Vonda Wright, MD- LiveMORE: 4 steps to body, brains and bliss
What are you doing to live more every day? We can be healthy, vital, active and joyful if we are intentional in every moment. We are not destined to go from vitality to frailty as we age. We are in control of how we approach our aging process.
In this episode Dr. Vonda Wright discusses 4 steps to body, brains and bliss!
Vonda Wright is an orthopaedic surgeon and internationally recognized authority on active aging and mobility. She specializes in sports medicine and serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine for the Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute in Atlanta. An “Intra-preneur” she previously served as the inaugural Medical Director of the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex and founding director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA). Dr. Wright’s pioneering research in musculoskeletal aging and mobility is changing the way we view and treat the aging process.
In 2013, Dr. Wright ignited a national conversation on women’s health by launching the Women’s Health Conversations movement with the belief that today’s generation of women can transform our nation’s health for the betterment of all women and the world. The platform grew to include large live events, an online community generating more than 6 million digital exposures surrounding the events and a health innovation experience for millennials.
Dr. Wright regularly appears regularly in national TV, print and online media and is called upon to speak worldwide on topics of aging and longevity, healthcare innovation, women’s health and leadership. She has authored four books, Fitness After 40- “Your Strong Body at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond,” “Guide to THRIVE: 4 steps to Body, Brains & Bliss,” and “Younger in 8 weeks” and “Masterful Care of the Aging Athlete.”
Dr. Wright holds Bachelors degrees from Wheaton College and Rush University, a Master’s of science in Oncology Nursing from Rush University and a medical degree from the University of Chicago. She completed her residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in sports and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Raised on a farm in Kansas, Dr Wright lives with her husband, 2x Stanley Cup Champion, Peter Taglianetti and their blended family of 6 children in Atlanta.