J. Graham Thomas, PhD

Assistant Professor (research)

J. Graham Thomas, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Brown Alpert Medical School and the Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center of The Miriam Hospital. His research is focused on the use of technology for the assessment and treatment of health behaviors, with an emphasis on obesity and related health conditions.

Thomas has been awarded grants from the NIH and other institutions to use the Internet, smartphones and virtual reality technology to facilitate weight control via healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. Thomas also conducts research in the area of bariatric surgery and eating disorders. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from Drexel University in 2009.

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