Cynthia A Thomson
Director, Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
Distinguished Professor
Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program
Professor, Public Health
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Research Interest
Dr. Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, is a Professor and Director of the Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. Dr. Thomson holds joint appointments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Medicine. Her research emphasis includes dietary intervention in breast and ovarian cancer survivors, as well as behavioral interventions for weight control and metabolic regulation. Dr. Thomson received her Ph.D. from the Interdisciplinary Program in Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona and completed NCI-sponsored post-doctoral training at the University of Arizona Cancer Center with a focus on diet and cancer prevention.