Letha Thomas

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Ph.D. Nursing

Letha Thomas, Ph.D., R.N, BSN, MSN
Dr. Letha Thomas is an educator, leader, administrator and a researcher with wide-ranging clinical and instructional experience in nursing, research and health care administration. She brings an extensive experience to Walden University and provides assurance to educating professional nurses with her strong administrative and training skills. Letha Thomas is a health scientist at Center for Disease control and Prevention. She has practiced Maternal‐Newborn nursing for 30 years and she has devoted to teaching in the same focus area. Prior to becoming a health scientist at the CDC, she has held several leadership positions at Emory University, Winship Cancer institute and Sidra Medical and Research center. Dr. Letha Thomas received her Ph.D. in Health Care Administration from Walden University, she was trained in the Indian Army for her bachelor’s in nursing and has worked as a clinical researcher in India, Middle East and the United States. She received her BSN from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India and her MSN from the Royal college of Nursing, Manchester University. She has several publications in international journals. Her publications and research interests include maternal fetal medicine topics, cancer research, clinical trials, diabetes in pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, global HIV, TB and birth defects.

Courses Taught

NUR 8544 - Strategies for Teaching Innovations in Nursing Education

NURS 8301 - Effectively Leading Organizations in Quality Improvement Initiatives

NURS 8410 - Best Practices In Nursing Specialties

NURS 8600/8601 - DNP Practicum


PhD, Walden University

MSN, Royal College of Nursing

BSN, Armed Forces Medical College