- Internship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2001-2002), Pediatrics
- Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2005-2008), Pediatric Rheumatology
- Residency - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2002-2004), Pediatrics
- Medical School - MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine (1997-2001)
Tracey Wright, M.D.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
- Pediatrics - Rheumatology
Dr. Tracey Wright is a graduate of Yale University and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her clinical and research interests relate to pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus and improving outcomes for children and adolescents with this disease.
Dr. Wright has received the American College of Rheumatology Physician Scientist Development Award and a Research Supplement grant from the National Institute for Allergy, and Infectious Disease to study the relationship between SLE global and renal disease activity and gene expression. She serves as the principal investigator for the Clinical and Sample Core for the recently NIAMS funded Center for Lupus Research, an integrated, cooperative center based at UT Southwestern, the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.
Dr. Wright is the Pediatric Fellowship Program Director, and a Pediatric Rheumatologist in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, practicing at Scottish Rite for Children and Children’s Medical Center, Dallas.
She has been included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list.
Education & Training
Professional Associations & Affiliations
- Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (2007)
- American College of Rheumatology (2005)
Honors & Awards
- D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
- D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2020-2021
- D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2016
- Dean's Leadership Emerging in Academic Departments (LEAD) Program Capstone Recognition Award 2013, UT Southwestern
- Lupus Research Institute Master Class in Clinical Sciences 2012
- Physician Scientist Development Award 2007, American College of Rheumatology
- Paula de Merieux Rheumatology Fellowship Award 2006, American College of Rheumatology
- MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine 2001, Alpha Omega Alpha
Books & Publications
Oxidized mitochondrial nucleoids released by neutrophils drive type I interferon production in human lupus.
Caielli S, Athale S, Domic B, Murat E, Chandra M, Banchereau R, Baisch J, Phelps K, Clayton S, Gong M, Wright T, Punaro M, Palucka K, Guiducci C, Banchereau J, Pascual V The Journal of experimental medicine 2016 Apr
Development of a Novel Renal Activity Index of Lupus Nephritis in Children and Young Adults.
Brunner HI, Bennett MR, Abulaban K, Klein-Gitelman MS, O'Neil KM, Tucker L, Ardoin SP, Rouster-Stevens KA, Onel KB, Singer NG, Anne Eberhard B, Jung LK, Imundo L, Wright TB, Witte D, Rovin BH, Ying J, Devarajan P Arthritis care & research 2016 Jul 68 7 1003-11
Multicenter inception cohort of enthesitis-related arthritis: variation in disease characteristics and treatment approaches.
Gmuca S, Xiao R, Brandon TG, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan EM, Weiss PF Arthritis research & therapy 2017 May 19 1 84
TLR recognition of self nucleic acids hampers glucocorticoid activity in lupus.
Guiducci C, Gong M, Xu Z, Gill M, Chaussabel D, Meeker T, Chan JH, Wright T, Punaro M, Bolland S, Soumelis V, Banchereau J, Coffman RL, Pascual V, Barrat FJ Nature 2010 Jun 465 7300 937-41
Validation of the Lupus Nephritis Clinical Indices in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Mina R, Abulaban K, Klein-Gitelman MS, Eberhard BA, Ardoin SP, Singer N, Onel K, Tucker L, O'neil K, Wright T, Brooks E, Rouster-Stevens K, Jung L, Imundo L, Rovin B, Witte D, Ying J, Brunner HI Arthritis care & research 2016 Feb 68 2 195-202
Development and retrospective validation of the juvenile spondyloarthritis disease activity (JSpADA) index.
Weiss PF, Colbert RA, Xiao R, Feudtner C, Beukelman T, Morgan DeWitt E, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Wallace CA Arthritis care & research 2014 Jul
Personalized Immunomonitoring Uncovers Molecular Networks that Stratify Lupus Patients.
Banchereau R, Hong S, Cantarel B, Baldwin N, Baisch J, Edens M, Cepika AM, Acs P, Turner J, Anguiano E, Vinod P, Khan S, Obermoser G, Blankenship D, Wakeland E, Nassi L, Gotte A, Punaro M, Liu YJ, Banchereau J, Rossello-Urgell J, Wright T, Pascual V Cell 2016 Jun 165 6 1548-1550
Pediatric rheumatology for the adult rheumatologist II: uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Wright T, Cron RQ Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases 2007 Aug 13 4 205-10
Comparative Effectiveness of Tumor Necrosis Factor Agents and Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Therapy in Children with Enthesitis-related Arthritis: The First Year after Diagnosis.
Weiss PF, Xiao R, Brandon TG, Pagnini I, Wright TB, Beukelman T, Morgan-DeWitt E, Feudtner C The Journal of rheumatology 2017 Sep
Pilot study comparing the childhood arthritis and rheumatology research alliance consensus treatment plans for induction therapy of juvenile proliferative lupus nephritis.
Cooper JC, Rouster-Stevens K, Wright TB, Hsu JJ, Klein-Gitelman MS, Ardoin SP, Schanberg LE, Brunner HI, Eberhard BA, Wagner-Weiner L, Mehta J, Haines K, McCurdy DK, Phillips TA, Huang Z, von Scheven E Pediatric rheumatology online journal 2018 Oct 16 1 65
T cell population expanded in lupus blood provides B cell help through interleukin-10 and succinate.
Caielli S, Veiga DT, Balasubramanian P, Athale S, Domic B, Murat E, Banchereau R, Xu Z, Chandra M, Chung CH, Walters L, Baisch J, Wright T, Punaro M, Nassi L, Stewart K, Fuller J, Ucar D, Ueno H, Zhou J, Banchereau J, Pascual V Nature medicine 2019 Jan 25 1 75-81
Paediatric systemic lupus erythematosus: insights from translational research.
Wright TB, Punaro M Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2017 Apr 56 suppl_1 i24-i31
IFN Priming Is Necessary but Not Sufficient To Turn on a Migratory Dendritic Cell Program in Lupus Monocytes.
Rodriguez-Pla A, Patel P, Maecker HT, Rossello-Urgell J, Baldwin N, Bennett L, Cantrell V, Baisch J, Punaro M, Gotte A, Nassi L, Wright T, Palucka AK, Banchereau J, Pascual V Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2014 May
Hypovitaminosis D is associated with greater body mass index and disease activity in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus.
Wright TB, Shults J, Leonard MB, Zemel BS, Burnham JM The Journal of pediatrics 2009 Aug 155 2 260-5
- Oxidized mitochondrial nucleoids released by neutrophils drive type I interferon production in human lupus.
- Improving outcomes in pediatric SLE
- Health Disparities in pediatric rheumatic disease
- Cardiovascular risk factors in pediatric SLE
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