Dr. Wilder is the founder and chief executive officer of LifeScape Medical Associates and LifeScape Premier. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Biology and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and her medical degree from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Wilder completed her specialty training in Family Medicine as a commissioned Air Force officer at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland where she stayed on as a faculty member and Assistant Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine. Later, she served in Africa as part of “Operation Restore Hope,” receiving numerous commendations. Following her military service, Dr. Wilder joined the Mayo Clinic in Arizona as its founding Director of Family Medicine training and Director of Clinical Genomics Education. At the Mayo Clinic, she served in multiple leadership and executive roles and was the recipient of several honors including Family Medicine Educator of the Year.
Dr. Wilder is Board certified in Family Medicine, has received advanced training in Functional Medicine, and earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. She completed a fellowship in Faculty Development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and served on the faculty of The Uniformed Services University, The George Washington University, and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She currently teaches medical students from The University of Arizona and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences.
Dr. Wilder has written several textbook chapters and journal articles with specific emphasis on “patient centered” medicine. She is the former President of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians and served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Foundation for Women, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to preventing domestic violence and child abuse.