Debra Rose Wilson, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT

Dr. Debra Rose Wilson is a professor, researcher, and holistic healthcare practitioner. She teaches graduate-level psychology and nursing courses. Dr. Wilson has over 200 publications in her areas of expertise, which include complementary and alternative therapies, autoimmune disease, stress and coping, and obstetrics and breastfeeding.


  • Lakehead University, Hon BSN, BA
  • Tennessee State University School of Nursing, MSN Holistic Nursing
  • Walden University, PhD Health Psychology


  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Holistic Nurse Board Certified
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • Clinical Hypnotherapist
  • Reiki Master
  • Therapeutic Touch Therapist

Professional Accomplishments

  • 2017-2018 American Holistic Nurse of the Year
  • Editor of a peer-reviewed journal for 9 years
  • 2015 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year


  • Walden University alumni and contributing faculty
  • Austin Peay State University, School of Nursing professor