Ramey L. Wilson


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Senior Advisor on Knowledge Management
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Operational Medicine and Health Engagement
Global Health
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General Internal Medicine Fellowship Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 2013 – 2015
Masters in Public Health (Global Health) Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 2013 – 2015
M.S. in Defense Analysis Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 2012 – 2013
Graduate Certificate in Stability Ops Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 2013
Internal Medicine Residency Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 2003 – 2005
Internal Medicine Internship Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 2002 – 2003
Doctor of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 1998 – 2002
B.S. in Engineering Psychology United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 1990 – 1994


COL (Ret.) Ramey L. Wilson serves as Senior Advisor on Knowledge Management at the Uniformed Services University's Center for Global Health Engagement. Dr. Wilson retired after 28 years of active duty service in 2022 from the U.S. Army, where he served in a wide range of clinical and operational experiences and roles. As former Field Artillery Officer and Command Surgeon/Expeditionary Medical Director, he leveraged his experience to provide expert advice, recommendations and care in deployed command billets and prepared expeditionary medical units to be a ready medical force. His particular area of interest/research is in Knowledge Management, medical care assessments, medical interoperability and expeditionary care.

Representative Bibliography

Curtin JM, Marle A, Lock C, McLeroy RD, Martinez LJ, Wilson RL. The Medical Relief in Place for United States Forces: Considerations, Risks, and Interoperability. Mil Med. 2020 Oct 3:usaa324. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa324. PMID: 33007068.

Hall A, Morrow L, Monsaert K, Wilson R, Dixon M. “Converting a Small Surgical Team into a Pandemic Response Team for an Isolated Population.” Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2020. 10 April 2020. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.04.001

Mclaughlin, S, Wilson RL. “A Tiered Framework for Medical Interoperability.” Mil Med. 2020 Mar 2;185(3-4):330-333. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usz420.

Wilson RL, Speilmann L, Dowdall-Garberson K. “A Medical Interoperability Scale for Medical Security Force Assistance and Health Engagements.” Mil Med. 2017 Nov;182(11):1735-1737. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-17-00320.

Wilson RL. “Disasters and Conflict Zones Around the World: The Roles and Relationships of Military and Nongovernmental Organizations.” Book Chapter in Igniting the Power of Community: The Role of CBOs and NGOs in Global Public Health, Springer, New York 2009, 109-141.

Hartzel J, Cohee B, Yu C, Nelson M, and Wilson R. “Moving beyond Accidental Leadership: A Graduate Medical Education Leadership Curriculum Needs Assessment.

Hays M, Andrews M, Wilson R, Callender D, O'Malley PG, Douglas K. “Reporting quality of randomised controlled trial abstracts among high-impact general medical journals: a review and analysis.” BMJ Open. 2016 Jul 28;6(7):e011082. http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/6/7/e011082.long

Gaist PA and Wilson RL. Separate and Equal: Building Better Relationships with the International Humanitarian. Joint Forces Quarterly. 2016; 80(1st Quarter):45-53. http://dtic.mil/doctrine/jfq/jfq.htm

Wilson RL, Moawad FJ and Hartzell JD. “Lessons for Conducting Health Development at the Tactical Level.” Mil Med. 2015 April; 180(4):368–373. http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00319 PMID: 25826340

Wilson, RL. "The Role of Medical Development in Support of Security." Combating Terrorism Exchange (CTX) Journal. 2013 Nov; 3(4): 35-39. Available at: https://globalecco.org/the-role-of-medical-development-in-support-of-security