Kathy Wright

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Kathy Wright
First Name
Kathy
Last Name
Wright
Credentials
PhD, APRN-CNS
Assistant Professor
she/her/hers
Address
376 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Kathy D. Wright joins the college as assistant professor. She also holds a faculty position in The Ohio State University Discovery Themes-Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Brain Injury Institute.

Dr. Wright comes to us from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). She completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing with a major in psychology from Youngstown State University, Master’s in geriatric health and minority mental health from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, CWRU, and PhD from The University of Utah. Dr. Wright’s research centers on improving mental health and blood pressure self-management in African American older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, cognitive impairment and hypertension. Her work has been disseminated through scholarly journals and media outlets including National Public Radio. Dr. Wright’s goal is to mentor others and inspire solutions to address health disparities and inequities across the lifespan.

Dr. Wright's research on blood pressure self-management was featured by Ohio State in a special "Minute Professor" video in July 2020. She is also a member of the Monroe Lab.

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News

September 13, 2021

First-ever BSN rankings by U.S. News & World Report released

U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural rankings of the nation’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree programs places The Ohio State University College of Nursing among the best in the country.