Dr. Allecia M. Wilson received her B.S in Medical Technology from Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan in 1999 and M.D. from the University of Michigan in 2004. She completed her residency training in Anatomic Pathology also at the University of Michigan (2004-2007). Dr. Wilson subsequently completed a Forensic Pathology Fellowship at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office in Miami, Florida (2007-2008). Following completion in 2008, she served as the Deputy Medical Examiner of the Genesee County Medical Examiner’s Office based in Flint, Michigan (2008-2012). During this time, she participated in a broad range of medicolegal cases including child death investigations, homicides, serial death investigations and provided expert witness testimony in various counties in the state of Michigan. Dr. Wilson also held active teaching roles in Flint, Michigan serving as part-time faculty at Mott Community College and co-instructor of the Autopsy Assistant Certificate Program.
Dr. Wilson returned to the University of Michigan in 2012 as faculty supporting the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office based in Detroit, Michigan. Due to an academic interest in pediatrics, Dr. Wilson completed an additional fellowship in Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology at the University of Michigan (2013-2014). She currently holds a faculty position with the University of Michigan serving as the Director of Autopsy and Forensic Services, Chief Medical Examiner for the Washtenaw and Livingston County Medical Examiner’s Offices and as a surgical pathologist in Pediatric Pathology. Dr. Wilson is active in numerous medicolegal, pediatric and community committees and is the past President of the Michigan Association of Medical Examiner’s (2017-2019), Chair of the State of Michigan Committee on Child Fatalities, Chair of the Washtenaw County Child Death Review Team, Co-Founder of the Washtenaw County Suicide Death Review Team and member of Michigan Maternal Mortality Review Committee. Her clinical areas of interest include sudden death during delivery and in infancy and childhood, pregnancy-related death, suicides in the pediatric population, and in-custody deaths. A Michigan native and Veteran of the United States Army, Dr. Wilson is passionate about ensuring those who cannot speak for themselves have a voice in the medicolegal process.