Nancy Jane Wright M.D.
Nancy Jane Wright M.D.
Born: September 5, 1970 in San Bernardino, California
April 2022-December 2023 George Washington University
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Master’s degree in Public Health (expected December 2023)
September 1995-May 1999 University of Utah School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine May 1999
August 1988-May 1992 University of California at Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology May 1992
Hospital Affiliations: Northeastern Regional Hospital/Alta Vista Regional Hospital Active Medical Staff 2002-2022
Tribal Affilitaion: Pawnee enrollment #2812U13870
Pediatrician August 2002-June 2022
Las Vegas Clinic for Children and Youth (August 2002-May 2011)
Las Vegas Medical Group – Pediatrics (June 2011-June 2022)
Las Vegas, New Mexico
General community primary care pediatrician including outpatient clinic work, newborn nursery care, general inpatient pediatrics care, and circumcisions. I am a certified medical examiner for Department of Transportation commercial driver exams as well as an aeromedical examiner for flight physicals through the Federal Aviation Administration.
Campus Physician September 2016-Present
United World College – USA Montezuma, New Mexico
Clinical Assistant Professor August 2018-May 2022
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (Las Cruces, New Mexico)
Pediatrics Intern/Resident June 1999-June 2002
Medical College of Georgia Augusta, Georgia
Pediatrics Honors Project September-October 1998
Jos University Teaching Hospital Jos, Nigeria
Studied ways to increase calcium intake among Nigerian children through their local diet to reduce the incidence of nutritional rickets. A secondary project with which I was involved studied the levels and causes of lead toxicity among Nigerian children. This led to the publication, as lead author, of Causes of Lead Toxicity in a Nigerian City (Archives of Diseases in Children 2005;90;262-266).
Major Author June-August 1996
Medical School Multimedia Parasitology Computer Course University of Utah School of Medicine
Designed and wrote an interactive computer program to teach the parasitology portion of the University of Utah medical school’s microbiology course.
Peace Corps Volunteer September 1992-
Agubia, Ikwo Local Government Area, Nigeria December 1994
Developed and implemented strategies for guinea worm (Dracunculus medinenses) eradication in a rural local government area. Activities included training and monitoring village based health workers from 120 villages. Received and successfully carried out a grant to construct six hand-dug wells.
Chapter Chair – Rio Grande Norte 99s
Chair of the local chapter of the 99s, the International Organization of Women Pilots, a group that was formed in 1929 to support and promote women in aviation.
New Mexico Medical Society – Council member since 2009. 4 years on the executive committee which included the president year in 2020.
Currently the vice-presiding officer and co-chair of legislative committee.
Board Member – Syncronys. New Mexico’s state Health Information Exchange