Christina Wilson, MD

Christina A Wilson, MD, PhD

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Biography

Christina Wilson, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She serves as the Neurology Residency Program Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship Director, and Associate Chair of Education for the Department of Neurology. She is also the interim chief of the vascular neurology division and a key member of the only comprehensive stroke program in north central Florida.

Dr. Wilson graduated from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She completed her doctorate degree in pharmacology in 2001 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Her research focused on the cell biology of presenilin proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, for which she was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship. Dr. Wilson completed her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania and was an intern in internal medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital, where she was elected Intern of the Year. She then completed her residency in neurology in 2012 at the University of Pennsylvania, and was a neurovascular fellow at the same institution from 2012-2013.

Dr. Wilson joined the faculty of the UF Department of Neurology in 2013 and began as residency program director in 2015. She currently provides stroke care for hospitalized patients and supervises resident continuity clinic. Dr. Wilson also handles didactic training of stroke mechanisms of disease and mentors stroke fellows, medical students and residents. Dr. Wilson’s main interests lie in neurology graduate medical education and clinical stroke management. She is the local primary investigator for several national clinical stroke trials and regularly educates the community and EMS about stroke via outreach events.

Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Stroke Association and American Academy of Neurology.

Education

Fellowship - Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
2013

Residency - Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
2012

Internship - Internal Medicine
Pennsylvania Hospital
2009

Medical Degree
University of Pennsylvania
2008

Doctoral Degree
University of Pennsylvania
2001

Bachelors Degree
Furman University
1995

Board Certification

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Honors and Awards

Clinical Educator Award
UF Department of Neurology
2019

Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN)
AAN
2019

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine
2018

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine
2017

AB Baker Teacher Recognition Award
American Academy of Neurology
2017

Didactic Educator Award
UF Department of Neurology
2016

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine
2016

Physician Recognition Award
UF Health
2015

Clinical Educator Award
UF Department of Neurology
2015

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine
2015

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine
2014

Intern of the Year
Pennsylvania Hospital
2009

Predoctoral Fellow
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
1995-2000