Medical Advisor

Teresa Hagan Thomas PHD, BA, RN

Dr. Teresa Hagan Thomas is a registered nurse specializing in oncology and is a scientist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Dr. Thomas has an active, funded program of research focusing on promoting patient self-advocacy among individuals with cancer, including testing patient interventions to promote self-advocacy, patient-centered care, and quality of life.


  • University of Pittsburgh, BSN, PhD
  • University of Notre Dame, BA


  • Registered Nurse

Professional Accomplishments

  • Gold Award for Healthcare Games – International Serious Play Award Program – Strong Together
  • Jonas Policy Scholar of the American Academy of Nursing



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