Dr Thomas (PhD, MPH, Sp.Path) is a Research Fellow within the Centre for Online Health, Centre for Health Services Research at The University of Queensland. Her current research focuses on using telehealth within the care and management of people with cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases to enhance self-management and reduce barriers to access. As an implementation science researcher, she is interested in scaling-up effective interventions, monitoring the quality of their delivery and ensuring equitable provision of health services.
Dr Thomas sits on the Editorial Board for the journal Implementation Science Communications. She is also a selected member of the Emerging Leaders Committee for the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance (ACvA), and a committee member of the Australian Cardiovascular health and Rehabilitation Association (QLD branch).