About Michael Wilson

Dr. Wilson received his undergraduate degree at Duke University, his master’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his M.D./Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of California San Diego, is board-certified in emergency medicine, and is currently an Associate Professor (tenured) in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Clinically, he serves as the departmental lead for both neurological and psychiatric emergencies. Dr. Wilson’s research interests are in behavioral emergencies and substance use disorders, with more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, 30 book chapters, 4 edited books, and multiple grants in this area. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Emergency Medicine.