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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Pamela J. Wright, PhD(c), MS, MEd, RN, CEN

Title: Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
Phone: 803-777-6039

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



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

  • 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)

Corbett, C.F., Combs, E.M., Wright, P.J., Owens, O.L., Stringfellow, I., Nguyen, T.P., & Van Son, C.R. (in peer review). Virtual home assistant use and perceptions of usefulness by older adult and support person dyads. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 

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. 

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. 

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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