Natalie Wilson, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar


Natalie L. Wilson is a T32 HIV Postdoctoral Fellow with the School of Nursing and the CFAR Mentoring Program. Dr. Wilson has a strong clinical background as a Nurse Practitioner with expertise in HIV specialty and primary care. She has experience working with populations and managing clinics with limited resources. Her research interests are to investigate interventions based on basic science discoveries and improving patient outcomes. Her research platform is focused on inflammatory-based symptoms and immune activation from alterations in the gut microbiome by HIV infection


Honors and Awards

UAB School of Nursing Dean’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2016
JANAC Article of the Year, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2015
Health Services Research Fellow Award, VA Quality Scholars, 2015
Education Innovation Award - Poster Presentation, UAB School of Medicine, 2012
Doctoral Award for Student Excellence, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011


Wilson NL, Azuero A, Vance DE, Richman JS, Moneyham LD, Raper JL, Heath SL, Kempf MC. Identifying Symptom Patterns in People Living With HIV Disease. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2016 Mar-Apr; 27(2):121-32.
Wilson NL, Vance DE, Moneyham LD, Raper JL, Mugavero MJ, Heath SL, Kempf MC. Connecting the dots: could microbial translocation explain commonly reported symptoms in HIV disease? J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2014 Nov-Dec; 25(6):483-95.
Vance DE, McDougall GJ, Wilson N, Debiasi MO, Cody SL. Cognitive Consequences of Aging with HIV: Implications for Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation. Top Geriatr Rehabil. 2014 Jan; 30(1):35-45.
Wilson NL, Moneyham LD, Alexandrov AW. A systematic review of probiotics as a potential intervention to restore gut health in HIV infection. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2013 Mar-Apr; 24(2):98-111.
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