Tracey Wright, MD $$

Pediatric Rheumatologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Division Director at Children's Health

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Tracey Wright, M.D. is a pediatric rheumatologiat at and is the Division Director at Children's Health. Dr. Wright is an associate professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Wright earned her medical degree at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She completed her residency and fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Wright has received the American College of Rheumatology Physician Scientist Development Award and a Research Supplement grant from the National Institute for Allergy, and Infectious Disease. Her area of research interest include pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in children.

She has been included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list in 2022.

Education and Training

Medical School
Drexel University College of Medicine (2001)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2002), Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2004), Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2008), Pediatric Rheumatology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Rheumatology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Improving outcomes in pediatric SLE
    • Health Disparities in pediatric rheumatic disease
    • Cardiovascular risk factors in pediatric SLE
  • Publications

    • Comparative Effectiveness of Tumor Necrosis Factor Agents and Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Therapy in Children with Enthesitis-related Arthritis: The First Year after Diagnosis. Weiss PF, Xiao R, Brandon TG, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Feudtner C The Journal of rheumatology 2017 Sep
    • Multicenter inception cohort of enthesitis-related arthritis: variation in disease characteristics and treatment approaches. Gmuca S, Xiao R, Brandon TG, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan EM, Weiss PF Arthritis research & therapy 2017 May 19 1 84
    • Paediatric systemic lupus erythematosus: insights from translational research. Wright TB, Punaro M Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2017 Apr 56 suppl_1 i24-i31
  • Professional Activities

    • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (2007)
    • American College of Rheumatology (2005)
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2020-2022
    • Best Doctors in Dallas 2016, D Magazine
    • Dean's Leadership Emerging in Academic Departments (LEAD) Program Capstone Recognition Award 2013, UT Southwestern
    • Lupus Research Institute Master Class in Clinical Sciences 2012
    • Physician Scientist Development Award 2007, American College of Rheumatology
    • Paula de Merieux Rheumatology Fellowship Award 2006, American College of Rheumatology
    • MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine 2001, Alpha Omega Alpha

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