Edwina Wright

Assoc Professor

  • Department of Infectious Diseases, The Alfred and Central Clinical School, Monash University

    Melbourne

    Australia

  • Level 2, Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Road

    Melbourne

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

1990 …2019
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Biography

Associate Professor Wright is an infectious diseases physician who specialises in HIV medicine and HIV clinical research in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital, Monash Central Clinical School. She is also Honorary Principal Fellow and Co-Head HIV Elimination Program, Burnet Institute and Honorary Associate Professor, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity.

Associate Professor Wright’s clinical research interests include HIV prevention involving pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and early HIV treatment, HIV cure and HIV- associated neurological disorders. Dr Wright has led national and international clinical trials including a large PrEP trial in Australia, which enrolled over 5,000 participants. Dr Wright has published over 60 papers including articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and JAMA Internal.

 

External positions

Honorary Principal Fellow , Burnet Institute

2017 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

2015 → …

Research area keywords

  • HIV
  • Prevention
  • PrEP
  • HIV Cure
  • HIV prevention
  • HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders

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Projects 2013 2019

Research Output 1990 2019

31 Citations (Scopus)

Association of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis With Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Individuals at High Risk of HIV Infection

Traeger, M. W., Cornelisse, V. J., Asselin, J., Price, B., Roth, N. J., Willcox, J., Tee, B. K., Fairley, C. K., Chang, C. C., Armishaw, J., Vujovic, O., Penn, M., Cundill, P., Forgan-Smith, G., Gall, J., Pickett, C., Lal, L., Mak, A., Spelman, T. D., Nguyen, L. & 12 others, Murphy, D. A., Ryan, K. E., El-Hayek, C., West, M., Ruth, S., Batrouney, C., Lockwood, J. T., Hoy, J. F., Hellard, M. E., Stoové, M. A., Wright, E. J. & PrEPX study team, 9 Apr 2019, In : JAMA. 321, 14, p. 1380-1390 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Interest in Switching to On-Demand HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Among Australian Users of Daily PrEP: An Online Survey

Cornelisse, V. J., Lal, L., Price, B., Ryan, K. E., Bell, C., Owen, L. & Wright, E. J., Jul 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 7, 5 p., ofz287.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Beliefs in Antiretroviral Treatment and Self-Efficacy in HIV Management are Associated with Distinctive HIV Treatment Trajectories

Mao, L., de Wit, J., Adam, P., Post, J., Slavin, S., Cogle, A., Wright, E. & Kidd, M., Mar 2018, In : AIDS and Behavior. 22, 3, p. 887-895 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Decline in new HIV diagnoses among MSM in Melbourne

Chow, E. P. F., Medland, N. A., Denham, I., Wright, E. J. & Fairley, C. K., 1 Sep 2018, In : The Lancet HIV. 5, 9, p. e479-e481 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateResearchpeer-review

Activities 1996 2018

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (External organisation)

Edwina Wright (Member)
2018 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (VIC) (External organisation)

Edwina Wright (Chair/Co-Chair)
2018 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Co-head HIV Elimination Program, Burnet Institute

Edwina Wright (Fellow)
2017 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research organisation, centre or institute

Project Advisor Group, Australian Research Centre in Sex Health and Society, La Trobe University

Edwina Wright (Fellow)
2017 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Member of the National Gay Men’s HIV Education Program Advisory Panel

Edwina Wright (Member)
2017 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research organisation, centre or institute