Teresa Thomas

University of Pittsburgh

Teresa Thomas

University of Pittsburgh

Biography

Dr. Teresa Hagan Thomas, PhD, RN is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing where she specializes in oncology, women’s health, health policy research. Her program of research focuses on promoting patient self-advocacy in cancer care and engaging multiple stakeholders in the promotion of patient health and quality of life. Dr. Thomas and her team have created a serious game to teach patients recently diagnosed with advanced cancer to advocate for their needs and priorities. She is active in the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Pittsburgh chapter as well as several other community and cancer organizations.