Carla Thomas, MD, FAAFP was born in Detroit, MI. She has been practicing medicine for over 40 years. She is a graduate of Yale and Harvard Medical School. She has invented a device that calculates the iron content of food, has designed educational fans to teach patients about biblical herbs, has produced an album of original music and continues to play the piano, violin, and church organ. She enjoys spending time with her husband, 4 children and 4 grandchildren.