Gay R. Thomas

Senior Administrative Program Specialist

grthomas@wisc.edu

608-262-9532

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.