Published on June 06, 2019

Wilson Earns Doctorate in Nursing Practice

Dorothy WilsonTUPELO, Miss.—Dorothy Wilson, DNP, FNP-C, a nurse practitioner with North Mississippi Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute, has recently earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of South Alabama in Mobile.

Wilson works in the NMMC Heart and Vascular Institute’s Electrophysiology Department. A native of northwest Missouri, Wilson served five years of active duty with the U.S. Army. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in information technology from Strayer University before becoming a nurse.

She moved to Plantersville in 2005 with her husband, Richard Wilson. She earned her associate degree in nursing from Itawamba Community College in Fulton in 2010 and her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2011 from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.  In 2016 she earned her master’s degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama.

Wilson joined the NMMC staff in 2012 as a nurse on 3 South. In 2013 she transferred to the Chest Pain Center and Cardiac Observation Unit. She assumed her current position in Electrophysiology in 2017.

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