Gay R. Thomas

Senior Administrative Program Specialist


5136 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

Gay Thomas helped start the Wisconsin Network for Research Support (WINRS), an innovative patient and community engagement resource based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing. Gay is passionate about improving research by working with research teams to effectively engage stakeholders and study participants, especially people from under-represented communities. She works with WINRS colleagues to run the Community Advisors on Research Design and Strategies (CARDS)® — unique community advisory groups that meet with researchers to offer feedback on a wide range of project materials.