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Christan Thomas

Assistant Professor
Assistant Clinical Professor
Clinical Health Professions
Christan M. Thomas, PharmD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Clinical Health Professions in the College of Pharmacy at St John's University. Her specialty is hematology/oncology and she serves as clinical pharmacist for the lymphoma/multiple myeloma service at NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. In addition to clinical practice, Dr Thomas' current research focuses on interactions between HIV medications and chemotherapeutic agents. Before joining SJU, Dr Thomas obtained both a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and a PGY2 residency in hematology oncology from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where she served as chief resident. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a PharmD from East Tennessee State University where she received both the Baeteena M. Black Leadership Award and the Natural Standard Research Collaboration Award. Prior to pharmacy school, Dr Thomas received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications/journalism from Milligan College and spent five years as a professional writer/editor. Her work has appeared in newspapers and magazines in Tennessee, Texas, and New York, as well as on national Web sites.

Research Interests

Medication Safety among HIV-Infected Patients on HAART and Undergoing Chemotherapy for HIV-associated Lymphoma

Courses Taught

CPP
3153
INTRO TO ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
CPP
6112
ADVANCED THERAPEUTIC MGT
PHR
5108
DRUGS/NEOPLASTIC/ASSOC DISEASE

Select Publications

Journal Articles

Thomas, C. (2013). Potential Toxicity of Caffeine When Used as a Dietary Supplement for Weight Loss. J Diet Suppl..

Thomas, C. (2012). Anti-neoplastic activity of two flavone isomers derived from Gnaphalium elegans and Achyrocline bogotensis.. PLoS One.

Thomas, C. (2011). Cochrane Controversy: Primary Prevention with Statins. . Cardiovasc Pharmother Q Report..

Thomas, C. (2010). Pharmacy school unity in Tennessee. Student Pharmacist.

Others

Thomas, C. (2011). Adjuvant Treatment of a Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patient. In: Remington Pharmacy Complete Case Studies. Pharmaceutical Press.