Eugene E Wright, MD
Charlotte Area Health Education Center, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dr. Eugene E. Wright, Jr. holds appointments as Consulting Associate in the Department of Community and Family Medicine and the Department of Medicine of Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Wright has over 40 years of clinical experience as a private practitioner, academic clinician and educator, medical administrator, a rural physician in southeastern NC and a volunteer physician. He currently works with the Charlotte AHEC in Performance Improvement.

Dr. Wright serves and has served on several advisory and editorial boards to include Clinical Diabetes, Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics and as a content reviewer for UpToDate. Dr. Wright has served on the Planning Committee of the Clinical Conference of the ADA since 2009. He serves as the inaugural chair of the ADA Primary Care Interest Group and as a member of the ADA/AHA Know Diabetes by Heart Science Advisory Group. Dr. Wright has published several articles on diabetes diagnosis, treatment and management and has given presentations at national and international meetings on new treatments and technology for diabetes.

Dr. Wright has an undergraduate BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and a medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Hospital in 1981.