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Marian Wilson

College of Nursing (Spokane) – Departmental Page – Marian Wilson

Chronic Pain/Opiates/Cannabinoids
Co-occurring Disorders/Affective Neuroscience/Addiction

Dr. Wilson completed her Ph.D. in Nursing at the Washington State University College of Nursing in Spokane under the guidance of Dr. John Roll within the Program of Excellence in Rural Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment. She is board certified in Pain Management Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center & American Society for Pain Management Nursing. She has published research testing Internet-based self-management programs to assist patients with persistent (chronic) pain and is interested in how adoption of non-pharmacologic pain strategies can reduce opioid reliance. Her current focus is on how mood disorders, opioid misuse, and addiction can be addressed within persistent pain populations.