Debra Rose WilsonEducation

Ph.D., Walden University; M.S., Tennessee State University; B.A., BSN, Lakehead University

Research Interests 

Stress and health; psychoneuroimmunology; coping; stress management; health psychology; Psychoneuroimmunology; adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse; holistic nursing; breastfeeding; guided imagery; women’s health; autoimmune diseases

Background

Dr. Wilson worked in nursing for many years, gaining expertise in public health, obstetrics, epidemiology, breastfeeding trends, wellness, disease prevention, and nursing education. She currently teaches courses at a graduate-level in holistic nursing, biopsychology, stress and coping, and complementary and alternative therapies, as well as other courses for both the psychology and nursing schools. Dr. Wilson has a private practice as an advanced holistic nurse providing grief counseling, hypnosis, and lactation consulting.