Amanda Wright, DO

Interim Dean College of Osteopathic Medicine
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Evans Center 303B


Amanda Wright, DO is an associate professor of family medicine and the director of core competencies and EPAs at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Wright completed her undergraduate training at Saint Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana. She then completed her medical school training at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and her family medicine residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. Dr. Wright had a full spectrum family medicine (including OB) practice in Peoria, Illinois and then transitioned into academic medicine. She was a faculty member, and later, the Osteopathic Family Medicine Program Director at her alma mater, the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. She began her undergraduate medical education career at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine as the Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine and Director of International Medicine prior to joining Marian.

Medical interests: Women’s health and obstetrics, global medicine, point of care ultrasound, social determinants of health impact on care, LGBTQA advocacy

Academic interests: Integrated curricular design, POCUS, quality improvement, team-based learning, and interprofessional education

Personal interests: horse back riding, trail running, travel, and spending time with family (husband, Cameron and son, Payton)


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