Deborah Wright is a General and Colorectal Surgeon in Dunedin, and Senior Lecturer at Dunedin Medical School.

Deborah began her medical training in the UK, before relocating to New Zealand in 2003 where she completed her training in General Surgery and a PhD in the molecular biology of colorectal cancer.

Deborah went on to complete subspecialty training in colorectal surgery spending time in Auckland and Birmingham,United Kingdom.

Her research interests included surgical education, large collaborative studies and cancer biology. She in a board member for the Dunedin Colorectal Cancer Cohort, and on the Lower GI Working Party of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group.

Deborah is also very interested in gender equity, and more widely in issues of diversity and inclusion in surgery.

Deborah uses social media, particularly twitter, as a source of information, inspiration and as a forum to progress positive cultural change. Follow her @scalpel_deborah

 

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