Dr. Kevin “Kip” Thomas comes to Boston University from the greater Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, having earned his doctorate from George Mason University, School of Public Policy, in Fairfax Virginia.
Dr. Thomas is developing the Master’s of Science in Biomedical Crisis Management Program for BUMC. Currently, he is teaching a statistics course for graduate students this semester.
Dr. Thomas’s experience includes over 20 years of military service, both in the field as a submariner, and in the Pentagon. He has broad teaching experience to diverse groups and was the founding Research Programs Director for the Critical Infrastructure Protection Program, a $20-plus million dollar research program for developing and analyzing methods of critical infrastructure protection and cyber security. Providing project oversight for more than 50 research activities into critical infrastructures conducted across a consortium of more than 14 universities, Dr. Thomas has personally led or participated as a researcher in a number of these projects.
His office is currently located in the Evans Biomedical Research Center at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine.
- Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences
- George Mason University, PhD
- George Mason University, MBA
- Published on 8/23/2023
Maxwell SP, Brooks C, Kim D, McNeely CL, Cho S, Thomas KC. Improving Surveillance of Human Tick-Borne Disease Risks: Spatial Analysis Using Multimodal Databases. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2023 Aug 23; 9:e43790. PMID: 37610812.
- Published on 6/23/2022
Maxwell SP, Brooks C, McNeely CL, Thomas KC. Neurological Pain, Psychological Symptoms, and Diagnostic Struggles among Patients with Tick-Borne Diseases. Healthcare (Basel). 2022 Jun 23; 10(7). PMID: 35885705.
- Published on 4/18/2022
Brooks C, McNeely CL, Maxwell SP, Thomas KC. Assessing Tick-Borne Disease Risk and Surveillance: Toward a Multi-Modal Approach to Diagnostic Positioning and Prediction. Microorganisms. 2022 Apr 18; 10(4). PMID: 35456881.
- Published on 4/30/2020
Abrami A, Heisig S, Ramos V, Thomas KC, Ho BK, Caggiano V. Using an unbiased symbolic movement representation to characterize Parkinson's disease states. Sci Rep. 2020 04 30; 10(1):7377. PMID: 32355166.
- Published on 1/17/2020
Erb MK, Karlin DR, Ho BK, Thomas KC, Parisi F, Vergara-Diaz GP, Daneault JF, Wacnik PW, Zhang H, Kangarloo T, Demanuele C, Brooks CR, Detheridge CN, Shaafi Kabiri N, Bhangu JS, Bonato P. mHealth and wearable technology should replace motor diaries to track motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease. NPJ Digit Med. 2020; 3:6. PMID: 31970291.
- Published on 1/17/2020
Erb MK, Karlin DR, Ho BK, Thomas KC, Parisi F, Vergara-Diaz GP, Daneault JF, Wacnik PW, Zhang H, Kangarloo T, Demanuele C, Brooks CR, Detheridge CN, Shaafi Kabiri N, Bhangu JS, Bonato P. mHealth and wearable technology should replace motor diaries to track motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease. NPJ Digit Med. 2020 Jan 17; 3(1):6. PMID: 33452390.
- Published on 12/1/2019
Allgaier RL, Shaafi-Kabiri N, Romney CA, Wallis LA, Burke JJ, Bhangu J, Thomas KC. Use of Predictive Modeling to Plan for Special Event Medical Care During Mass Gathering Events. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2019 12; 13(5-6):874-879. PMID: 31169107.
- Published on 5/24/2018
Shaafi Kabiri N, Syed S, Bali T, Karlin DR, Binneman B, Tan Y, Steinman A, Cote AC, Thomas KC. Evaluation of the use of the Scale for the Assessment and Rating of Ataxia (SARA) in healthy volunteers and patients with schizophrenia. J Neurol Sci. 2018 08 15; 391:40-44. PMID: 30103968.
- Published on 1/1/2012
Thomas, Kevin and Suen, Winnie. Methods for Assessing and Developing Understanding of Resiliency in Communities. Rebuilding Sustainable Communities with Vulnerable Populations after the Cameras Have Gone: A worldwide study. Awotona, Adenrele (ed.). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. UK. 2012.
- Published on 1/1/2011
Nicogossian, Arnauld; Zimmerman, Thomas; Addo-Ayensu, Gloria; Thomas, Kevin; Kreps, Gary L.; Ebadirad, Nelya; and Gautam, Sulava. “The Use of U.S. Academic Institutions in Community Medical Disaster Recovery.”. World Medical & Health Policy. 2011; 3(1).