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medical writer , motivational speaker , association administrator

Carol Joyce Hinkley Thompson, American medical association administrator, freelance medical writer, motivational speaker.


Thompson, Carol Joyce Hinkley was born on October 28, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Carl O. and Vivian Louise (Hoover) Hinkley.


Student, Mercy College School Nursing, Detroit, 1962. Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 1988.


Private perinatal educator, Cambridge, Dallas, Tulsa, Massachusetts, 1965-1990. Southwest regional director American Society Psychoprophylaxis in Observatory, Inc., Dallas, 1967-1971. Executive director Family Life Information Center, 1973-1981.

Manager, co-founder Dallas Chamber Orchestra, 1979-1982. Major gifts officer University North Texas, Denton, 1989-1992. Private practice, since 1992.

Chairman, executive producer LORAC, Inc., Dallas, 1994—2001. Philanthropic advisor LORAC & Associate, International, Inc., since 1982. Founder LORAC Publications Inc., Puddintaine Publication, since 2001.

Philanthropy consultant. Motivational speaker. Medical writer.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Childbirth Today Preferred and Positive, 1978, Prevention of Child Abuse, 1979, Grandma's Last Halloween, 2001, Biography of William Withering, Doctor of Medicine, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Co-founder Stop the Highway, Tulsa, 1966, Family Life Information Center, Dallas, 1973, Displaced Homemakers. Trustee Family Counseling and Children's Services, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Lenawee County, Michigan, Estate and Finance Planning Council. Founder Project-Abandoned Mother and Child, Dallas, 1978, Family Outreach, Dallas, 1978, South Plains Post-Polio Support Network, 2004.

Active Leadership Dallas, 1977—1978. Disabilities advisory/activist. Originator, lobbyist for passage Child Safety Act United States Congress, Washington, 1965—1966.

Committee member The Breast and Ovarian Cancer Treatment Act, 1999. Chairman board Project! Outreach: Early Breastcare, Education Screening and Advocacy, Inc. Regional advisory council Texas Commission for the Blind, since 2003.

Founding chairman board Project Outreach, Inc., since 2000. Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, Richardson, Texas, 1996—1997. Member Lubbock Arborteum Botanical Gardens, 2003.

Member League of Women Voters, International Platform Society, National Society Fund Raising Executives, International Trade Society, Dallas, Indiana Colleges Advancement Association, The Dallas 40, Dallas Council World Affairs, University Indiana, Center on Philanthropy, American Medical Writers Association, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Press Privileges.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: the arts, economics development, flying, traveling, history, geneology. E-mail: lorac1@airmail.net.


Married Keith Francis MacKechnie Thompson, October 6, 1962 (divorced August 1979). Children: Kathryn M. Thompson Timms, Gregory R., Rebecca E. Thompson Cecin, Gwendolynne Thompson, Monica Clare.

Carl O. Hinkley

Vivian Louise (Hoover) Hinkley

Keith Francis Thompson

Gregory R. Thompson

Gwendolynne Thompson Frost Thompson

Rebecca E. Thompson Cecin Thompson

Kathryn M. Thompson Timms Thompson

Monica Clare Thompson