Audrey Alforque Thomas

Post Doctoral Researcher BA.,PhD

Contact Details

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Health Promotion Research Centre
Aras na Coiribe
NUI Galway
Galway

T: +353 (0)91 494181
E: Audrey.Thomas@nuigalway.ie
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Post Doctoral Researcher
c/o Dr. Michael Molcho
Health Promotion Research Centre
NUI Galway

E: Audrey.Thomas@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr Thomas is a post-doctoral research fellow currently focusing on cancer survivors in urban and rural Ireland. Previous projects include a qualitative, longitudinal study of HIV+ women in New York State and California, and a mixed-methods study of immigrant and native Black college students in California. Dr Thomas holds degrees in Sociology (AM and PhD) and Biology (AB).

 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Quality of life in urban and rural settings: a study of head and neck cancer survivors'
Thomas, AA; Timmons, A; Molcho, M; Pearce, A; Gallagher, P; Butow, P; O'Sullivan, E; Gooberman-Hill, R; O'Neill, C; Sharp, L (2014) 'Quality of life in urban and rural settings: a study of head and neck cancer survivors'. Oral Oncol, 50 (7):676-682 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Distance from treating hospital and colorectal cancer survivors' quality of life: a gendered analysis'
Thomas, AA; Gallagher, P; O'Ceilleachair, A; Pearce, A; Sharp, L; Molcho, M (2014) 'Distance from treating hospital and colorectal cancer survivors' quality of life: a gendered analysis'. Supportive Care In Cancer, [DOI] [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2013) The Black College Experience: Immigrant and native Black students on campus.
Thomas, Audrey Alforque (2013) The Black College Experience: Immigrant and native Black students on campus. El Paso, TX, USA: LFB Publishing. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Quality of life: rural vs urban cancer survivors'
Thomas, AA; Molcho, M (2014) 'Quality of life: rural vs urban cancer survivors' Cancer Professional, 8 (3) :10-12. [Details]
(2000) 'Like I just got a death sentence: Conditions affecting women's reactions to being told their HIV antibody test results'
Barnes DB; Alforque, A; Carter, K (2000) 'Like I just got a death sentence: Conditions affecting women's reactions to being told their HIV antibody test results' Research in the Sociology of Health Care, . [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'The Effect of Family Immigration History on Blacks in Higher Education'
Thomas, Audrey Alforque (2009) 'The Effect of Family Immigration History on Blacks in Higher Education' Sociology Compass, 3 (5) :836-846. [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'An Exploratory Study of Mothers' Perceptions of Acculturation within the Preschool Context'
Lara-Cinisomo, S; Thomas, AA (2013) 'An Exploratory Study of Mothers' Perceptions of Acculturation within the Preschool Context' National Head Start Association Dialog, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2013) Irish Cancer Society Survivorship Research Day,
Thomas, Audrey Alforque; Timmons, A; Molcho, M; Gallagher, P; O'Neill, C; Butow, P; Gooberman-Hill, R; O'Sullivan, E; Sharp, L (2013) Rurality and Quality of Life among Head and Neck Cancer Survivors in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Irish Cancer Society Survivorship Research Day, Dublin, Ireland , 19-SEP-13 - 19-SEP-13. [Details]
(1999) American Public Health Association Annual Meeting,
Donna B. Barnes and Audrey Alforque (1999) Like I just got a death sentence: HIV-positive women's experience of being told their HIV antibody status. [National Refereed Conference Paper], American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL , 22-JUN-99 - 25-JUN-99. [Details]
(2001) American Sociological Association Annual Meeting,
Audrey Alforque (2001) Numbers and Words: A mixed-method study of HIV-positive women. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA , 27-AUG-01 - 29-AUG-01. [Details]
(2004) American Sociological Association Annual Meeting,
Audrey Alforque Thomas (2004) The Effect of the Immigrant Family Experience on the Educational Outcomes of the Second Generation. [National Refereed Conference Paper], American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA , 25-AUG-04 - 30-JUL-04. [Details]
(2003) Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum,
Audrey Alforque Thomas (2003) In a Sea of White People: Black Students' Experiences on a Predominantly White College Campus. [Invited Paper], Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum, San Diego, CA , 28-MAY-03 - 31-MAY-04. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2004 Dissertation Grant Association for Institutional Research / National Postsecondary Education Cooperative
2006 Dissertation Grant American Educational Research Association / Institute of Education Sciences
2008 Dissertation Completion Fellowship Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Faculty Search Committee Member 01-SEP-04 / 01-JUN-05

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1996 University of California, Berkeley BACHELOR OF ARTS Integrative Biology
2011 Harvard University PhD Sociology

Consultancy

  Client Description
National Institutes of Health

Reviews

  Journal Role
Bmc Public Health Reviewer
Higher Education Reviewer

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Fall 2003 Gender Inequality and Work Teaching Fellow, Harvard University
Spring 2004 Health Policy and Medical Ethics Teaching Fellow, Harvard University