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Thomson, Maria, D., Ph.D.

  • Program Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Department
    Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine
  • Phone 804-210-0572
 
Department affiliations
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine
Education
MS, University of Alberta, Canada, 2005
PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2010
Disease focus of research

Breast, Hematologic Malignancies, Colorectal

Research keywords

Cancer disparities,Cancer education,Cancer risk behaviors,Community health,Health outcomes,Palliative care,Prevention/population health,Screening,Survivorship

Research description
The promotion of informed and shared decision making through effective communication and measuring and evaluating sociocultural and health disparities that influence cancer patient and caregiver information needs, knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
Contact information

Email: mthomson2@vcu.edu