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James Wilson V, MD, Pediatrics, Washington, DC


Pediatrics Washington, DC

Clinical Informatics

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  • Dr. James M Wilson is the CEO and Founder of M2 Medical Intelligence, Inc. Dr. Wilson is a board-certified, practicing pediatrician who specializes in operational health security intelligence, with a focus on the anticipation, detection, and warning of infectious disease crises. He has led the creation of several systems used for the anticipation and detection of infectious disease crises and disasters. Dr. Wilson was the first operations chief of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Biosurveillance Integration Center. Dr. Wilson led the private intelligence teams that provided tracking of H5N1 avian influenza as it spread from Asia to Europe and Africa, detection of vaccine drifted H3N2 influenza in 2007, warning of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, discovery of the United Nations as the source of the 2010 cholera disaster in Haiti, initial warning of the COVID pandemic in late 2019, and several investigations of alleged and confirmed laboratory accidents and biological weapon deployments. Dr. Wilson is a strong advocate for effective and accountable global health security intelligence and the need for credible and balanced threat assessments.

Education & Training

  • MedStar Health/Georgetown University Hospital
    MedStar Health/Georgetown University HospitalResidency, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • ID State Medical License
    ID State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2011 - 2015

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare Marquis Whos Who

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Health security warning intelligence during first contact with COVID: an operations perspective  
    James M. Wilson, Christopher K. Lake, Michael Matthews, Malinda Southard, Ryan M. Leone & Maureen McCarthy, Intelligence and National Security, 3/31/2022
  • Historical reconstruction of the community response, and related epidemiology, of a suspected biological weapon attack in Ningbo, China (1940)  
    JM Wilson and M Daniel, Intelligence and National Security Journal, 10/29/2018
  • Trigger events: enviroclimatic coupling of Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreaks.  
    Pinzon JE, Wilson JM, Tucker CJ, Arthur R, Jahrling PB, Formenty P., Am J Trop Med Hyg
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Press Mentions

  • Comprehensive Medical Support in Complex Emergencies (CMSCE): Pilot Course Review
    Comprehensive Medical Support in Complex Emergencies (CMSCE): Pilot Course ReviewFebruary 3rd, 2020
  • Cholera in Haiti: “A Disease of Poverty”
    Cholera in Haiti: “A Disease of Poverty”October 31st, 2010
  • System Set up After SARS Epidemic Was Slow to Alert Global Authorities
    System Set up After SARS Epidemic Was Slow to Alert Global AuthoritiesApril 30th, 2009

Research History

  • Director, Nevada Medical Intelligence Center @ the University of Nevada-RenoThis is the first operational infectious disease forecast station in the United States that operates at the state level.

Industry Relationships

  • Co-founder, Ascel Bio, IncThe first commercial infectious disease forecast company in the world.
  • CEO and Founder, M2 Medical Intelligence, IncM2 is the premiere intelligence service for medical systems, leveraging the sole operational infectious disease forecast system in the world for disease activity and drug resistance.