David Thomas is Medical Director of the Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly in Saint Louis. He is Professor Emeritus in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Thomas is certified in both Internal Medicine and in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Geriatrics Society, and the Gerontological Society of America. He has received the Sir William Osler Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching at Saint Louis University Department of Medicine.
Dr. Thomas currently serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. He is a past Associate Editor of the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences and served on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Annals of Long Term Care. Dr. Thomas is an alumnus of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. Dr. Thomas has served on the Clinical Practice Committee of the American Medical Directors Association and is Past President and on the current Board of Directors of the Missouri Association of Long-Term Care Physicians.
He has been honored as a John A. Hartford Faculty Fellow Award in Geriatrics and by inclusion in the Marquis' Who's Who in America and is listed in The Best Doctors in America, Top Doctors in Saint Louis, and Castle Connorly Top Doctors in America. He is a frequent invited educational speaker both nationally and internationally. Dr. Thomas is active in the American Geriatrics Society, the Gerontological Society of America, the American College of Physicians, the American Federation for Clinical Research, the American Medical Directors Association, the American Society of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition, and the Wound Healing Society. He has authored over 176 publications and clinical investigations well as 70 books or book chapters. Dr. Thomas is co-editor of Geriatric Nutrition, a book related to nutritional issues in older people.