Thomas Nicholson

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Thomas Nicholson is a health educator and drug policy specialist.[1] He was reportedly included on President Obama's shortlist of candidates for the appointment as the nation's "drug czar" and was endorsed for the position by numerous public health groups.[2] He has coordinated the DRUGNET Study, an on-line survey of adult drug users.[3]

He earned his M.P.H. in at the University of Texas School of Public Health and his Ph.D. in at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.[4] He also earned an M.A.Ed. in counseling from Western Kentucky University.[4]


  1. ^ "Western Kentucky University Department of Public Health Faculty and Staff". Archived from the original on 2007-07-08. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  2. ^ "How About a Competent Drug Czar for a Change?". December 14, 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ "The Hidden Population" (PDF). The Western Scholar. Fall 2005. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  4. ^ a b "CSDP/PRDI Experts Directory". Retrieved 2007-07-15. 

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