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Patricia Wright

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentCollege of Nursing, College of Provost
DivisionCollege of Nursing Research
Address5219 ED III College of Public Health
220 UAMS Campus Dr.
Mail Slot # 529
Little Rock AR 72205
Phone501-603-1290
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    Other Roles
    Assistant Professor, Graduate School University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    Assistant Professor, College of Nursing University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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    2016-2019- UAMS Academic Conflict of Interest Committee, appointed
    2016-2017- College of Nursing Faculty Assembly, Chair, elected
    2014-present- American Nurses’ Association
    2014-present- UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus, Research Committee
    2013-present- Association for Clinical and Translational Research
    2012-present- Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    2012-present- Southern Nursing Research Society, State Liaison; Co-Chair Health Systems/Health Policy Research Interest Group
    2010-present- Academy Health
    2004-present- National Association for Rural Mental Health
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    TRI, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design- Dr. Tiffany Haynes, PI-- Building Community Capacity to Address Mental Health Needs
    TRI, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design- Dr. Thomas Warmack, PI-- Participant Preferred Dissemination Methods
    TRI- Dr. Taryn Swindle, PI-- Food Experiences of Early Childhood Educators

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    2014National Institute on Drug Abuse Junior Investigator Travel Award, Addictions Health Services Research Conference in Boston, MA
    2011National Institute on Drug Abuse Junior Investigator Travel Award, Addictions Health Services Research Conference in Fairfax, VA
    2006National Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, selected to present student poster, American Public Health Association National Conference, Boston MA
    1992American Studies Institute Scholar, Harding University
    1984University College Alumni Award, University of Memphis

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    R21DA045246     (WRIGHT, PATRICIA B)Sep 30, 2018 - Aug 31, 2020
    NIH/NIDA
    Improving Treatment Strategies for Prescription Opioid Use Disorder- Resubmission
    Role: Principal Investigator

    116MIR/NLR     Oct 1, 2015 - Sep 30, 2016
    South Central MIRECC
    Tailoring a Shared Decision-Making Intervention for Women Veterans
    Role: Co-Investigator

         Aug 1, 2015 - Nov 30, 2015
    Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
    Dissemination and Implementation in Rare Cancer Community: PCORI Pilot Work Shared Across Rare Disease Populations.
    Role: Co-Investigator

         Feb 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015
    UAMS Department of Family & Preventive Medicine Research Fund
    Improving Conversations around HIV in Primary Care Settings.
    Role: Co-Investigator

         Jan 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2017
    Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
    Developing and Testing ‘Best Practices’ in Training for Academic/Community Research Partnerships.
    Role: Co-Investigator

         (WRIGHT, PATRICIA B)Aug 31, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014
    Arkansas Area Health Education Centers and Translational Research Institute
    Delivery and Utilization of HIV Testing and Treatment Services in AHEC Primary Care Clinics.
    Role: Principal Investigator

    #CIRB 13-29     Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2016
    VA HSR&D
    Development and Validation of a Perceived Access Measure.
    Role: Co-Investigator

         Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015
    VA HSR&D
    Medical Foster Homes: A Safe, Cost Effective Substitute for Nursing Homes?
    Role: Co-Investigator

         (WRIGHT, PATRICIA B)Aug 1, 2012 - Jul 1, 2013
    Research Intensive Faculty Experience, UAMS College of Nursing
    An Exploratory Study of HIV Testing among Rural and Urban African American Cocaine Users.
    Role: Principal Investigator

         Jul 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2015
    VA HSR&D
    Tailoring Interventions for Rural Veterans: What We Need to Know.
    Role: Co-Investigator

         Sep 20, 2007 - Aug 31, 2013
    NIDA/NIH
    Reducing Sexual Risk Behaviors among Rural African-American Cocaine Users.
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Urban K, Wright PB, Hester AL, Curran G, Rojo M, Tsai PF. Evaluation of an Education Strategy versus Usual Care to Implement the STEADI Algorithm in Primary Care Clinics in an Academic Medical Center. Clin Interv Aging. 2020; 15:1059-1066. PMID: 32753856.
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    2. Stewart KE, Wright PB, Montgomery BEE, Cornell C, Gullette D, Pulley L, Ounpraseuth S, Thostenson J, Booth B. Reducing Risky Sex among Rural African American Cocaine Users: A Controlled Trial. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(1):528-547. PMID: 28239017.
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    3. Booth BM, Wright PB, Ounpraseuth ST, Stewart KE. Trajectory of substance use after an HIV risk reduction intervention. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015; 41(4):345-52. PMID: 26035094.
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    4. Wright PB, Booth BM, Curran GM, Borders TF, Ounpraseuth ST, Stewart KE. Correlates of HIV testing among rural African American cocaine users. Res Nurs Health. 2014 Dec; 37(6):466-77. PMID: 25346379.
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    5. Wright, P.B., Borders, T., Booth, B.M., Han, X., & Stewart, K.E. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. Perceived need for HIV testing among rural and urban African American cocaine users. 2014.
    6. Gullette D, Booth BM, Wright PB, Montgomery BE, Stewart KE. Sexual sensation seeking, transactional sex, and rural African American cocaine users. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2014 Jul-Aug; 25(4):289-96. PMID: 24070647.
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    7. Wright PB, Stewart KE, Curran GM, Booth BM. A Qualitative Study of Barriers to the Utilization of HIV Testing Services Among Rural African American Cocaine Users. J Drug Issues. 2013 Jul; 43(3):314-334. PMID: 24039279.
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    8. Borders TF, Stewart KE, Wright PB, Leukefeld C, Falck RS, Carlson RG, Booth BM. Risky sex in rural America: longitudinal changes in a community-based cohort of methamphetamine and cocaine users. Am J Addict. 2013 Nov-Dec; 22(6):535-42. PMID: 24131160.
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    9. Wright PB, Curran GM, Stewart KE, Booth BM. A qualitative analysis of provider barriers and solutions to HIV testing for substance users in a small, largely rural southern state. J Rural Health. 2013; 29(4):420-31. PMID: 24088216.
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    10. Wright, P.B., Stewart, K.E., Curran, G.M., Booth, B.M. A qualitative study of barriers to the utilization of HIV testing services among rural African American cocaine users. Journal of Drug Issues. 2013; 43(3):314-334.
    11. Stewart KE, Wright PB, Sims D, Tyner KR, Montgomery BE. The "translators": engaging former drug users as key research staff to design and implement a risk reduction program for rural cocaine users. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Apr; 47(5):547-54. PMID: 22428822.
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    12. Montgomery BE, Stewart KE, Wright PB, McSweeney J, Booth BM. "We as drug addicts need that program": Insight from rural African American cocaine users on designing a sexual risk reduction intervention for their community. Subst Use Misuse. 2012 Jan; 47(1):44-55. PMID: 22216991.
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    13. Oser, C., Leukefeld, C., Staton-Tindall, M., Duvall, J., Garrity, T., Stoops, W., Falck, R., Wang, J., Carlson, R., Sexton, R., Wright, P., & Booth, B. Criminality among rural stimulant users in the United States. Crime and Delinquency. 2011; 57(4):600-621.
    14. Stewart, K.E., Wright, P.B., Montgomery, B.E.E., Pulley, L., Gullette, D., & Booth, B.M. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. “It’s not nasty if you got a clean partner:” Perspectives on sexual risk from rural African-American cocaine users. 2010; 17(Suppl 1):S321.
    15. Booth, B.M., Curran, G.C., Han, X., Wright, P.B., Frith, S., Leukefeld, C., Falck, R., Carlson, R.G. Longitudinal relationship between psychological distress and multiple substance use: Results from a three-year multi-site natural history study of rural stimulant users. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2010; 71:258-267.
    16. Gullette DL, Wright PB, Booth BM, Feldman Z, Stewart KE. Stages of change, decisional balance, and self-efficacy in condom use among rural African-American stimulant users. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2009 Nov-Dec; 20(6):428-41. PMID: 19887285.
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    17. Wright, P.B., McSweeney, J.C., Frith, S.E., Stewart, K.E., and Booth, B.M. Losing all the pieces: a qualitative study of HIV risk perception and risk reduction among rural African American women who use cocaine. Journal of Drug Issues. 2009; 39(3):577-605.
    18. Borders, T.F., Booth, B.M., Han, X., Wright, P., Leukefeld, C., Falck, R.S., and Carlson, R.G. Longitudinal changes in methamphetamine and cocaine use in untreated rural stimulant users: racial differences and the impact of methamphetamine legislation. Addiction. 2008; 103:800-808.
    19. Stoops WW, Tindall MS, Havens JR, Oser CB, Webster JM, Mateyoke-Scrivner A, Wright PB, Booth BM, Leukefeld CG. Kentucky rural stimulant use: a comparison of methamphetamine and other stimulant users. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2007 Nov; Suppl 4:407-17. PMID: 18284106.
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    20. Wright PB, Stewart KE, Fischer EP, Carlson RG, Falck R, Wang J, Leukefeld CG, Booth BM. HIV risk behaviors among rural stimulant users: variation by gender and race/ethnicity. AIDS Educ Prev. 2007 Apr; 19(2):137-50. PMID: 17411416.
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