Walker Wilson is the Assistant Secretary for Policy at DHHS. Most recently, Wilson was the Director of the Health Policy Office at Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina where she led the team analyzing and influencing federal regulations under the Affordable Care Act.

Wilson previously served as a Senior Advisor at DHHS and with the Division of Public Health. She was also a Health Policy Advisor to Governor Mike Easley.

Prior to that, she worked as a Senior Manager for the Boston Public Health Commission.

Wilson holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s in public health from Boston University.