Dr. Wright is an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She earned her Doctorate and MPH from the University of Arizona. Her research interests include outcomes and effectiveness research in musculoskeletal diseases, particularly osteoporosis. She has worked on several NIH and non-NIH funded studies, including intervention projects aimed to improving osteoporosis knowledge and patient activation, research examining racial differences in osteoporosis outcomes, and validation projects of administrative claim-based algorithms of outcomes related to osteoporosis medication. Dr. Wright has received numerous awards and is published in prominent journals in her field including, The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Osteoporosis International, The Journal of Rheumatology and Calcified Tissue International.