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Charles J. Meakin, MD, MHA

Dr. Charles Meakin

Experience

6/19 to Present-Medical Director of CareOncology.com, A metabolic Oncology virtual service platform startup in the U.S. since 2018/2013-UK

1/2019-Present-CoachItForwardChuck.com Charity Health and Wellness Coaching Hub and Resource

10/94 – 12/18 Medical Director of Radiation Oncology Center at CaroMont Cancer Center, Gaston, Gastonia, NC

9/91 – 7/94 Private Practice Radiation Oncologist, Santa Rosa, CA

9/91 – 6/94 Concurrent with above

Developed an out-patient cancer center with a seven-member Medical Oncology Group at Santa Memorial Hospital. Opened 6/95

8/89-9/91 Radiation Oncologist at The Christ Hospital in Private Practice Cincinnati, Ohio

8/89 – 9/91 Concurrent with above

Paid member of the Clinical Faculty of the University of Cincinnati Radiation Oncology Residency with full-time resident and part-time teaching commitments

Education

Undergraduate/Bachelor of Science

1981     University of Notre Dame; South Bend Indiana  – B.A. Economics/Pre-Med

Medical School

1985 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Cincinnati, Ohio – M.D.

Postgraduate & Post Doctorate Training

1985-1986 Medical Internship at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

1986-1989 Radiation Oncology Resident at Stanford University Hospital; Stanford California

      • One Month Rotation – Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital
      • One Month Rotation – Memorial Hospital, Long Beach, C

1993-1994 St. Mary’s College of Moraga, Moraga, CA; Master’s in Health & Administration-MHA

2016-2017   Bulletproof Coach Training Program completed with Certificate

2019-2020 Notre Dame ESTEEM Program on-site Masters in Entrepreneurial Science-MS awarded

Professional Associations

  • Professional Society Memberships
  • 1986-2019   America Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  • 1990     Board Certified in Radiation Oncology through The American College of Radiology
  • 1994 – 2010 American College of Radiology, North Carolina Medical Society
  • 1998-2003 and  Gaston Hospice Board, 2003 President
  • 2013-Present
  • 2005-2007   Gaston County Medical School President
  • Service and Committees
  • 1993-1994   Head of Young Physician Group of Sonoma County Medical, Association for Northern California Regional District
  • 1993-1994   Alternate Delegate to The California Medical Association for Northern California Regional District
  • 1995-2002   Gaston Cancer Society Board Member
  • 1995-2003   Hospice Professional Board
  • 2003-2010 Executive Board Member U.S. National Whitewater, Center Currently Secretary
  • 2003-2012   Board Member Catawba Lands Conservancy
  • 2000-2020   Gastonia Parks and Recreation Board
  • 2004-2012   Gaston County Community Foundation Board
  • 2005-2007   President Gaston County Medical Society
  • 2013-Present     CaroMont Health Board of Directors

Honors & Awards

  • 1981     Mayfield Neurologic Institute Fellowship Award for Research Presentation
  • 1983     Finished 1st in The Neuroscience Division at The Midwest Medical Student Research Forum at Michigan State University
  • 1988     Presented Review of Stanford Hodgkin’s Disease Protocol Results at American Society of Radiation Oncologist Meeting in New Orleans, LA
  • 2005 CaroMont Hospital Spiritual Care award to a physician who demonstrated holistic patient care

Research & Publications

Research

  • 1981     Summer Student Internship at The Mayfield Neurologic Institute
  • 1981-1982   Part-time Clinical Research Department of Internal Medicine and Orthopedics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • 1985-1986   Part-time Photodynamic Therapy Research at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1987-1989   Clinical Research Reviewing Stanford Hodgkin’s Disease Trails
  • 1989-1991   Principal Investigator of the Radiation Clinical Research Trial Through The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1989-1994   Clinical Investigator for The Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) in Cincinnati, OH and then in Santa Rosa, CA
  • 1990-1991 Principal Investigator for The National Prostate Detection Project at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, OH
  • 1994-2019 Member of regional protocol association through the hospital for access to national clinical trials including RTOG, SWOG, NSABP
  • 2020     Presented Abstract Poster at the Metabolic Health Summit, Long Beach

Publications

  • October 1983 Meakin, C.J., and Keller, J. Pathways of Vascular Headache: Identification of the Sensory Neurons Innervating the Arteries of the Anterior Cerebral Circulation the Cat. Journal of Clinical Research, Vol. 31, Number 4
  • 1984 Steiger, H.J., and Meakin, C.J., The Meningeal Representation in the Trigeminal Ganglion, An Experimental Study in the Cat. Headache 24, 305-309
  • 1985     Meakin, C.J., Hobson, C. And First, R, Avascular (Aseptic) Necrosis of Bone Following Renal Transplantation, International Journal of Artificial Organs, Vol 8, Number 1, pp. 19-20
  • 1991     Carlson, R.W., Sikic, B.I., Gandara, D.R., Hendrickson, C.G, …Meakin, C.J., McWhirter, K.M., Late Consolidative Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Limited-Stage Small Cell Lunch Cancer. Cancer, Sept. 1, 68(5), 948-58

Community Work

  • 2002 Belmont Abbey College – two-term board member and head of student retention committee
  • 2004 Gaston County Community Foundation – two-term board member
  • 2004 Catawba Lands Conservancy, Charlotte, NC – two-term board member (personally conserved 285 acres in Gaston and Lincoln Counties along South Fork River)
  • 2006 U.S. National Whitewater Center, Charlotte, NC – Startup board member and past board Secretary
  • 2006-Present     Member of Gastonia Parks and Recreation Board