Bruce E. Wright, PhD
Bruce Wright, PhD, received his Bachelors of Science (BS) in Biology from the University of New Orleans, and his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physiology from Louisiana State University Health Science Center, also in New Orleans. Following two postdoctoral fellowships, he taught at a private liberal arts college for several years. In 2005, he began teaching at Caribbean medical schools in Nevis, St. Kitts, and Sint Eustatius, respectively. Dr. Wright joined the faculty of Ross University School of Medicine in 2008 as an Associate Professor, and was promoted to full Professor in 2014. He also holds the position of Module Director for Digestive Systems 1 & 2.
Dr. Wright’s professional experience also incudes working with the American Physiological Society’s Teaching section as an officer and reviewer for its associated blog, Physiology Educators Community of Practice. He is also a National Faculty Member of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, for whom he writes and reviews both COMLEX-1 and COMAT items.
- BS, Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, 1984
- PhD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1994
- Certificate of Completion, Medical Education Research Certificate Program, American Association of Medical Colleges
Excellence Award, Ross University, 2010
- American Physiological Society, and Treasurer/Events Coordinator for the APS Teaching of Physiology Section
- National Faculty, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
- Regular Member, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
Educational Research on teaching methods
The Wright Cardiac Cycle Table: A Novel Tool to Teach the Cardiac Cycle. FASEB J April 2017 31:576.54. Available here.