Davene Wright

Assistant Professor of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

CHOICE Affiliate Faculty, Department of Pharmacy, School Faculty

Website: Harvard Population Medicine


Davene Wright, PhD is a member of the faculty at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wright received her doctorate in Health Policy and Decision Sciences from Harvard University. Her research aims to improve the supply of and demand for efficient health care that can improve the management of pediatric chronic diseases, with a focus on childhood obesity. In her work, she utilizes conjoint analysis, economic evaluation, simulation modeling, and health services research methods. Dr. Wright’s work has been funded by NIH, the American Heart Association, and the American Diabetes Association.

Prior to transitioning to her role at Harvard, Dr. Wright was an Acting Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and an Investigator within the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children’s Hospital.