Education & Training

Medical Education-Dr. Thomas:

  • National Institute of Health, NIDDK, Liver Diseases Branch, MD; Hepatology Clinical Research Fellow; 2008-2011
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  • UNC-Chapel Hill, NC; Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship; 2006-2007
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  • University of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, Miami, FL; M.D.; 5/2007
  • University of Miami School Of Medicine, Miami, FL; Ph.D. Microbiology and Immunology; 5/2005
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  • Florida International University, Miami, FL; Honors College; 5/1998
  • Florida International University, Miami, FL; B.S. Biology w Published Honors Thesis; 5/1998-Magna Cum Laude
  • Florida International University, Miami, FL; B.A. Chemistry; 5/1998-Magna Cum Laude
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Certification:

  • Florida House Physician License HSE# 19517
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider

Experience:

  • CFAR Scientific Area of Research Leader, Comorbidities and Coinfections, 2013-Present
  • University of Miami FOCIS Center of Excellence; Associate Director, 2012-Present
  • University of Miami School of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Faculty; 2015-Present
  • University of Miami School of Medicine, Cell Biology Program Graduate Faculty; 2012-Present
  • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center; Associate Member, 2012-Present
  • Schiff Center for Liver Diseases; Co-Director Diagnostic Hepatology Laboratory, 2012-Present
  • Department of Cell Biology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL; Assistant Professor; 2012-Present

Editorial Responsibilities:

  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The Journal of Infectious Disease, Fall 2014-present.
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, The Journal of Translational Medicine, Fall 2011-present.
  • Ad-Hoc Manuscript Reviewer for P.N.A.S., J. of Infectious Diseases, J. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Journal of Immunology, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Future Medicine, Immunological Investigations, Journal of Urban Health, and Oncogene.

Professional and Honorary Organizations:

  • College on Problems of Drug Dependence (member since 2013)
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  • FOCIS: Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (member since 2012)
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  • American Gastroenterological Association (member since 2011)
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  • American Association of Immunologists (member since 2011)
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  • American Society for Microbiology (member since 2011)
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  • American Physician Scientists Association (member since 2010)
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  • Society for Clinical and Translational Science (member since 2008)
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  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (member since 2007)
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  • International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research (member since 2004)
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