Shelby Wilson, BA
MSW Candidate & Graduate Research Assistant
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Shelby Wilson is a foundation year Masters of Social Work student at the University of Oklahoma. Part of her practicum experience this year is participating in and contributing to this project by screening patients for social determinants of health and health literacy and providing resources to help reduce barriers in care. Shelby is excited to be a part of this project as a student and being able to participate in an interdisciplinary approach to healthcare. She is passionate about building a more collaborative environment and further bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Description: Sepsis is the leading cause for hospital readmissions at OU Health – University of Oklahoma Medical Center with social determinants of health (SDoH) contributing and disproportionally affecting the Asian, Native American, and African American populations as well as those with domestic partners and those being discharged to law enforcement. Health literacy is an often missed key component of patient education. We have created an inpatient student-led interprofessional curriculum that seeks to expose students to SDoH, health literate patient education, community resources, and to…