About

Dr Helen Wright’s goal is to enhance genomics in healthcare, specifically nursing and midwifery.  Dr Wright is an experienced academic and teaches into the undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programs.  She has a clinical background in nursing and genetic counselling.  Her PhD focused on genomics in nursing practice in Australia.  She has a particular interest and expertise in the clinical application of genomics and aims to improve the knowledge and application of genomics by nurses and midwives.

Dr Wright is a member of several professional genomics and nursing organisations:

International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Human Genetics Society of Australasia

Australian Society of Genetic Counsellors

Australian College of Nursing 

Dr Wright is research active in the field of genomics and is available to supervise Higher Degree Research students who are interested in genomics in healthcare.

Teaching
  • MD3000: Selective Study (Level 3; TSV)
  • NS2219: Inclusive Practice (Level 2; CNS & TSV)
  • NS3772: Transition to Practice (Level 3; TSV)
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  • 2005 - Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence in Genetic Counselling
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