Stephen B. Thomas, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized, African American leader in minority health research and community engagement and has been a lead investigator of multiple studies investigating racial differences in health outcomes.
In 1997, Dr. Thomas received an NIH-NIAID Mentored Career Development award (K01) in bioethics and completed certificates in research ethics at Georgetown University and the University of Washington. His K01 research explored the legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and led to the development of a “distrust, race and research” survey instrument, which informs researchers about the willingness of individuals to participate in clinical trials. Click below to learn more:
- Maryland Center for Health Equit - University of Maryland School of Public Health