Dr. Jonathan Wilson

Committee Member
Representing UMMC


Jonathan Wilson is a nationally recognized leader in nursing and healthcare leadership. He is the Chief Administrative Officer at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). UMMC is Mississippi’s only academic health sciences campus and the state’s primary provider of advanced tertiary and quaternary care. UMMC’s seven professional schools enroll over 3,000 students in 28 degree programs and employs over 9,000 Mississippians.

At UMMC, Dr. Wilson coordinates the administrative services at the Medical Center including the Mississippi Center for Emergency Services; Office of Planning, Design and Construction; Campus Police Department; Office of Physical Facilities and other various institutional operations. He also serves on several local, state and national workgroups associated with the delivery of emergency and disaster healthcare services. This work includes the planning for and response to various incidents such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, terrorist attacks, infectious diseases and other emerging threats.

Dr. Wilson is a native of Brandon, Mississippi and graduate of the University of Mississippi (BSN, 1999; MSN, 2011; PhD, 2017). He is an active member of the Mississippi Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Emergency Nurses Association, Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Nu Beta Chapter and Ole Miss Alumni Association.