Research Education Academic Lead

Research Education Lead

Dr Rae Thomas is an Associate Professor in Evidence-Based Practice and commenced as the Research Education Lead for the Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre in April 2022 . She has taught hundreds of clinicians and researchers in evidence-based practice, research translation skills, conducted research mentoring, co-developed clinician-led research projects, conducted project consultation, and provided HDR and post-doctoral supervision.

Her research has focused on reducing the gap between research evidence and clinical practice. Rae’s passion is to improve evidence-based decision making in clinical practice and to use community engagement strategies to improve health systems and policy. Her program of research has included developing, implementing, and evaluating randomised controlled trials, exploring processes in health decision making, and translating evidence to practice and policy.

Learn more about Rae's work as the TAAHC Research Education Lead by downloading the flyer below.

Research Training Opportunities

Contact us

Get in touch to learn more about the research training opportunities available through TAAHC:

Bonnie Eklom

Manager, Program Operations

[email protected]

(07) 47 81 5036