Natalie Wilson, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Community Health Systems
+1 415 476-0716

Natalie L. Wilson is an Assistant Adjunct Professor with the School of Nursing. 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 symptom clusters and symptom management with probiotics and cannabis to improve outcomes through improvement of the gut microbiome and inflammation. Her research platform is focused on inflammatory-based symptoms and immune activation from alterations in the gut microbiome by HIV infection. She is faculty in the HIV Specialty and Minor with the Adult Gerontology and Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the School of Nursing.


HIV Symptom Clusters Are Similar Using the Dimensions of Symptom Occurrence and Distress.

Journal of pain and symptom management

Wilson NL, Hoffman TJ, Heath SL, Saag MS, Miaskowski C

Cannabis and the Gut-Brain Axis Communication in HIV Infection.

Cannabis and cannabinoid research

Wilson NL, Peterson SN, Ellis RJ

Identifying Symptom Patterns in People Living With HIV Disease.

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC

Wilson NL, Azuero A, Vance DE, Richman JS, Moneyham LD, Raper JL, Heath SL, Kempf MC

Connecting the dots: could microbial translocation explain commonly reported symptoms in HIV disease?

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC

Wilson NL, Vance DE, Moneyham LD, Raper JL, Mugavero MJ, Heath SL, Kempf MC

Cognitive Consequences of Aging with HIV: Implications for Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation.

Topics in geriatric rehabilitation

Vance DE, McDougall GJ, Wilson N, Debiasi MO, Cody SL

A systematic review of probiotics as a potential intervention to restore gut health in HIV infection.

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC

Wilson NL, Moneyham LD, Alexandrov AW

Should postmenopausal women be given estrogen?

The Western journal of medicine

Haber RJ