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Billy R. Thomas, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Public Health
  • Associate Professor, College of Public Health
  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Neonatology

Specialties

  • Neonatology

Contact Information

  • Email: BillyRThomas@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-296-1397
    Fax: 501-686-8937
    Address: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    4301 W. Markham St.
    Little Rock, AR 72205

Education

  • B.S., Arkansas State University
  • M.D., University Of Arkansas System
  • Masters in Public Health, Tulane University, 2004

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Recent Honors

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Award , University of Arkansas at Fayettville, 2008
  • Red Sash Award - College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010
  • Member of the Year Award, Arkansas Medical Dental and Pharmaceutical Association, 2011
  • Father Joseph H. Biltz Award , Just Communities of Arkansas, 2012
  • Keynote address at College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony, UAMS, 2013
  • Arkansas African American pioneers in Medicine and Science, 2014
  • Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail , 2014
  • The Museum of Discovery’s “Spark: Igniting a Passion for Science, Technology and Math. , Museum of Discovery, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Health and Health Care Disparities: the Effect of Social and Environmental Factors on Individual and Population Health. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(7), 7492-7507 2014 July; 11 (7)(7):7492-7507.
  • Journal Article, Lewellen, Charlotte., Johnson, Virginia., Goyol, Apollos., Henry-Tillman, Ronda. The POD: A New Model for Mentoring Underrepresented Minority Faculty.. Academic Medicine 2006 March; 81(3):275-279.
  • Journal Article, Henry-Tillman, Ronda., Rutledge, William., Gibson, Regina., Erwin, Debbie. Perception versus Reality- Cancer Screening in Primary Care Clinics. Supplement to Cancer. American Cancer Society. Supplement to Cancer. 2006 September; :2052-2061.
  • Journal Article, Watson, Andre., Duke, Kelly., Gibson, Regina., Henry-Tillman, Ronda. The Summer Science Discovery Program – Year 3. . July 2004, Washington D.C.. Cancer Health Disparities Summit - presentation booklet 2004
  • Journal Article, The effect of Simulated Weightlessness and Ovarectomy on Vitamin D Homeostasis in the Adult Rat. Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Vitamin D, 2000 11
  • Journal Article, The effect of Simulated Weightlessness and Ovarectomy on Vitamin D Homeostasis in the Adult Rat. Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Vitamin D 2000

Recent Grant Awards

  • The SENTINEL 1 Study: An Observational, Non-Interventional Study in the US to Characterize RSV Hospitalizations among Infants born at 29 to 35 weeks gestational age not receiving Immunoprophylaxis, AstraZeneca, D4800L00009, 2014-12-15 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00
  • The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Program, 2 R25 GM083247-05A1, 2008-02-01 00:00:00-2019-01-31 00:00:00
  • Thomas General Rsch account, 2006-10-30 00:00:00-2026-10-30 00:00:00

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