Ann L. Wilson, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Disabilities at Sanford School of Medicine. She is also Professor Emerita of Teaching, Learning and Leadership, South Dakota State University. Her post doctoral training in infant mental health was completed at the University of Michigan and early development has been the focus of her professional life.
Mid-career, Dr. Wilson was a Congressional Science Fellow in the United States Senate and completed a graduate degree in biomedical ethics. She is a vocal advocate children traveling for many years to Pierre to speak on behalf of services needed to promote healthy beginnings for the lives of babes.
Dr. Wilson has been deeply involved in work in the state’s reservation communities developing prevention services for mothers and their children. For the past 28 years she has authored a publication, “The State of South Dakota’s Child” that is published annually in South Dakota Medicine.
Watch the video: