loneliness, Self-Expression and Voicing Opinions. Bullhead City, Arizona
Keynote Speaker – Western Arizona Regional Medical Center Charge Nurse Summit – Prevention of Nursing Burnout, Patient Advocacy, Self-Acceptance, Self-Worth, Resiliency, Listening to True Needs
Keynote Speaker – Colorado River Tri-State Women’s Council Quarterly Meeting (CA, AZ, NV) – Self-Acceptance, Self-Worth, Resiliency, Reclaiming Your Life and Wants, Gratitude
Keynote Speaker – Multi-Level Marketing Company on Health Care Products — Professional Ethics and Responsibilities, Self Satisfaction, Marketing, Embarrassment, Respect, Happiness (Golden Nugget – Las Vegas, NV)
Keynote Speaker – Healthy Women from Western Arizona Regional Hospital (servicing the Tri-State Area of AZ, NV, CA) – Self-Acceptance, Self-Worth, Resiliency, Listening to True Needs, and Hope for Breast Cancer Patients
Keynote Speaker – Women’s Council of Realtors of Arizona – Job-Related Stresses and Health
Keynote Speaker – Pink Tea – Resiliency, Empowerment at Times of Despair , Acknowledge Your Fears for Breast Cancer Awareness, Detection and Prevention
Keynote Speaker – Chamber of Commerce (Bullhead City, AZ) — Hope, Resiliency, Empowerment, Acknowledge Your Fears for Breast Cancer and Other Diagnoses
Keynote Speaker – Borders for Women’s Health – Stress Impact on Rapid Cancer, Method for Medical Treatment, Relationships for Cancer Patients
Keynote Speaker – Western Arizona Regional Hospital Senior Circle – Aging, Health Prevention, Redirecting Negative Self-Defeating Thoughts, Empower Yourself, Self-Worth and Self-Acceptance, Satisfaction, Relationships
Keynote Speaker – Soroptimist Club of Bullhead City, AZ – Voice Your Opinion, True Life Purpose, Self-Empowerment, Reclaiming Your Life and Wants, Isolation
Speaker – Teleconference Network of Texas — Department of Health lecturing on Diabetes, Hypertension, Medical Emergencies, Stress Impacts on Life and Health, Desensitizing, Lifestyle Changes and Nutrition, Medical Stress-Free Methods, Mind/Body/Spirit Connection Causes for Illness
Guest Speaker – Mohave Community College — Psychology Classes on Life Planning, Redirecting Negative Self-Defeating Behaviors, Stopping the Cycle of Self-Defeating Blocks & Parental Programming
Co-authored chapter entitled “Two Simple Words: Self-Acceptance and Self-Worth” in Ready, Aim, Captivate!: Put the Magic in Your Message and a Fortune In Your Future ( #1 International Bestseller)
Co-authored chapter entitled “Behind the Doctor’s Coat” in Wounded? Survive! Thrive!!!: 101 Women’s Journeys from Torment to Triumph ( #1 International Bestseller)
Authored 120 articles since 2001 on various health issues in local community magazines about healthy lifestyles for the Tri-State area of Arizona, California and Nevada. Topics include body image, dysfunction, self-worth, suicide, life purpose, bullying, peer pressure, sexual dysfunction – who’s fault, aging, lifestyles, acceptance, motivation, expression of beliefs, anger management, relaxation techniques.