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Sarah M. Wilson, PhD – Career Development Awardee

Sarah M. Wilson, PhD Sarah M. Wilson, PhD
Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC
Durham, NC 


Sarah M. Wilson, PhD, is an investigator at the Durham HSR&D Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation (ADAPT COIN), and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Population Health Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Wilson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and practices as a mental health provider and LGBTQ+ Veteran Care Coordinator at the Durham VA Health Care System. Dr. Wilson's research focuses on interventions and implementation strategies for mental health and substance use disorder treatment for populations who experience health inequity, such as Black, Indigenous, and people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people living with HIV. She also has a research background in sociocultural determinants of health and health disparities. Dr. Wilson is a former Fellow in the Implementation Research Institute (2018-2020). In 2018, Dr. Wilson received a VA HSR&D Career Development Award to support her research, which uses telehealth technology to adapt efficacious tobacco cessation practices for Veterans living with HIV and other marginalized populations.

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