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Danny G. Thomas MD, MPH

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Emergency Medicine

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center
Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


Research Experience

  • Brain Concussion
  • Brain Injuries
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Brain Concussion
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Research Design
  • Leadership Positions

  • Co-Chair Board 1, CHW Human Research Protection Program
  • Research Director Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Co-Chair Traumatic Brain Injury Strategic Work Group
  • Publications (12)

  • Quantifying Activity Levels After Sport-Related Concussion Using Actigraph and Mobile (mHealth) Technologies. (Huber DL, Thomas DG, Danduran M, Meier TB, McCrea MA, Nelson LD) J Athl Train 2019 Sep;54(9):929-938 PMID: 31411898 PMCID: PMC6795103 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85072992585 08/15/2019       3 Citations
  • Onychomadesis as a Late Complication of Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease: A Case Series Shedding Light on Nail Shedding. (Kuehnel NA, Thach S, Thomas DG) Pediatr Emerg Care 2017 Nov;33(11):e122-e123 PMID: 29095779 11/03/2017    
  • Parental Knowledge and Recall of Concussion Discharge Instructions. (Thomas DG, Bradley L, Servi A, Reilly S, Niskala Apps J, McCrea M, Hammeke T) J Emerg Nurs 2018 Jan;44(1):52-56 PMID: 28527643 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020124168 05/22/2017       8 Citations
  • The Effectiveness of Prescribed Rest Depends on Initial Presentation After Concussion. (Sufrinko AM, Kontos AP, Apps JN, McCrea M, Hickey RW, Collins MW, Thomas DG) J Pediatr 2017 06;185:167-172 PMID: 28365025 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016637815 04/04/2017       14 Citations
  • Statements of Agreement From the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM) Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October 15-16, 2015. (Collins MW, Kontos AP, Okonkwo DO, Almquist J, Bailes J, Barisa M, Bazarian J, Bloom OJ, Brody DL, Cantu R, Cardenas J, Clugston J, Cohen R, Echemendia R, Elbin RJ, Ellenbogen R, Fonseca J, Gioia G, Guskiewicz K, Heyer R, Hotz G, Iverson GL, Jordan B, Manley G, Maroon J, McAllister T, McCrea M, Mucha A, Pieroth E, Podell K, Pombo M, Shetty T, Sills A, Solomon G, Thomas DG, Valovich McLeod TC, Yates T, Zafonte R) Neurosurgery 2016 Dec;79(6):912-929 PMID: 27741219 PMCID: PMC5119544 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84996542635 10/16/2016       91 Citations
  • Activity-Related Symptom Exacerbations After Pediatric Concussion. (Silverberg ND, Iverson GL, McCrea M, Apps JN, Hammeke TA, Thomas DG) JAMA Pediatr 2016 Oct 01;170(10):946-953 PMID: 27479847 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84996503901 08/02/2016       31 Citations
  • Significance of Circulating Tumor Cells in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients within a Randomized, Phase II Trial: TBCRC 019. (Paoletti C, Li Y, Muñiz MC, Kidwell KM, Aung K, Thomas DG, Brown ME, Abramson VG, Irvin WJ Jr, Lin NU, Liu MC, Nanda R, Nangia JR, Storniolo AM, Traina TA, Vaklavas C, Van Poznak CH, Wolff AC, Forero-Torres A, Hayes DF, Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)) Clin Cancer Res 2015 Jun 15;21(12):2771-9 PMID: 25779948 PMCID: PMC5521206 03/18/2015       51 Citations
  • Benefits of strict rest after acute concussion: a randomized controlled trial. (Thomas DG, Apps JN, Hoffmann RG, McCrea M, Hammeke T) Pediatrics 2015 Feb;135(2):213-23 PMID: 25560444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922641444 01/07/2015       266 Citations
  • Benefits of Strict Rest After Acute Concussion: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Danny George Thomas, MD, MPH, Jennifer N. Apps, PhD, Raymond G. Hoffmann, PhD, Michael McCrea, PhD, Thomas Hammeke, PhDb) Pediatrics 01/05/2015    
  • Use of modified acute concussion evaluation tools in the emergency department. (Zuckerbraun NS, Atabaki S, Collins MW, Thomas D, Gioia GA) Pediatrics 2014 Apr;133(4):635-42 PMID: 24616361 03/13/2014       49 Citations
  • Identifying neurocognitive deficits in adolescents following concussion. (Thomas DG, Collins MW, Saladino RA, Frank V, Raab J, Zuckerbraun NS) Acad Emerg Med 2011 Mar;18(3):246-54 PMID: 21401786 PMCID: PMC3076718 03/16/2011       31 Citations
  • Parent expectations and comfort with discussion of normal childhood sexuality and sexual abuse prevention during office visits. (Thomas D, Flaherty E, Binns H) Ambul Pediatr 2004 May-Jun;4(3):232-6 PMID: 15153058 05/22/2004       18 Citations
  • Last update: 04/16/2021