Adventist University of Health Sciences
Professor of Nursing at Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU), Orlando, Florida for six years. She teaches Mental Health, Health Promotion and Wellness courses in the BSN program. Dr. Thomas received the BSN and RN from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan; M.A. in Family and Community Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois; the MSN in Nursing Education from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and the PhD. in Nursing from Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida. Her professional experience includes being Medical-Surgical Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Clinical Educator, College Counselor and Nursing Faculty. Her research interests are in the areas of Mental Health, Integrative Care, and Health Promotion and Wellness. She has presented locally and nationally on Suicide Prevention, Living with Depression, Stress Management, Burnout in Nursing and Integrative Nursing care. She is active an active member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, having served on the Florida Chapter Board for four years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering in coordinating health seminars/fairs sponsored by her church, and travelling, especially to the Caribbean islands.
Nursing, Health Sciences, Mental Health