Yolanda Wheeler, Researcher/Healthcare Provider

Yolanda Wheeler is a nurse researcher and assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.  She also is a nurse practitioner at UAB's Center for Pediatric Onset Demyelinating Disease where she has been in practice for the past 15 years with children with demyelinating disorders such as multiple sclerosis and their families.  Her research interests are in quality of life, health disparities and the impact of chronic illness on families.