Jonathan Wilson was appointed chief administrative officer in 2014. He coordinates the Medical Center’s administrative services including the Mississippi Center for Emergency Services; the Office of Planning, Design and Construction; the Campus Police Department; the Office of Physical Facilities; and various other institutional operations.
Over the last decade, Wilson has distinguished himself through his leadership and development of UMMC’s emergency response capabilities. He serves on several local, state and national work groups associated with the planning and implementation of emergency and disaster health care services. This work included the response and recovery efforts associated with incidents such as Hurricane Katrina, H1N1 flu and Ebola Virus Disease as well as developing emergency plans for future emerging threats.
Wilson earned a doctor of philosophy degree at the University of Mississippi School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences. His research interests are civilian disaster health-care response systems, pre-hospital care and aeromedical transport.
He is an active member of the Mississippi Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, the Emergency Nurses Association, the Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Nu Beta Chapter and the Ole Miss Alumni Association.
Wilson enjoys travel with his wife, Cristy, spending quality time with family and friends, and supporting Ole Miss athletics.