Associate Professor Rachel Thomson

Academic Title-Associate Professor

Greenslopes Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 3847 8890


Research Interests

  • Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease
  • Genetic relatedness of mycobacterial strains
  • Environmental ecology of mycobacteria


  • Baird, Timothy M., Carter, Robyn, Eather, Geoffrey and Thomson, Rachel (2017) Mycobacterium shimoidei, a rare pulmonary pathogen, Queensland, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23 11: 1919-1922. doi:10.3201/eid2311.170999

  • McLeay, Sarah C., Harvey, Wendy M., Romaniuk, Madeline N. M., Crawford, Darrell H. G., Colquhoun, David M., Young, Ross McD., Dwyer, Miriam, Gibson, John M., O'Sullivan, Robyn A., Cooksley, Graham, Strakosch, Christopher R., Thomson, Rachel M., Voisey, Joanne and Lawford, Bruce R. (2017) Physical comorbidities of post-traumatic stress disorder in Australian Vietnam War veterans. Medical Journal of Australia, 206 6: 251-257. doi:10.5694/mja16.00935

  • Thomson, Rachel, Donnan, Ellen and Konstantinos, Anastasios (2017) Notification of nontuberculous mycobacteria: an Australian perspective. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 14 3: 318-323. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201612-994OI

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