Vonda Wright

Orthopedic Surgeon and Internationally Recognized Authority on Active Aging and Mobility

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Pennsylvania, USA

  • Vonda Wright`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Vonda Wright`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Pennsylvania, USA

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PIVOT TO RESILIENCE: Re-thinking what it means to LiveMORE and Prosper

In these times we may feel like the safe option is to huddle down and wait for the normal that we recognize to return. As leaders and highly functioning people, you are capable of a PIVOT to a forward-facing approach of rethinking how we are ...

In these times we may feel like the safe option is to huddle down and wait for the normal that we recognize to return. As leaders and highly functioning people, you are capable of a PIVOT to a forward-facing approach of rethinking how we are going to Live Long and prosper by building mental and physical hardiness that builds a new kind of strength and moves us forward into our new world. 

Dr. Vonda Wright Draws from 20 years of caring for high-level athletes and executives to bring you tactics for building physical and mental strength in all areas of your life, bend but not break and Live MORE in our new world.

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Science Fiction is Now Reality - Regenerative Medicine is Changing How We Live

We live in an amazing age of medical discovery and innovation. The imagination of science fiction epics is becoming reality as we harness the body’s potential for healing and regenerating itself as well and fuse the line between man and machine. Dr. Wright draws on her more ...

We live in an amazing age of medical discovery and innovation. The imagination of science fiction epics is becoming reality as we harness the body’s potential for healing and regenerating itself as well and fuse the line between man and machine. Dr. Wright draws on her more than 20 years of research experience to illuminate today’s “wonders of the world” for non-science business and community audiences.

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Strong & Courageous: Empowering Women to Take the Lead

As women, we’ve always watched each other successfully manage our households and families. Now, as we watch women successfully manage nations and corporations globally, we know: it’s about time that women take the lead. Orthopedic surgeon, author, researcher, wife, ...

As women, we’ve always watched each other successfully manage our households and families. Now, as we watch women successfully manage nations and corporations globally, we know: it’s about time that women take the lead.

Orthopedic surgeon, author, researcher, wife, and mother Dr. Vonda Wright applies the lessons she’s learned on her own road to success in a field dominated by 94% men to empower women to step up and take a chance on ourselves — men do it all day, every day, why don’t we? In this motivational talk, we will learn how to negotiate our worth and play up our strengths to break through our self-imposed barriers and shine as brightly as we deserve. It’s high time.

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4 Steps to Body, Brains, Bliss

Dr. Wright explains how the best health is no accident but requires purposeful strategic planning. This fun speech or workshop unfolds the 4 steps for Creating A Vision for your future, taking Action via Move-ing and Eat-ing, addressing Attitudes that create barriers to health...

Dr. Wright explains how the best health is no accident but requires purposeful strategic planning. This fun speech or workshop unfolds the 4 steps for Creating A Vision for your future, taking Action via Move-ing and Eat-ing, addressing Attitudes that create barriers to health and the amazing science between the body-brain- connection and measuring Achievement in short and long term health. Perfect for executive innovation seminars, university, or community groups.

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Millennial Well-th: The Future of Health and Wellbeing

Women make more than 80% of the health care decisions in this country, not only for themselves but for everyone they touch in their lives – their children, spouses, parents, friends, co-workers. It is women who impact individual health and therefore the nation’s health. ...

Women make more than 80% of the health care decisions in this country, not only for themselves but for everyone they touch in their lives – their children, spouses, parents, friends, co-workers. It is women who impact individual health and therefore the nation’s health. And with Millennials growing into a massive influential block in our economy, it’s time to identify and address the needs of this powerful generation of women.

Orthopedic surgeon, author, and researcher Dr. Vonda Wright with her non-profit Women’s Health Conversations set out to explore the health behaviors, attitudes, and desires of Millennial women. Hear the surprising trends we uncovered and stay ahead of the curve in order to innovate our health, culture, and economy in 2021 and beyond.

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Business and Entrepreneurship: Business Success Stories as Told by the Disney Princesses

Blending her roles as entrepreneur and mommy, Dr. Wright presents a playful discussion of hard-core business success principles as illustrated via the Disney Princesses. These ladies are not just pretty faces but overcome great odds to rule kingdoms and conquer armies.  A ...

Blending her roles as entrepreneur and mommy, Dr. Wright presents a playful discussion of hard-core business success principles as illustrated via the Disney Princesses. These ladies are not just pretty faces but overcome great odds to rule kingdoms and conquer armies.  A perfect interlude for women’s groups, executives, and mommyprenuers.

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Leading the Boys

As a sports doc for nearly 20 years in the competitive male dominated world of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Wright has learned a thing or two about leveling the playing field, optimizing performance and leading at work and life. Create your 4-step plan for success at ...

As a sports doc for nearly 20 years in the competitive male dominated world of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Wright has learned a thing or two about leveling the playing field, optimizing performance and leading at work and life.

  • Create your 4-step plan for success at work and life
  • Learn Dr. Wright’s “curb in/curb out” leadership approach to optimizing performance

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The shoes you wear: leading an “Averaged” life

Surgeon, Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Researcher, Wife, Mother, Daughter…..Dr. Wright fills all these shoes and no longer believes in “extreme multi-tasking” or “balancing it all”  After being asked hundreds of times, “how do you do it all” and “don’t you ...

Surgeon, Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Researcher, Wife, Mother, Daughter…..Dr. Wright fills all these shoes and no longer believes in “extreme multi-tasking” or “balancing it all”  After being asked hundreds of times, “how do you do it all” and “don’t you sleep” Dr. Wright shares how she has learned to fill only one pair of shoes at a time and live, not a “balanced” life but an “averaged” life she loves.

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About Keynote Speaker Vonda Wright

Dr. Vonda Wright is an orthopedic surgeon and internationally recognized authority on active aging and mobility. She believes with mobility, smart nutrition, and building relationships we can harness our own power to control 70% of our health and aging.

Dr. Wright specializes in sports medicine and is one of only a few female orthopedic surgeons in the United States. She is the founding director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA) and the inaugural Medical Director of the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. Her pioneering research in mobility and musculoskeletal aging is changing the way we view and treat the aging process.

Dr. Wright speaks worldwide and has authored two mainstream books, “Fitness After 40: How to Stay Strong at Any Ageand “Guide to THRIVE: 4 steps to Body, Brains & Bliss.” Her current book project is entitled, “Prescription for Prosperity.”  In 2013, Dr. Wright ignited a national conversation on Women’s Health via her online and live conference series, Women’s Health Conversations, focused on educating and empowering smart savvy women to make the best health decisions for themselves and those they touch.

Dr. Wright regularly appears on national TV shows including “Dr. Oz” and “The Doctors.” She is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and U.S. News & World Report, in magazines such as Maxim, Prevention, Fitness, MORE, Runner’s World, Best Life andArthritis Today, and in numerous online publications.

Dr. Wright earned her medical degree from the University of Chicago, completed a residency in Orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in sports and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Dr. Wright practices at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, serves as the team doc for the University of Pittsburgh Olympic Sports Teams and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and lives with her husband, 2x Stanley Cup Champion, Peter Taglianetti and their blended family of 6 children in Pittsburgh.

Testimonials

Dr. Vonda Wright put on an impressive show for a group of nearly 350 CEOs from across the US.  She kept the group engaged, and gave them meaningful, actionable take home value that received universal accolades for its broad applicability to their lives. Beyond that, Vonda is just a wonderful and inspiring person whom I feel lucky to have met.

Amir Hague

CEO, Supermoon

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