Celeste Wilson, MD

Dr. Celeste Wilson is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an Associate in Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital where she is Medical Director of the Child Protection Program.  Board-certified in both Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics, Dr. Wilson provides medical consultation services to all divisions of the hospital when a child is suspected of having been abused or neglected.  She has testified in numerous court proceedings and has served as consultant and expert witness for both Prosecution and Defense teams.    

In her capacity as a researcher she was the principal investigator of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded study entitled, “Parental Alcohol Screening in Pediatric Practices”.  The purpose of this multi-center study was to inform policymakers regarding the best methods of screening parents for alcohol problems during pediatric office visits for their children.  Dr. Wilson has previously received grant support from the Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities Faculty Fellowship Program at Harvard Medical School, as well as the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).