A Little About Dr. Wright
Dr. Vonda Wright is an orthopedic surgeon and internationally recognized authority on active aging and mobility. She believes with mobility, smart nutrition and building relationships we can harness our own power to control 70% of our health and aging.
Dr. Wright specializes in sports medicine and is one of only a few female orthopedic surgeons in the United States. She is the founding director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA) and the inaugural Medical Director of the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. Her pioneering research in mobility and musculoskeletal aging is changing the way we view and treat the aging process.
Dr. Wright speaks worldwide and has authored two mainstream books, “Fitness After 40: How to Stay Strong at Any Age” and “Guide to THRIVE: 4 steps to Body, Brains & Bliss.” Her current book project is entitled, “Prescription for Prosperity.” In 2013, Dr. Wright ignited a national conversation on Women’s Health via her online and live conference series, Women’s Health Conversations, focused on educating and empowering smart savvy women to make the best health decisions for themselves and those they touch.
Upcoming Speaker Engagements
- March 19th- “Vitality: Live MORE” John Hancock- Laguna Beach, CA
- March 22nd- “Live Long and Prosper” Young President’s Organization, Los Angeles, CA
- April 30th- AALU National Conference- Washington DC
Dr. Wright regularly appears on national TV shows including “Dr. Oz” and “The Doctors.” She is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and U.S. News & World Report, in magazines such as Maxim, Prevention, Fitness, MORE, Runner’s World, Best Life and Arthritis Today, and in numerous online publications.