William Thomson, PhD
...William A. Thomson is Deputy Director of Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies and also holds an appointment as professor of Family and Community Medicine.
For the past 25 years, he
has directed numerous educational projects focusing on health-related issues funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, US Department of Education, the Health Resources Services Administration, and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute
.Dr. Thomson also serves as Director of the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) at BCM.The CEO
has produced award-winning science- and health-related materials (the nervous system and environmental health) for children and the general public, funded by the National Institutes of Health
.Widely published, he has served as guest editor for Academic Medicine.His
research interests are minority health and the applications of information technology in teaching and learning.Dr. Thomson
also is associate team lead for the NSBRI Education and Public Outreach Team.He received his doctoral degree in Administration and Health Education from Texas A&M University, College Station.