Author Archives: Tanya Wright

Dr. Tanya Wright is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist who graduated from Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed her oral pathology residency training at The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens in Flushing, New York. After residency, Dr. Wright returned to teach at Meharry for eight years and was a part-time consultant with OralDNA Labs, Inc. Currently, Dr. Wright works at a Boston dental school as an Assistant Professor.

Whom Do You See When You Look at Me?

“I am a proud, highly educated Black woman who grew up in the South and, though I was called a ‘nappy-headed nigger’ at a summer camp, I did not let this deter or hinder me from graduating at the top of my class. I am a proud, highly educated Black woman who attended a historically […]

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