Josephine F. Wilson, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Population and Public Health Sciences
Professor Emerita

Josephine F. Wilson, D.D.S., Ph.D. is currently Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences and senior faculty member in the Substance Abuse Resources and Disability Issues (SARDI) Program in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences in the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University. Dr. Wilson is the author of dozens of publications in the areas of substance abuse, addiction, eating disorders, disability, technology applications to improve access to treatment and vocational rehabilitation for individuals with disabilities, and child abuse and neglect; she has also written two textbooks in Behavioral Neuroscience. Dr. Wilson is currently PI or co-I on federal grants related to substance abuse, populations who are deaf or have low vision, and technology applications involving virtual/augmented reality, natural language processing, human-AI teaming, and mobile-cloud computing technologies.

Education History

  • D.D.S., SUNY Buffalo
  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • M.Phil., Columbia University
  • M.A., Columbia University

Research Interests

  • Technology applications for people with disabilities
  • Substance abuse and addiction
  • Recidivism and issues of reentry
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