Joanna E. Thomson, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-8092


Joanna Thomson, MD, MPH, is a fellowship-trained pediatric hospitalist. She has a special interest in caring for hospitalized children with medical complexity. Her research focuses on the impact parents and health systems have on health outcomes for these children. Additionally, she has participated in rapid evidence adoption and quality improvement work.

MD: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, 2008.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2008-2011.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2011.

MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2014.

Thomson J, Ambroggio L, Murtagh Kurowski E, Statile A, Iyer S, White CM, Shah SS. Hospital outcomes associated with guideline-recommended antibiotic therapy for pediatric pneumonia. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015;10(1):13-18.

Murtagh Kurowski E, Shah SS, Thomson J, Statile A, Sheehan B, Iyer S, White C, Ambroggio L. Improvement Methodology Increases Guideline Recommended Blood Cultures in Children with Pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2015.

Ambroggio L, Thomson J, Murtagh Kurowski E, Courter J, Statile A, Graham C, Sheehan B, Iyer S, Shah SS, White CM. Quality Improvement Methods to Increase Appropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Childhood Community Acquired Pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2013;131(5):e1623-31.

Tessing S, Amendt A, Jennings J, Thomson J, Auger KA, Gonzalez del Rey J. One Possible Future of Resident Hours: Interns’ Perspective on a One Month Trial of the Institute of Medicine Recommended Duty Hour Limits. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2009;1:185-7.