Megan Thomas is a Master’s student in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary with a specialization in Health Services Research. She is under the supervision of Dr. Glen Hazlewood and Dr. Deborah Marshall. She completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences honours degree with a specialization in Health and Society, also at the University of Calgary. Megan has an interest in patient preferences and patient-oriented research. Her thesis work involves developing guidance on incorporating patient preferences to value health outcomes in clinical trials within rheumatology.