Charles C. Flippen II, MD, FAAN, is a faculty member of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, attending neurologist at the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, and professor of neurology and director of the residency program in clinical neurology at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Flippen is a diplomate of adult neurology of the American Board of Psychiatry Neurology (ABPN) and of headache medicine of the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. He is a member of the American Headache Society, International Headache Society, Fellow of the American Neurological Association, and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, where he is active in headache education, having directed several courses, and as chair of the Headache Topic Work Group of the Education Committee. He also serves on the Quality and Safety Subcommittee, the AAN Institute Minority Scholars Subcommittee, and served on the AAN Nomination Committee.

In addition to his activity on the AAN Education Committee, Flippen represents the ABPN on the Neurology Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, is conducting education research funded by the ABPN Faculty Fellowship award, and serves on several intramural committees charged with curricular innovation in the Geffen School of Medicine.

Flippen is also active within the general Los Angeles community through his service as a former trustee of the Carlthorp School, board member of 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, assistant scoutmaster and Merit Badge counselor for Troop 223 (Pacific Palisades) of the Boy Scouts of America, West Region Health and Wellness committee member for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc.