Dr. Charles A. Thompson is Senior Director of Pediatrics, Vaccines and Infectious Diseases at Pfizer. He is a board-certified pediatrician who earned his MD at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford. He is a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is a member of the medical staff at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
Dr. Thompson has over 16 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in clinical development, clinical safety/risk management, and medical affairs. He is the Chair of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Advances in Therapeutics and Technology and a Steering Committee Member for the Global Alliance for Pediatric Therapeutics, a partnership to advance the development of medicines for children. He is serving his second term as a member of the Connecticut Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics committee and recently served on the State of Connecticut Immunization Task Force following an appointment by the Speaker of the House.