Liz Thomas, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Michigan (MI) (2000)
Internship:
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program (2007)
Residency:
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program, Internal Medicine (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2014)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Halliday TM, Rynders CA, Thomas E, Bergouignan A, Pan Z, Kealey EH, Cornier MA, Bessesen DH. Appetite-Related Responses to Overfeeding and Longitudinal Weight Change in Obesity-Prone and Obesity-Resistant Adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Feb;28(2):259-267. PubMed PMID: 31970906
  • Thomas EA, Zaman A, Cornier MA, Catenacci VA, Tussey EJ, Grau L, Arbet J, Broussard JL, Rynders CA. Later Meal and Sleep Timing Predicts Higher Percent Body Fat. Nutrients. 2020 Dec 29;13(1). PubMed PMID: 33383648
  • Rynders CA, Thomas EA, Zaman A, Pan Z, Catenacci VA, Melanson EL. Effectiveness of Intermittent Fasting and Time-Restricted Feeding Compared to Continuous Energy Restriction for Weight Loss. Nutrients. 2019 Oct 14;11(10). PubMed PMID: 31614992
  • Legget KT, Cornier MA, Bessesen DH, Mohl B, Thomas EA, Tregellas JR. Greater Reward-Related Neuronal Response to Hedonic Foods in Women Compared with Men. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Feb;26(2):362-367. PubMed PMID: 29239138
  • Legget KT, Cornier MA, Bessesen DH, Mohl B, Thomas EA, Tregellas JR. Greater Reward-Related Neuronal Response to Hedonic Foods in Women Compared with Men. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29239138
  • Thomas EA, Mcnair B, Bechtell JL, Ferland A, Cornier MA, Eckel RH. Greater hunger and less restraint predict weight loss success with phentermine treatment. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Jan;24(1):37-43. PubMed PMID: 26584649
  • Thomas EA, Mcnair B, Bechtell JL, Ferland A, Cornier MA, Eckel RH. Greater hunger and less restraint predict weight loss success with phentermine treatment. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Jan;24(1):37-43. PubMed PMID: 26584649
  • Thomas EA, Higgins J, Bessesen DH, McNair B, Cornier MA. Usual breakfast eating habits affect response to breakfast skipping in overweight women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Apr;23(4):750-9. PubMed PMID: 25755093
  • Cornier MA, Shott ME, Thomas EA, Bechtell JL, Bessesen DH, Tregellas JR, Frank GK. The effects of energy balance, obesity-proneness and sex on the neuronal response to sweet taste. Behav Brain Res. 2015 Feb 1;278:446-52. PubMed PMID: 25447301
  • Cornier MA, McFadden KL, Thomas EA, Bechtell JL, Bessesen DH, Tregellas JR. Propensity to obesity impacts the neuronal response to energy imbalance. Front Behav Neurosci. 2015;9:52. PubMed PMID: 25767441
  • Dhurandhar EJ, Dawson J, Alcorn A, Larsen LH, Thomas EA, Cardel M, Bourland AC, Astrup A, St-Onge MP, Hill JO, Apovian CM, Shikany JM, Allison DB. The effectiveness of breakfast recommendations on weight loss: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Aug;100(2):507-13. PubMed PMID: 24898236
  • Cornier MA, Shott ME, Thomas EA, Bechtell JL, Bessesen DH, Tregellas JR, Frank GK. The effects of energy balance, obesity-proneness and sex on the neuronal response to sweet taste. Behav Brain Res. 2014 Oct 30;278C:446-452. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25447301
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Professional Memberships

  • Endocrine Society, Member
  • The Obesity Society, Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2650

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2009)
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Board Certification (2012)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Endocrine Cancer (Parathyroid, Adrenal, Carcinoid)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Cancer
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adrenal Diseases
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Lipidosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Osteoporosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Michigan (MI) (2000)
Internships:
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program (2007)
Residency Programs:
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program, Internal Medicine (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2014)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes
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