Nicole C. Wright, PhD, MPH

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Nicole C. Wright, PhD, MPH, received a BS in Biology from Elon University. Dr. Wright graduated from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona with a Master of Public Health in 2005 and Doctorate of Philosophy in Epidemiology in 2010. Her research has primarily focused on the incidence and outcomes of osteoporosis and fractures in various data sources from the nationwide Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study to administrative claims data of the US Medicare system. In 2012, she became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She has published numerous papers in the bone field, served as the principal investigator on industry-sponsored research contracts, and co-investigator on numerus federal research projects. She is a current UAB K12 awardee, which is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded, as well as one of the 2015 Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research Pilot Project awardee, funded by the National Institute on Aging.