Jessica Wilson PhD, RN, APRN
Associate Professor, Director of Online Innovation, Director of Professional Development

Jessica Wilson received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Midway College and a master's degree from Spalding University with a specialization in adult rehabilitation nursing. She received her PhD in nursing from UK in 2012. Her dissertation focused on research funded by NIOSH through the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention about the prevalence of ATVs and ATV-related injuries on Kentucky farms. Before becoming a faculty member in 2004, Wilson held various clinical positions in the UK Medical Center. She has been a medical-surgical staff nurse, neurosurgery research coordinator, and an advanced registered nurse practitioner in the neurosurgery department. Her clinical expertise is in adult health and neurosurgical nursing.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 553-8015

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: jessical.wilson@uky.edu



PhD, University of Kentucky, 2012
MSN, Spalding University, 2000
BSN, Midway College, 1996
ADN, Midway College, 1994


Injury prevention and neurorehabilitation
Nursing instructor with comprehensive didactic and clinical instruction skills. Experienced leader. Record of mentoring and motivating staff and students to achieve goals. Demonstrated talent for building fundable program of research in injury prevention


Dr. Jessica Wilson's CV