Thomas (Tom) D. Thacher, M.D.

  1. Family Physician

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. 1987
    Internship/Residency - Family PracticeVentura County Medical Center, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
  2. 1984
    MDFamily Practice Honors Program, University of Utah School of Medicine
  3. 1980
    Research Assistant - Combustion EngineeringUniversity of Utah
  4. 1980
    BS - Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Utah
  5. 1979
    Research Assistant - Cellular BiologyUniversity of Utah

Certifications

  1. 1987
    Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Parker D. Sanders & Isabella G. Sanders Professor of Primary Care Mayo Clinic
  2. 2015
    Platinum Research Award (lifetime achievement award)Department of Family Medicine
  3. 2014
    Outstanding Contributions to Growth and Development of Family Medicine in NigeriaSociety of Family Physicians of Nigeria
  4. 2014
    2014 Researcher of the YearMinnesota Academy for Family Physicians
  5. 2007
    Award of ExcellenceJos University Teaching Hospital
  6. 2007
    Staff Merit Award 2006Jos University Teaching Hospital
  7. 2004
    Merit Award, For Research and Residency Training, Jos University Teaching HospitalAssociation of Resident Doctors
  8. 1999
    Interview on Calcium Deficiency RicketsVoice of America
  9. 1999
    Interview on BBC Radio Program; Health Matters #8221; Calcium-Deficiency RicketsBritish Broadcasting Corporation
  10. 1999
    Nutrition Paper of the MonthUNICEF Nutrition Section
  11. 1999
    Bibliography of Scientific Advances in Dietary Supplement ResearchNational Institutes of Health and Consumer Healthcare Products Association
  12. 1998
    Second Prize - Abstract Presentation - A Randomized Controlled Trial of Calcium and/or Vitamin D in the Treatment of Nutritional Rickets in Nigerian ChildrenSouth African Nutrition Congress
  13. 1994
    Full Accreditation of Family Medicine Residency Training ProgramNigerian Postgraduate Medical College
  14. 1980
    Magna Cum Laude GraduateUniversity of Utah
  15. 1976
    Honors Program with Honors DegreeUniversity of Utah

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberData Safety and Monitoring Board, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberRochester Epidemiology Project, Department of Health Sciences Research
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberEndocrine Society
  4. 2014 - present
    ChairQuality Review Board, Continuous Professional Development Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  5. 2014
    Vice ChairQuality Review Board, Continuous Professional Development Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  6. 2013 - 2014
    MemberQuality Review Board, Continuous Professional Development Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberAcademic Appointment and Promotions Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  8. 2011 - 2012
    MemberSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine
  9. 2011 - present
    MemberNorth American Primary Care Research Group
  10. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Nutrition
  11. 2010
    Grant Proposal ReviewerThrasher Research Fund
  12. 2010 - present
    MemberRecruitment Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  13. 2009 - 2011
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  14. 2009
    Symposium ChairCalcium and Vitamin D Controversies, Fifth International Conference on Children's Bone Health, Cambridge, England
  15. 2009 - present
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  16. 2009 - 2013
    MemberECH Appointment Workgroup, Employee and Community Health, Independent Multidisciplinary Programs
  17. 2009
    MemberGlobal Health Working Group, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  18. 2009 - present
    MemberFamily Medicine Executive Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  19. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  20. 2008 - 2012
    MemberPreceptor Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  21. 2008 - 2014
    MemberNavigation Work Group, Mayo Integrated Clinical Systems Committee (MICS), Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  22. 2007 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Family Medicine
  23. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  24. 2006 - 2010
    MemberBangladesh Rickets Consortium
  25. 2001 - 2005
    ExaminerFaculty of General Medical Practice, West African College of Physicians
  26. 2001 - 2002
    MemberCurriculum Committee, University of Jos, Medical School
  27. 1999
    Organizing ChairSociety of Family Physicians of Nigeria
  28. 1998 - 2006
    ExaminerNational Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria
  29. 1998 - 2007
    MemberSociety of Family Physicians of Nigeria
  30. 1997 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  31. 1995 - 2007
    MemberWest African College of Physicians
  32. 1995 - 2007
    MemberNigerian Medical Association
  33. 1995 - 2007
    MemberMedical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria
  34. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
  35. 1988 - present
    MemberChristian Medical and Dental Association
  36. 1984 - 1987
    MemberMedical Research Committee, Ventura County Medical Center, School of Medicine

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.