Professor of Surgery,
Chief, Trauma, Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery
West Virginia University
Dr. Wilson is a Professor of Surgery and Executive Director of the Critical Care and Trauma Institute at West Virginia University. She earned her MD from Baylor College of Medicine, Texas. She completed her Surgical Residency and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship in the Michel E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. She serves as Vice-Chair for the Department of Surgery at WVU and Chief, Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care. She was named the Skewes’ Family Chair in Trauma, the first endowed Chair in the department. She has contributed to over 35 professional societies. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the largest professional trauma society. She is involved in the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. She is the Chair of the WV Committee on Trauma and the National Chair for the Rural Trauma Team Development Course. She is a member of the Rural Committee on Trauma and serves as an ACS trauma center reviewer as part of the Verification and Review program.
Dr. Wilson has published or participated in, nearly 100 Peer Reviewed Publications, Book Chapters, Abstracts, Clinical Research Papers and Competitions. Dr. Wilson’s research focus has been the role of biofilms in infections, management of severe chest wall injuries and novel teaching techniques. She received the Dean’s Award for Clinical Service and has received several teaching awards. Recently, she has helped establish the WVU Section for Military and Austere Medicine and Surgery whose focus is to further trauma care in resource restricted environments and enhance educational opportunities for those who work and live in those regions.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Monday, September 14, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM