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photo J. Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Email: wilsonjd@pitt.edu

Contact
Office: 200 Meyran Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
E-mail: wilsonjd@pitt.edu
Education and Training
Education
Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 2004
Doctor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 2010
Masters in Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2015
Training
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Internship and Residency, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2014
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2017
Research Interest
Dr. Wilson's research interests include reducing substance use-related health disparities, with an emphasis on opioid use disorders in adolescent and adult populations. Her work includes integrating harm reduction into primary care settings, developing low threshold models of care to improve engagement and retention of vulnerable populations, and improving resilience and coping using mindfulness as a strategy to mitigate chronic pain.