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Innovative interventions, symptom science, lifespan health.


Dr. Thompson’s program of research has focused on both preventing and improving outcomes from traumatic brain injury, with a particular emphasis on older adults. She is examining ways in which technology can aid in injury prevention or assist in the recovery process should a traumatic injury occur. She co-leads the HEALTH-E research group with Dr. George Demiris.

Awards and accolades:
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America
  • Member, Washington State Academy of Sciences


Aging and Informatics Seminar, Proposal Development, Omics and Symptom Science Seminar

Representative publications: