Dr. Wright is the Sol Goldman Associate Professor, Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Wright received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Missouri and completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is board certified in gynecologic oncology as well as obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Wright’s primary area of research focus is comparative effectiveness and outcomes research. His team uses large scale datasets to analyze new treatments and technologies to reduce the burden of disease and design interventions to improve health. His work has examined the use of novel drugs and technologies for cancer patients, surgical quality, fertility preservation in cancer patients, and the management of complications in cancer patients. Dr. Wright’s work has had an important impact on public health policy and has been widely recognized. Dr. Wright has published more than 500 scientific manuscripts as well as a numerous chapters and textbooks. His work has been funded by the NIH and a number of other societies and philanthropic sources. Dr. Wright serves on a number of grant review committees and editorial boards, is the Editor-in-Chief elect of Obstetrics & Gynecology and lectures nationally and internationally.