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UND ANAMS to host presentation by Dr. Dena Wilson on Feb. 9

The UND chapter of the Association of Native American Medical Students (ANAMS) is excited to welcome guest speaker Dr. Dena Wilson for a virtual presentation on Friday, Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m. (CST).

Capt. Dena Wilson, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Dr. Wilson received her medical degree from the University of Washington in 2003. She completed both her internal medicine residency and cardiovascular fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. Dr. Wilson is board certified in cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Wilson began her career as a staff cardiologist with the Native American Cardiology Program based out of the University Medical Center in Tucson. In 2010, she transitioned the Native American Cardiology Program to Flagstaff Medical Center to provide services to the underserved population of rural Northern Arizona. In 2015, Dr. Wilson transferred to the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, where she began a cardiovascular service line and worked as a full-time cardiologist. In 2017, she accepted the role as clinical consultant for the Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention and in 2018 rejoined PIMC as director of Specialty Services. Dr. Wilson is currently chief medical officer for the Phoenix area.

Attend the event online here (Meeting ID: 926 8456 9047  | Password: 857384).