Julius M. Wilder MD, PHD
Designation:Board of Advisors
Department:Board of Advisors
Dr. Julius Wilder obtained the first MD, PhD in Medical Sociology in the history of Duke University. Following medical school and graduate school he completed a residency in internal medicine at Duke where he served as an Assistant Chief Resident. At the end of his residency, Dr. Wilder completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and an advanced transplant hepatology fellowship at Duke. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and has a tenure-track faculty appointment in the Duke School of Medicine, the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and the Duke Department of Sociology (secondary appointment). He serves on the Duke School of Medicine executive admissions committee, Duke School of Medicine institutional review committee, and is the Diversity Chair for the Duke Division of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Wilder has numerous publications and has won awards for his research in hepatology, GI, and on social determinants of health. He is the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on multiple clinical trials in gastroenterology, hepatology and transplant hepatology. His clinical duties include working as a gastroenterologist/hepatologist at Duke University and Duke Regional Hospitals in Durham, North Carolina.