Eugene Wright

  • Eugene E. Wright, Jr, MD
    Eugene E. Wright, Jr, MD
    Affiliation:

    Duke Southern Regional AHEC

    Biography:

    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 and as Clinical Associate Professor at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM). He teaches and precepts medical students and Family Medicine residents and has been involved with the Diabetes and Obesity Fellowship Training program at the Southern Regional AHEC in Fayetteville, NC.

    Clinically, Dr. Wright practices at The Care Clinic, a clinic for underserved and uninsured patients run by Catholic Charities and local community philanthropic efforts, where he sees primarily patients with diabetes and at the Bladen Medical Associates (BMA) Elizabethtown office. BMA is a rural outpatient clinic Affiliated with Cape Fear Valley Health System that serves the patients of Bladen County in southeastern North Carolina.

    Dr. Wright served as the Senior Advisor for Medical Affairs at the Cape Fear Valley Health System from 2013 to 2016. Previously he served for thirteen (13) years as the Medical Director for Primary Care and Specialty Practices and as Chief Medical Officer of the health system between 2010 and 2013.

    Dr. Wright serves and has served on several advisory and editorial boards to include Clinical Diabetes and as a content reviewer for UpToDate. He was a steering committee member of the Insulin Congress, an educational conference devoted to insulin. Dr. Wright has served on the Planning Committee of the Clinical Conference of the ADA since 2009 and served as Co-­-Chair 2012 and 2013. In addition, Dr. Wright serves as an adviser and consultant to Abbott Diabetes Care, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Voluntis and PTS Diagnostics. Dr. Wright has published several articles on diabetes diagnosis, treatment and management and has given presentations at national and international meetings on new treatments for diabetes.

    Dr. Wright enjoys clinical practice, teaching and precepting students and residents. He has expertise in the management and treatment of diabetes and related conditions and is active clinically and academically in this area with real world research and publications.