VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Research and Education Librarian
Research and Education
Room 144-F, Tompkins-McCaw Library
M.L.S. Library Science, East Carolina University, 1981
B.S. Education, VCU, 1970
Previous Professional Experience
Joint Appointment, Associate Professor, Research Programs, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, VCU School of Medicine, 2009-present
Outreach Coordinator, NN/LM South Central Region, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, 1995-1996
Chief, Information Management Division, Fayetteville, [N.C.] Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1992-1995
Director, Library and Information Services, Fayetteville [N.C.] Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1983-1995
Reference Librarian/Associate Director, Fayetteville [N.C.] Area Health Education Center (FAHEC), 1982-1983
Ornato JP, Becker LB, Weisfeldt ML, Wright BA. Cardiac arrest and resuscitation: an opportunity to align research prioritization and public health need. Circulation. 2010 Nov 2; 122(18):1876-1879.
Lubker IM, Henderson ME, Canevari CS, Wright BA. Refocusing reference services outside the library building: one library's experience. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2010 July; 29(3):218-228.
Longo DR, Schubert SL, Wright BA, LeMaster J, Williams CD, Clore JN. Health information seeking, receipt, and use in diabetes self-management. Annals of Family Medicine. 2010 July-Aug; 8(4):334-340.
Shipman JP, Wright BA, Separ KR. Hypertension Resources: An Overview of Web Resources. Health Care on the Internet. 2001;5(3):41-48.
Self PC, Wright BA, Waugh JL. Remote Users of Health Sciences Libraries.Library Trends. 1998 Summer;47(1):75-90.
Wright, B.A., Lubker, I.M., Jones, S.D., Brown, R.E., Cyrus, J.W.W., Henderson, M.E., Ladd, D.L., Johnson, E.M., Bryant, N., Purcell, K.S. (2013) A Common Wealth of Public Health and Primary Care Information: Revitalizing a Collaborative Partnership. Poster presented at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
Longo, D.R., Wright, B.A., and Lee, J. (2013) Public Reporting as a Communication Tool to Aid Vulnerable Consumers in Healthcare Decisions: What Do We Know? AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
Wright, B.A., Lubker, I.M., Jones, S.D., and Purcell, K.S. (2013) A Common Wealth of Public Health and Primary Care Information. Poster presented at the Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium, Richmond, VA.
Longo, D.R. and Wright, B.A. (2012). Public Reporting as a Communication Tool to Aid Vulnerable Consumers in Healthcare Decisions: What Do We Know? Poster presented at the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare Research & Teaching Forum, Providence, RI.
Purcell KS, Wright BA, McDaniel J, Shuford VP. A Collaborative Partnership to Support Community-based Preceptors' Information Access (Poster). National Area Health Education Centers Organization (NAO) Conference, San Antonio, TX. July 2012.
Lubker IM, Wright BA, Henderson ME. Librarians Outside the Library: A Look at Dealing with Some of the Benefits and Pitfalls (Poster). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. May 17, 2011.
Wright BA, Jones SD, Shuford VP, Purcell KS. Rethinking a Library's Training Approach for Pharmacy Preceptors (Poster). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. May 17, 2011.
Wright BA, Jones SD, Stone V, Shuford VP, Purcell KS. A Collaborative Partnership to Support Community-based Pharmacy Preceptors' Information Access (Poster). Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chapel Hill, NC. October 15, 2010
Longo DR, Elder NC, Krist AH, Wright BA, Rothemich SF, Frazier CO. Facilitators and Potential Solutions in Quality Performance Measurement in Primary Care (Paper). Agency for Healthcare Research Quality-Practice Based Research Network (AHRQ-PBRN) Conference, Bethesday, MD, June 26, 2009.
Lubker IM, Wright BA. Librarians Outside the Library - Benefits Realized (Paper). Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Chapel Hill, NC. October 15, 2010
Longo DR, Wright B, Elder NC, Frazier CO, Krist AH, Rothemich SF. Toward Quality Improvement in Primary Care: Barriers and Facilitators to Quality Performance Measurement Data Collection and Reporting (Paper). North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Conference. Montreal, Quebec, November 17, 2009.
Wright BA, Canevari CS, Lubker IM, Henderson ME, Green MJ, Hughes KM, Williams AT, Jones SD, Shipman JP. Striving for New Peakes in Reference Services: Becoming Strategic Partners in Research Initiatives (Paper). Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Morgantown, WV. October 21, 2008.
Talluto BA, Wright BA, Garnett W, Mayer SD, Greene HA, et al. Creation of a Survey Instrument to Collect Data on Library Resources for Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Self-Study (Poster). American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. July 2008
Lubker IM, Williams AT, Wright BA, Canevari CS, Flanagan P, Shipman JP. Cooking Up Customer Service: a Recipe for Success! (poster) Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. October 10, 2007.
Wright BA, Lubker IM, Sharma A, Johnson RE, Scott MJ, Canevari CS, Nunemaker MS. An Examination of Joint E-Reference Service: Has the Time Come for a Health Sciences Virtual Reference Service Consortium? (poster). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. May 2006
Hill L, Wright BA, Calarco PV, Shuford V. Digital Curriculum: Pharmacy and Library Collaboration to Support the Pharm.D. Curriculum (poster). American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, July 2001
Wright BA, Thiss MH, Jones JD. Invoking the Cinderella Effect: Beautifying the Library with Little or No $$$ (Contributed paper) Mid-Atlantic Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Wilmington, NC, October 1999.
Self PC, Wright BA. Assessing Digital Information Needs Among Users of an Urban Health Sciences Library: a Qualitative Study (Contributed Paper). Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 1998.
University Committee Work
Curriculum Committee, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science, School of Pharmacy. Ex Officio. 2004-present
Family Medicine Research Team, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, VCU School of Medicine
Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Medical Library Association
- Hospital Libraries Section
- Pharmacy and Drug Information Section
- Public Services Section
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Special Interest Group
Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association
Consumer health information, health sciences library outreach, family medicine/primary care research, grantsmanship, mentoring