MARIA WRIGHT, MD, NCMP Maria Wright, MD, has been practicing internal medicine since 1997. Originally from Fairfield, Ill., Dr. Wright earned her undergraduate (graduating summa cum laude) and medical degrees (graduating AOA) from Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, she was awarded the Missouri Award for Internal Medicine, a prestigious honor, at her medical school graduation. She completed her internal medicine residency (earning the Intern of the Year Award for 1993-1994) and chief residency at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She became board certified in 1997. From 1997 to 2001, Dr. Wright practiced and taught at Wright State University. She joined Lisa Larkin, MD, & Associates in 2002; transitioned to UC Health Women's Center in 2012 (when Dr. Larkin sold her practice to UC Health,) and now once again, brings her expertise to the Lisa Larkin, MD & Associates practice. Dr. Wright has received numerous academic and service awards over the course of her training. Her special interests are diabetes management and hyperlipidemia, hypertension management and preventative management. She also has completed an advanced credentialing course in menopause and is now a certified menopause clinician (NCMP) through the North American Menopause Society.