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First Lady Dr. Yolanda Spraggins-Wilson


Dr. Yolanda Spraggins Wilson (MD) is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and an honors graduate of Renaissance High School. She received numerous scholarship offers including Harvard University, Cornell University, and the University of Pennsylvania.   She enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology. From there she attended Duke University Medical School where she received a Doctor of Medicine (MD).


She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Cincinnati children’s’ hospital. While in residency, she was recognized as an outstanding young resident.


For over twenty-five years she has worked as a Pediatrician at the Galen Medical Group in Chattanooga, TN.


 As a respected and outstanding Pediatrician, Dr. Wilson has been twice recognized as best Pediatrician in the Chattanooga area at the Black Excellence awards, as well as a two-time recipient of the teaching excellence award given by the Erlanger Family Medicine Resident training program.


In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Wilson serves as faculty member for the Erlanger Hospital family medicine residency program. She has previously served as chief of staff at the Erlanger Children’s Hospital. She has also served on numerous boards and committees throughout the city.


 Dr. Wilson is a member of several community organizations including Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Chattanooga Chapter of the Links Inc and the Greater Chattanooga Chapter of Jack and Jill of America.


 Dr. Wilson is married to Dr. Jeffrey T Wilson, and she is the parent of one child Thomas Jeremiah Wilson.

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