Marcella Wilson PhD

CEO, Transition to Success

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Marcella Wilson, Ph.D., has over 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare administration, not-for-profit management, behavioral health, criminal justice and public sector programming. Dr. Wilson, a University of Michigan alumnus holds a Master's degree in Social Work and a Ph.D. in Health and Higher Education. Dr. Wilson is an Emmy Award winner for the “What Are You Fighting For” documentary promoting youth volunteerism. In her role as CEO and Founder of Transition to Success®, Wilson is leading a national social change movement with a standard of care to treat poverty as an environmentally based medical condition and not a character flaw. Dr. Wilson’s book, “Diagnosis: Poverty”, defines a scalable, sustainable, measurable, multi-generational response to poverty. Her approach is being implemented around the country and is recognized as a Clinton Global Initiative.

Today, with statistically significant outcomes in 5 independent evaluations, Transition to Success® defines uniform protocols and analytics to treat poverty across human services, healthcare, education, government and faith-based programs.

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