Phyllis Wright joined the School of Nursing as a Clinical Assistant Professor in September 2012. Dr. Wright is a seasoned health systems consultant specializing in operations, public policy, reimbursement initiatives, process management, finance, and economics. She is a pioneer for the development of online graduate nursing education at Emory incorporating didactic engagement, evidence based practice and integrative technology for her online students. As an board certified Adult Geriatric NP with a Post Masters Adult certificate, her clinical specialty is chronic disease management and integration of preventative care methodologies in a population based health setting, including the Veterans Administration and the Caribbean. She holds dual practice privileges in both the mainland United States and the Virgin Islands.