Assistant Dean of Clinical Science, Professor of Clinical Medicine
Dr. Donna Thompson is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She graduated from Colby College, Waterville, Maine, Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Thompson then received her M.D.C.M. from McGill University College of Medicine, Montreal, Canada. Her internal medicine residency was completed both in Canada and at the Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine. That was followed by a clinical fellowship in oncology and then a research fellowship in oncology at the Maine Medical Center.
Dr. Thompson’s extensive medical background includes positions as director of the Division of Oncology and chief of the Department of Medicine at Central Maine Medical Center. She also was the director of the Cancer Research Program at the Foundation for Blood Research, Lewiston, Maine.
Dr. Thompson’s medical education background is just as extensive. She was an assistant in medicine at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts; an instructor in the biology of cancer at the University of Southern Maine; and a clinical preceptor and associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman, West Indies.
She has been an associate professor in Pre-Clinical Medicine and director of Introduction to Clinical Medicine, as well as the chief of clinical medicine in Pre-Clinical Sciences at St. Matthew’s.