Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
Dr. Charlton joined the Family Medicine Residency Program in 2012 and took the position of Senior Associate Director in 2017. Drawing on her experiences as a former Chief Resident in the program, she understands the importance of strong communication between the faculty and residents. She prioritizes developing personal and professional relationships with each resident and aiding in their learning and development.
Dr. Charlton and her husband, David, live in South Bend with their sons. The boys keep their family busy with sporting events and playing outside.
Clinical interests: obstetrics, taking care of multiple generations of families in clinic
Hobbies: Reading and finding new books on Goodreads, watching movies, and traveling.
Favorite books: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, The Leavers by Lisa Ko, Becoming by Michelle Obama, everything Maeve Binchy and Fannie Flagg have written
Favorite thing to do/place to go in South Bend/Mishawaka: The Potawatomi Zoo