Faculty Member

Christina Wilson, MD

University of Florida College of Medicine

Christina Wilson, MD

Associate Professor


Christina Wilson, MD, PhD, is an associate professor of neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and a key member of the largest Joint Commission-certified comprehensive stroke program in north central Florida. Dr. Wilson graduated from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She was awarded her doctoral degree in pharmacology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Her research focused on the cell biology of presenilin proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, for which she was awarded a Howard Hughes predoctoral fellowship. Dr. Wilson completed her medical degree at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and her residency in neurology and neurovascular fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wilson joined the faculty of the UF Department of Neurology in the vascular neurology division in 2013. She has served as the UF Neurology Residency Program Director since 2015 and the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Director since 2016, the Department of Neurology Associate Chair of Education since 2018, and the Interim Chief of the Vascular Neurology division since 2019. She was awarded the Exemplary Teacher award from the UF College of Medicine for 5 consecutive years, as well as the AB Baker Teacher Recognition Award from the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Wilson’s research interests include clinical stroke management and medical education research.