Cloward Award Recipient

2007: Charles B. Wilson, MD
Charles B. Wilson
Charles B. Wilson
Dr. Wilson has achieved an international reputation as a neurosurgeon specializing in pituitary tumor removal. He has been recognized for educating and training young neurosurgical residents.

Dr. Wilson obtained his medical and neurosurgical training at Tulane Medical School before obtaining faculty appointments at Tulane, LSU and the University of Kentucky. He served as Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of California, San Francisco, beginning in 1968. He retired as Chairman of the Department in 1994 to pursue new interests.

He has a Master’s Degree in Health Administration and became a Senior Fellow at the Institute for the Future, a long range forecasting organization in Menlo Park, California.

His current research involves medical technologies, particularly those related to molecular genetics. In 1999 he co-founded the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance working in Sub-Saharan Africa and more recently was appointed senior advisor to the UCSF Global Health Sciences. Dr. Wilson has given lectures within North America and throughout Europe and Asia.