Patty Wilson

Patty Wilson



Patty Wilson’s clinical practice and research focus on improving the lives of those who have experienced trauma and working to create community-based interventions that address social determinants of health and promote health equity in BIPOC communities. She teaches pre-licensure MEN students and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) students. For her faculty practice, Dr. Wilson is the site coordinator for doctoral nursing students working as community health nurses at the House of Ruth Maryland, a shelter for families escaping intimate partner violence. Dr. Wilson has an extensive network of collaborations through her role at the House of Ruth Maryland and as principal investigator of the Passport to Freedom program, which provides psycho-educational sessions for women to promote self-awareness of the link between trauma and health and offers strategies to cope with symptoms of trauma/stress. Dr. Wilson practices as a PMHNP in a community-based behavioral health office in Baltimore City. She is an alumna of the ANA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program and completed her doctoral and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner studies at the University of Virginia School of Nursing.

JHU Center Affiliation:
Center for Community Programs, Innovation, and Scholarship (COMPASS)

Specialties and Expertise
  • Community
  • Disparities
  • Mental Health
  • PTSD
  • Public Health
  • Resilience/Stress Coping
  • Self-Care
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Trauma
  • Violence