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William (Bill) Wilson is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship in the UNC Children’s Hospital. Within the Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, he performs daily reviews of antimicrobial use within Children’s and provides clinical support to the pediatric clinicians. Wilson is also involved in various initiatives aimed at optimizing the use of antimicrobials within the children’s hospital. Beyond clinical services, he serves as preceptor to pharmacy students and residents and lectures at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kansas. 

Wilson’s active areas of research include antimicrobial stewardship in the immunocompromised patient, Clostridioides difficile infection in pediatric patients, and posaconazole dose optimization in children. Recent publications include: 

  • Willis Z and Wilson W. Revised daptomycin interpretation criteria for Enterococcus faecium: what are the implications for children? J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020;9(2): 265-267.  https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piz066
  • Poster: Empiric MRSA coverage: opportunities for improvement. Thompson P, Wilson W, and Willis Z. UNC Quality Improvement Expo.
  • Poster: Utilization of a multidisciplinary care pathway and data analytics to improve management of pediatric appendicitis and antimicrobial stewardship. Bernstein A, Phillips M, Swartwood M, Willis Z, and Wilson W. UNC Quality Improvement Expo
photo of William Wilson, PharmD