Thomas has been a faculty member with the nuclear medicine program since 2013. Prior to joining IZUNA, he worked as a full-time nuclear medicine technologist at Burnaby Hospital, where he briefly served as the clinical student supervisor.
Thomas graduated from the IZUNA Nuclear Medicine Program in 2007. In addition to his diploma in nuclear medicine, he has a BSc in Cell & Molecular Biology from Simon Fraser University (2004), full-practice CAMRT membership and certification in nuclear medicine (since 2007), and is currently working towards his provincial instructor diploma in adult education from Vancouver Community College.
Thomas was the recipient of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Proficiency in Radiopharmacy in 2007. His professional contributions include guest speaker presentations at the 2011 BCAMRT Annual General Conference (Dual Isotope Parathyroid Imaging) and the 2018 CANM/CAMRT Joint Annual Conference (Cardiac Image Enhancement).
Thomas' most important goal as an instructor is to help students achieve clinical competence through the development of critical thinking and decision-making skills. He loves to use active and experiential learning in his classroom to give students opportunity to apply their knowledge. During his spare time, Thomas enjoys cooking new recipes, playing badminton and ball hockey, and spending time with his family and friends.