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Patty Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor
Patty Wilson
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Community
  • Mental Health
  • Social Determinants of Health/Poverty
  • Trauma


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 underserved minority populations. Dr. Wilson is a co-Principal Investigator of the Passport to Freedom program, which provides psycho-educational sessions to formerly incarcerated women to promote self-awareness of the link between trauma and health and 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 alum 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.

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  • Publications/Research

    Han H., McKenna S., Nkimbeng M.., Wilson P., Rives S., Ajomagberin O., Alkawaldeh M., Maruthur N., Sharps P. (2019). A systematic review of community health center-based interventions for people with diabetes. Journal of Community Health.

    Han, H., Kim, K., Murphy, J., Cudjoe, J., Wilson, P., Sharps, P., & Farley, J. (2018). Community health worker interventions to promote psychosocial outcomes among people living with HIV-A systematic review. PLOS One, 13(4), e094928.

    Wilson, P., Laughon, K. (2015). House to house, shelter to shelter: Experiences of black women seeking housing after leaving abusive relationships. Journal of Forensic Nursing. 11(2), 77-83.

    Wilson, P; Pugh, L., (2005). Promoting nutrition in breastfeeding women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 34(1), 120-124.

  • Awards/Honors

    2018   STTI Research Award

    2017-2018   ANA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program Post Doctorate

    2011-2016   ANA/ SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program Pre Doctorate

    2011-2013   AACN Johnson and Johnson Minority Nurse Faculty Scholar Award