Tania Thomas

Thomas, Tania A

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Medicine: Infectious Diseases and International Health

Education

  • Clinical Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia
  • Residency, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
  • BA, Anthropology, Magna Cum Laude, Boston University
  • MD/MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Oregon Health Sciences University

Contact Information

PO Box 801340
MR-6 1st Floor, Room 1524
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434-243-9592
Fax: 434-924-0075
Email: tat3x@virginia.edu

Research Interests

Pediatric tuberculosis: epidemiology and biomarkers for diagnosis/prognosis

Research Description

Dr. Thomas’ research program involves the epidemiology and diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis (TB). She works with collaborators in TB-endemic settings within Tanzania, Pakistan and the Philippines. Her work focuses on biomarkers of TB, including pharmacokinetics of TB medications. She also conducts community-based contact investigation studies to increase the early detection of pediatric TB cases. Domestically, she serves as the state consultant for pediatric TB cases through the Virginia Department of Health.

Selected Publications