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Dr Becky Thomas

Dr Becky Thomas

Senior Lecturer in Population Health and Medical Sciences, Health Data Science

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 8157

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker


Dr Rebecca Thomas is a Senior Research Officer and Informatics Lead in the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru. In addition, Dr Thomas is the Co-programme Director for the MSc Diabetes Practice course. Dr Thomas has worked at Swansea University Medical School for 8 years and obtained her PhD from Cardiff University School of Medicine in 2015. Dr Thomas’s PhD thesis explored the Epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy and optimal screening intervals using data from the Diabetic Eye Service Wales (DESW) using parametric survival analysis.  

Areas Of Expertise

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Screening
  • Data analysis
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Systematic literature reviews
  • Meta-analysis

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
MSC Diabetes Practice

Dr Thomas is the Co-Programme Director for the MSc Diabetes Practice programme. Dr Thomas together with colleagues from the Diabetes Research group developed this programme to provide the knowledge and skills required for healthcare professionals who want to specialise in diabetes.


Research Award Highlights Collaborations