Dr. Gregory Wilson, Board of Directors
Gregory A. Wilson, MD, received his MD from the Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at Riley Hospital for Children and a community pediatric fellowship with the Regenstrief Institute, at Indiana University. He joined the IU School of Medicine faculty in 1979.
He has received American Board of Pediatrics Certification in the area of Pediatrics and was one of the first pediatricians at IU to be board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.
Dr. Wilson has worn many hats during his medical career, all directed at improving the health of children. In 1979 he founded the Indiana Poison Control Center and served as its Medical Director until 1983. He has been a Public Health Pediatrician in Appalachia (eastern Kentucky), a general pediatrician at Riley Hospital, Director of the Comprehensive High Risk Follow-up Clinic at Wishard Memorial Hospital and Director for Riley Hospital’s section of Developmental Pediatrics.
He also has had an active career in public health. In 2001, he was named State Health Commissioner at the Indiana Department of Health by then Governor Frank O’Bannon, serving in that capacity until 2005. He also has served as the Interim Chair of the IU School of Medicine Department of Public Health, and is presently the Associate Chair for Community and Global Health.