Mary J. Wilson, PhD, MPH

Mary J. Wilson, PhD, MPH

Assistant Research Professor

Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina

Dr. Mary Jones Wilson is an Assistant Research Professor at the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health in the Department of Health Promotion Education and Behavior and has worked in the field of Public Health in various capacities for more than 15 years.

She has worked specifically on minority health research over the last 13 years. Her research and public health experiences include obesity, diabetes, and heart disease prevention, community engagement, and organizing,
nutrition, health policy, and program evaluation. She has also served as a Health Educator for Prisma Health for 10 years and is certified through Emory University in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Healthy Lifestyles Coach.

Dr. Wilson is the Founder and Owner of RoseMARYly- an all-natural hair care product line that she launched to help others care for the crown of their creation with love. Dr. Wilson is also a proud member of the Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (a public service sorority), serves on the Health and Wellness Ministry at Journey United Methodist Church, and has been active with Wholespire at the state and local chapter levels since 2012. Dr. Wilson also enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, being physically active, and gardening.