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Abraham Thomas, MD, MPH

Department of Medicine

Dr. Abraham ThomasInstitutional Leadership Roles

  • Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    MPH (2004)
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Intramural Research Training Associate (IRTA) Fellow (1997-1999)
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Pharmacology Research Associate Training (PRAT) Fellow (1995-1997)
  • University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Center, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pittsburgh, PA
    Fellow in Endocrinology and Metabolism (1992-1995)
  • University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine (1989-1992)
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY
    M.D. (1989)
  • Columbia College, New York, NY
    A.B. (1985)

Scholarly Foci

  • Patient Centered Care
  • Clinical Operations
  • Faculty Development
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Clinical Research

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Thomas's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Association of Specialty Professors
    • Member (2007-present)
    • President (2017-2018)
  • Central Society of Clinical Research
    • Member (2009-present)
    • President (2017-2018)
  • Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine
    • Member (2007-present)
    • Board of Directors (2016-2019)
  • American Federation of Medical Research
    • Member (1994-present)
    • President (2012-2013)
  • FDA Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee
    • Member (2008-2017)
    • Chair (2011-2012)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2009)
  • Top Doctors Hour Detroit Magazine (2008-2014)
  • U.S. Food and Drug Advisory Committee Service Award (2012)
  • American Diabetes Association Diabetes Champion Award, Nominee (2011)
  • K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (2002-2009)

Academic Office Contact Information

Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-4319
abraham.thomasMD@baystatehealth.org