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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Pamela J. Wright, PhD, MS, MEd, RN, CEN

Title: Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
Email: wrightpamelaj@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-6039
Office:

College of Nursing 
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, 613
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States

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Research

Exploring exercise outcome expectations and barriers and facilitators to exercise of women with PCOS to identify training supports for healthy lifestyle behavior change. NIH/NINR-F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship. 11/15/2020-11/15/2021. 

Professional Service

  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Endocrine Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • Emergency Nurses Association.

Professional Practice

Emergency Department 

Research Studies (Selected)

  • Advancing Knowledge of Exercise as Therapeutic Management for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Developing Smart Technology to Detect Medication-Taking Gestures
  • Virtual Home Assistant Use and Perceptions of Usefulness by Older Adults and Support Person Dyads

Publications (selected)

Wickersham, K. E., Dawson, R. M., Everhart, K. M., Miles, H. S., Schultz, B. E., Starr, K. P., Tucker, C. M., Wright, P. J., & Jenerette, C. M. (2021). “We Have Nobody to Help Us”: Experiences of African Americans living with sickle cell  disease. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/10436596211070600

Wright, P. J., Corbet, C. F., Pinto, B. M., Dawson, R. M., & Wirth, M. D. (2021). The impact of exercise perceptions and depressive symptoms on PCOS-specific health-related quality-of-life. Women’s Health, 17, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/17455065211065865

Corbett, C.F., Wright, P. J., Jones, K., & Parmer, M.D.  (2021). Older adults’ virtual home assistant use and the influence on social isolation and loneliness: A mini-review. Frontiers in Public Health, 9(742012), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.742012

Wright, P. J., Corbett, C. F., Pinto, B., Dawson, R., & Wirth, M. (2021). Resistance training as a therapeutic management in women with PCOS: What is the evidence? International Journal of Exercise Science, 14(3), 840-854.

Corbett, C., Combs, E., Chandarana, P., Stringfellow, I., Worthy, K., Nguyen, T., Wright, P. J., Okane, J. (2021). Medication adherence reminder system for virtual home assistants: Mixed methods evaluative study. JMIR Formative Research, 5(7), e27327. https://doi.org/10.2196/27327

Nguyen, T., Combs, E.M., Wright, P. J., & Corbett, C.F. (2021). Reducing fall risks among visually-impaired older adults. Home Healthcare Now, 39(4), 186-191. (Note:  Article Selected for Continuing Education Credits).

Corbett, C.F., Combs, E.M., Wright, P.J., Owens, O.L., Stringfellow, I., Nguyen, T.P., & Van Son, C.R. (2021). Virtual home assistant use and perceptions of usefulness by older adult and support person dyads. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(3), 1113. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18031113.

Wright, P. J., Pinto, B. M., & Corbett, C. F. (2020). Balancing internal and external validity using Precis-2 and RE-AIM: Case exemplars. Western Journal of Nursing, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945920940308

Wright, P. J., Corbett, C. F, & Dawson, R.M. (2020). Social construction of the biopsychosocial and medical experiences of women with PCOS. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 76(7), 1728-1736.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jan.14371

Shealy P. W., Lee W. J., DuBose, K. D., Kirkner, G. J., & Ainsworth, B. E. (2004). Risk factor screening and physical activity status among older South Carolinians. Journal of the SC Medical Association, 100, 299e-301e.


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