Nicole E. Thomas
Cytotechnologist Specialist, II
College of American Pathologists
Nicole Thomas is the Director of the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center for Evidence-Based Guidelines. She received her Bachelor’s in Biology from Kentucky State University and received additional laboratory certification at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. A Chicago native, she worked as a cytotechnologist while completing her Master’s in Public Health from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and joined the CAP in 2009. Nicole has led more than seven expert panels and several medical professional societies through the process of developing evidence-based guidelines to advance the specialty of pathology and laboratory medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to Ella Fitzgerald.