Amanda Wright, DO
Amanda Wright, DO is the Interim Dean for the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) in Indianapolis, a position which began June 1, 2020. Dr. Wright also serves as Associate Professor of Family Medicine. Prior to her role as Interim Dean she was the Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs at MU-COM.
As Interim Dean for MU-COM, Dr. Wright directs and oversees all aspects of medical education, ensuring that the program of study fulfills the mission, goals, and strategic plan of Marian University as well as the accreditation standards set forth by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. She actively promotes the advancement of scientific knowledge and scholarship among the faculty, and is strongly focused on clinical opportunities for MU-COM students now and for the future.
Prior to joining Marian University in January 2019, Dr. Wright served as Associate Dean of Clinical Medicine at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Wright served as the Osteopathic Family Medicine Program Director at University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria/UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria, IL.
Dr. Wright completed her undergraduate training at Saint Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana, where she earned a B.S. in Biology and Pre-Medicine. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine/Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. She then completed her Family Medicine residency program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP).
Dr. Wright’s special interests include Women’s Health, Global Health, Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), and, of course, medical education. Dr. Wright’s most important title is that of “Mom” to her two boys Payton and Conlan. Dr. Wright and her husband, Cameron, enjoy outdoor activities and travel with their family. Dr. Wright enjoys playing the piano, riding horses, and has recently started rowing.
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