Thomas-OliviaAssistant Professor

Dept. of Epidemiology
School of Public Health

Contact Information:

Office Address: RPHB 523C
Phone: 205-975-7662
Websites: Dept. of Epidemiology Faculty Page


University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
BS, Health, 1994

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
MS, Nutrition, 1999

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
PhD, Nutrition Epidemiology, 2005

Post-Graduate Training:

University of Miami
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Exercise and Sport Science, 2005-6

Research Description:

Dr. Thomas’ current research interests include applied epidemiology for the prevention of obesity and chronic disease through physical activity and nutrition, food security, health disparities, and design of obesity randomized controlled trials. She has experience with large multi-center pediatric obesity intervention trials and clinical management of obesity in children and adults.


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