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					JONEIS THOMAS, PH.D.                                      Phone: (202) 806-9454
HU Dept. of Psychology, Rm. N-276                         Phone: (804) 761-1944
Washington, DC 20059                            

                              CURRICULUM VITAE

Registrant #50907, National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology
DC Licensed Psychologist # PSY1000247
VA Licensed Clinical Psychologist # 0810003457
NC Licensed Psychologist # 2501 & Health Services Provider Certification


6/1996-6/1997        Internship     Medical College of Virginia (APA-Approved),
                                    Richmond, VA

1/1995-5/1997        Ph.D.          University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
                                    Clinical Psychology (APA Approved)

8/1992-1/1995        M.A.           University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
                                    Clinical Psychology (APA Approved)

8/1988-5/1992        B.S.           Howard University, Washington, DC
                                    Major: Psychology, Summa Cum Laude


8/2006-present       ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
                     Howard University, Department of Psychology
                     Washington, DC

                     □ Research Interests: behavioral medicine/health psychology,
                       obesity, psychological evaluation for bariatric surgery,
                       wellness promotion in minorities
                     □ Co-founded the Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
                       Research Center (HealthPARC)
                     □ Instructor for graduate level courses in Clinical Assessment I
                       and Clinical Assessment II
                     □ Instructor for undergraduate courses in Abnormal Psychology
                       and Psychological Testing
Joneis Thomas, Ph.D.                                                                      2

7/2000-5/2001          ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
                       University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health
                       Sciences, Occupational Therapy Dept., Grand Forks, ND

                          Co-director of the Graduate Program: develop a Master’s
                           degree curriculum in occupational therapy
                          Instructor for upper-level undergraduate courses in
                           Personal/Professional Development, Group Therapy
                           Leadership, and Research Methods
                          Co-instructor for Psychosocial Aspects of Children,
                           Adolescents, and Young Adults and Psychosocial Aspects of
                           the Maturing Adult

9/1995-5/1996          TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS (University of Virginia)

                          Personality Assessment (Graduate): taught the lab portion of
                           the course; coordinated student practice experiences; graded
                          The Psychology of Oppression and Social Change: co-taught
                           the course; coordinated student field assignments (women's
                           shelter coverage, court monitoring) and outreach activities


                       1629 K St., NW, Ste. 300, Washington, DC

                          Bariatric surgery psychological evaluation
                          Individual psychotherapy

                       STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST
                       The Citadel, Counseling Center, Charleston, SC

                          Conduct mandated substance use evaluations
                          Short-term therapy, career assessment, crisis intervention
                          Coordinate outreach programming
                          Administer a substance abuse prevention grant
                          Leadership role on the Binge Drinking Task Force
Joneis Thomas, Ph.D.                                                                        3

                       Duke University Medical Center/Duke Employee Assistance
                       Program, Durham, NC

                          Assessment, short-term individual and couples psychotherapy,
                           crisis management, referral, consultation (e.g., diversity issues)
                          Managed care gatekeeping: authorization of psychiatric
                           hospitalization and case management
                          Developed and implemented a curriculum in domestic violence
                           for family and community medicine residents
                          Instructor/preceptor for family medicine residents: adult
                           psychopathology in primary care, interviewing and counseling
                           techniques (7/98-6/99); family functioning issues in primary
                           care, interviewing and counseling techniques (10/97-6/98)
                          Developed EAP research activities in treatment utilization,
                           outcome and quality assurance
                          EAP-related seminars and critical incident stress debriefing

4/1999-9/1999          SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR
                       Orange/Durham Coalition for Battered Women, Durham, NC

                          Facilitated a support group for women in abusive relationships

6/1996-6/1997          CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY INTERN
                       Medical College of Virginia-Virginia Commonwealth University
                       (APA-Approved), Richmond, VA

                          Substance Abuse/HIV: short-term therapy, inpatient substance
                           abuse consultation, group therapy, assessment of HIV-related
                           dementia, medication/substance abuse in chronic pain patients
                          Consultation-liaison psychiatry: psychological and
                           neuropsychological evaluations of organ transplant patients,
                           short-term therapy and consultation with medically ill patients
                          General outpatient psychiatry: short/long-term therapy,
                           cognitive/personality assessment, emergency room evaluation

9/1993-4/1996          CLINICAL PRACTICA

                          Pain Management Center, University of Virginia Health
                           Sciences Center: assessment, therapy, and consultation
                          Controlling Family Violence Group: group therapy for court-
                           mandated domestic violence offenders
                          Western State Hospital Acute Admissions Unit: assessment,
                           individual and group therapy
                          Mary Ainsworth Psychological Clinic, University of Virginia:
                           assessment and therapy with college students
Joneis Thomas, Ph.D.                                                                     4


Madhere, S, Mwendwa, D.T., Thomas, J, Willis, T.D., Callender, C.O., Campbell, A, &
Levy-Massey, S.A. (2008). Stress, social support, coping with racism impact lipid
regulation: A possible role of cytokines. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Thomas, J., Turkheimer, E., & Oltmanns, T. (2000). Psychometric analysis of racial
differences on the Maudsley Obsessional Compulsive Inventory. Assessment, 7(3), 247-

Jones, D.R., Harrell, J.P., Morris-Prather, C.E., Thomas, J., & Omawale, N. (1996).
Affective and physiological responses to racism: The roles of afrocentrism and mode of
presentation. Ethnicity Discourse, 6, 109-122.

King, D.L., & Thomas, J. (1993). Two effects of context on the presence/absence of
connecting segments. Perception and Psychophysics, 53(3), 489-497.

PUBLICATIONS (non-journal)

Thomas, J. (2003). Biofeedback. In The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders (Vol. 1,
pp. 121-125). New York: Thompson-Gale.

Thomas, J. (2003). Cognitive Retraining. In The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
(Vol. 1, pp. 224-226). New York: Thompson-Gale.

Thomas, J. (2003). Crisis Intervention. In The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
(Vol. 1, pp. 255-258). New York: Thompson-Gale.

Thomas, J. (2003). Exposure Treatment. In The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
(Vol. 1, pp. 381-386). New York: Thompson-Gale.

Thomas, J. (2003). Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory. In The Gale
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders (Vol. 2, pp. 953-955). New York: Thompson-Gale.


Thomas, J., Mwendwa, D.T., Madhere, S., Morehead, D., Ali, M., Callender, C.O., &
Campbell, A. (2008, December). Biopsychosocial Predictors of Obesity in African
Americans. Poster presented at The National Institutes of Health Summit: The Science of
Eliminating Health Disparities, National Harbor, MD.

Mwendwa, D.T., Thomas, J., Crump, S., Callender, C.O., Morehead, J., Wiley, J.,
Brownlow, J., & Campbell, A.L. (2008, July). Anger/Hostility and Depression Associated
with an Inflammatory Marker of Cardiovascular Disease in African-Americans. Poster
presented at The International Society on Hypertension in Blacks: 23rd Annual
Joneis Thomas, Ph.D.                                                                       5

International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension and Related Cardiovascular
Risk Factors in Ethnic Populations, New Orleans, LA.

Fingers, E., & Thomas, J. (2006, July). Renewing our focus on the total needs of college
student athletes. Presented at the annual meeting of the Mid-Eastern Atlantic
Conference, Hampton, VA.

Thomas, J., & Tate, D. (1995, October). Grappling with community issues in conducting
a treatment group for male perpetrators of domestic violence. Paper presented at the 12th
annual Southeastern Eco-Community conference, Smith Mountain Lake, VA.

Thomas, J., Turkheimer, E., & Oltmanns, T. (1994). Psychometric analysis of racial
differences on the Maudsley Obsessional Compulsive Inventory. Poster presented at the
28th annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San
Diego, CA.


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