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Tricia Wright, MD, MS


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Contact Information

Mailing Address: 490 Illinois St, 9301
San Francisco, CA 94143
Clinic Location: Labor & Delivery, UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital

Research/Clinical Interests

Substance use disorders in pregnancy, addiction medicine, mental health in women


Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1994 University of Michigan M.D. Medicine
1998 University of New Mexico Residency Ob/Gyn
2009 University of Hawai'i MSCR Biologic Sciences / Clinical Research

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2019 Distinguished Fellow; American Society of Addiction Medicine recognizing leaders in teh field of Addiction Medicine
2015 High L. Carey Community Partnership Award; Mutual of America National Award Winner for the collaborative work of Waikiki Health Path Center and the Salvation Army Family Treatment Center
2015 Hawai'i's Best Doctors; Honolulu Magazine
2010 Commendation and Dedication of Legislative Package; Hawai'i State Senate for the establishment of the Path Clinic
2006 Ho'omaluhia Award; Drug Policy Forum of Hawai'i recognizing the successful efforts to fund Hawaii's first perinatal clinic for women with substance use
2005 Thanks Doc; AlohaCare award to outstanding physician as nominated by patients

Selected Publications

Wright TE, Schuetter R, Tellei J, Sauvage L. Methamphetamines and pregnancy outcomes. Journal of addiction medicine. 2015;9(2):111-117.

Wright TE, Terplan M, Ondersma SJ, Boyce C, Yonkers K, Chang G, Creeaga A. The Role of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in the Perinatal Period. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 2016; 215(5): 539-547

Terplan M, Laird HJ, Hand DJ, Wright TE, Premkumar A, Martin CE, Meyer MC, Jones HE, Krans EE. Opioid Detoxification During Pregnancy: A Systematic Review. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018;131(5):803-814

Wright TE. Ed. (2018) Opioid use disorders in pregnancy: Management guidelines for improving outcomes. Cambridge, U.K. Cambridge University Press

Terplan M, Wright T. The effects of cocaine and amphetamine use during pregnancy on the newborn: myth versus reality. Invited Editorial in Journal of addictive diseases. 2011;30(1):1-5.

Wright TE. Opioid Prescribing After Oocyte-Retrieval. A Time for Caution. Invited Editorial in Fertility Sterility 2018 Oct;110(5):852.

Wright TE. Integrating Reproductive Health Services into Opioid Treatment Facilities: A missed opportunity to prevent opioid-exposed pregnancies and improve the health of women who use drugs 2019. Invited Editorial Journal of Addiction Medicine. March, 2019. Published ahead of print.