Curriculum Vitae

Carolle Jean-Murat, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Founder of Dr. Carolle’s Wellness & Retreat Center of San Diego
Telephone: (619) 850-5030
E-mail: drcarolle@cox.net
Website: www.drcarolle.com

Specialization:

Obstetrics and Gynecology and Primary Care – women’s health

Board Certifications

Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology

University Affiliations:

Clinical mentor for under served students at San Diego States University, through the HCOP Program

Clinical instructor UCSD School of Medicine 1985 to 2000

Education:

  • April 1994 to May 1995: “Intensive Program in Primary Care, Sharp Health Care, San Diego, CA
  • September 1978 to August 1982: Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; affiliated with the University of Milwaukee and the University of Madison, Wisconsin, Medical School. This included one year of elective in Pathology, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, General and Obstetrical Anesthesia.
  • August 1977 to July 1978: Social Service in General Medine working as a general practitioner for men and women, including doing home deliveries in underserved areas of Mexico – Department of Public Health, Mexico.
  • July 1976 to June 1977: Rotating internship in General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine, and Pediatics, University of the West Indies, Medical School, Jamaica.
  • August 1972 to June 1976: Medical School, Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico
  • September 1966 to June 1970: Pre-med., B.S., Lycée du Cent- Cinquantenaire, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

US Exams passed:

  • ECFMG 1977
  • FLEX 1981
  • Written Boards, American Board of Ob -Gyn, June 1982
  • Oral Boards, American Board of Ob-Gyn, December 1985

 Other Professional Activities:

  • Reviewed medical records and testified at the Department of Veterans Affairs for female veterans suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder – PTSD, due to military sexual trauma.
  • Reviewed medical records and testified at trials for rape/murder cases San Diego County Public Defenders Office.
  • Reviewed medical records for compliance with appropriate medical standards, Medical Board of California.
  • Past chairman, Mortality and Morbidity Review – Grossmont & Alvarado Hospital, San Diego, CA.

Awards and Honors:

  • Outstanding Resident Award for 1980-1981, Dept. of Ob-Gyn, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin., 1981.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, City of San Diego, 1983.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Women in Business, San Diego State University, 1984.
  • Diplomate of the American Board of obstetrics and Gynecology, 1985.
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1985.
  • The Salvation Army, Certificate of Appreciation, 1985.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Federally Employed Women, 1985.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Flying Hill High School, 1986.
  • Certificate of Commendation, Naval Air Rework Facility, “Federal Women’s Week,” 1986.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Community Workshop, Southeast Counseling and Consulting Services, 1987.
  • Certificate of Honorary Membership for outstanding and Valuable Service, San Diego State University Pre-Medical Society, 1989.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, United Way, 1989
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego, 1991.
  • Rachel’s Women’s Center’s Award, in recognition and appreciation for commitment of providing quality medical care to homeless women through the Medical Screening Program, 1986-1991.
  • Woman of Distinction San Diego Regional Conference for Women, 1992
  • Community Leadership Award, Channel 10, (ABC, San Diego affiliate), 1993.
  • Matriarchal Award, Woman Care, 1994.
  • Outstanding Black Leader Award, Channel 8, (CBS, San Diego affiliate), 1995.
  • San Diego Book Award for” Staying Healthy: 10 Easy Steps For Women,” 1995.
  • African-American Women’s Conference “Salutes Carolle Jean-Murat, MD for outstanding services to health care, 1995.
  • Honoree for Outstanding Health Care Services, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., 1995.
  • Honoree for Health Services National Council of Negro Women, 1995.
  • Outstanding Black Leader Award, Channel 8 (CBS San Diego affiliate), 1995.
  • In Appreciation for 8 Years of Service, Southern Indian Health Council (SHIC), Inc., 1996
  • Certificate of Appreciation Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego, 1996.
  • In recognition and appreciation for commitment of providing quality medical care to homeless women through the Medical Screening Program, 1986-1996.Rachel’s Women’s Center’s Award, 1996
  • Special Recognition, The Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation, St Vincent de Paul Village, Physicians Reach-Out Program, 1997.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for 10 years of outstanding services and excellence in medicine, Southern Indian Health Council, 1998.
  •  Woman of Excellence, Beta Sigma Pi, 1999.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, San Diego City Schools, for participation in the annual African American Student Role Model Conference “Touching the Spirit.” 1999.
  • San Diego Book Awards, Women’s Issues – 1999 for Menopause Made Easy, 2000.
  • Certificate of appreciation, the University of California, San Diego, Chicanos & Latinos for Creative Medicine, 2000.
  • Bob Marley Peace Award, for “efforts in advancing the global cause of equality, justice, and peace – Children for Haiti Project, 2002.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Florida Haitian Student Association, 2003.
  • Women Who Mean Business Award, San Diego Business Journal, 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation, St. Vincent de Paul Village Family Health Center, in Recognition of Your Deep Commitment and Outstanding Devotion to Our Organization and the People We Serve, 2004
  • Women of Distinction Award, Soroptimist International of Vista, 2005
  • Physician Volunteer of the Year Award, St. Vincent de Paul Village Family Health Center, 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation, African American Business Women of Vision, 2009
  • Speak for Success, Women’s Leadership Institute, Women Changing the World, 2009 Honoree, Women’s Advocate.
  • International Women’s Day Outstanding Service Award! The Women’s Information Network (The WIN) for extraordinary efforts to make a positive difference in the world, 2011.
  • Library Champion Award for building communities through wellness education, San Diego County Library, 2011.
  • Lifetracks Lifetime Achievement Award for making a difference in the lives of women in the world, 2011.
  • Physician Volunteer of the Year Award, St. Vincent de Paul Village Family Health Center, 2012.
  • USA TODAY’S Finalist: BEST MEMOIR for Voodoo in My Blood: A Healer’s Journey from Surgeon to Shaman, 2012.
  • San Diego Book Awards, Memoir for Voodoo in My Blood: A Healer’s Journey from Surgeon to Shaman, 2012.
  • Honoree: Beautiful, Brilliant, and Brave: A Celebration of Black Women – Women’s Museum of California, 2014.

Medical Practice:

  • Private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Diego, CA., from 1982 to 1992
  • Private practice in Gynecology and Primary Care, San Diego, CA., from 1992 to 1999.
  • Private practice in office Gynecology, Primary Care, San Diego, CA., from 1999 to 2003
  • Private practice in office Gynecology, Primary Care, and medical intuitive San Diego, CA., from 2003 to 2005.
  • Gynecology – free services, Haiti & St. Vincent de Paul Village Family Health Center, San Diego, CA from 1997 to date.
  • Intuitive consulting practice from 2005 to date.

Bibliography:

  • It It My Hormones or Something Else? How to find out what is REALLY happening to me and what to do about it 2012
  • Voodoo In My Blood: A Healer’s Journey from Surgeon to Shaman 2012
  • La Ménopause Démystifiée: Comment Prendre Des Décisions Eclai-rées Pour Le Reste de Votre Vie – 2008
  • Daily Miracles in the Life of a Healer, 2008
  • Life’s Lessons From Grandma, 2005
  • Mind, Body, Soul & Money: Putting Your Life in Balance, 2002
  • Natural Pregnancy A-Z, 2000
  • Menopause Made Easy: How to Make the Right Decisions for the Rest of Your Life, 1999 – Revised Edition – 2002.
  • Contributing author of Millennium 2000: A Positive Approach by Louise L. Hay and Friends, 1999
  • Let’s Stay Healthy – half hour TV talk show 1996-1997
  • Buena Salud: 10 Pasos Simples Para la Mujer 1994
  • Staying Healthy: 10 Easy Steps for Women, 1994
  • Staying Healthy: Women Wellness Series, Audio cassettes Series, 1995.
  • Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina in a young woman, a case presentation and review of the literature, 1982.

Health Columnist for:

  • San Diego Voice & View Point
  • Bayviewer Newsletter

Dr. Carolle is one of the ten worldwide doctors featured in Fabulous Female Physicians in The Women’s Hall of Fame Series by Sharon & Florence Kirsh.

 Board Affiliation:

  • Advisory board member: GE Financial Center for Learning, 1999-2004
  • Founder and president of Health Through Communications Foundation 1993
  • Founder Haitian Society of San Diego, 1994
  • Board of Directors, Goodwill Ambassador: CODEVA., La Vallée de Jacmel, Haiti, 1999
  • Boards of Directors, CODEHA, Haiti.

Languages spoken:

French, Haitian, Spanish, English, Italian.

Membership:

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • National Organization for Women
  • Planned Parenthood Association
  • Southeast San Diego Rotary Club

Community Services:

  • Bi-annual trips to La Vallée de Jacmel, Haiti to provide much needed medical care to an underserved region.
  • The Salvation Army
  • San Diego Urban Indian Center
  • House of Rachel for Homeless Women, Medical Screening Program, 1986 to present.
  • Greenfield  Junior  High, mentor, 1987 to present.
  • Mentor and teacher, St. Stephens  Christian  School, 1992 to present.
  • Our Lady Of Peace Academy, mentor 1988 to 1994
  • Mentor, UCSD School of Medicine for minority students.
  • Mentor, UCSD Post-bachelors program for minority students
  • Mentor, San Diego State University (SDSU) HCOP program for minority students interested in health care.
  • Gynecological services at St. Vincent de Paul Village Center for the Homeless, 1997 to present.

 Hobbies: 

  • A gardener who designed and planted most of the fruit trees and flowers at the Dr. Carolle’s Wellness & Retreat Center of San Diego
  • A painter whose art works have been featured in art shows, a mixed-media muralist.
  • An internationally acclaimed speaker and seminar leader.
  • Multiple features on TV, Radio, Newspapers, and Magazines.
  • Radio Talk Show Host in English and Spanish.

 References:

Available upon request.