Melissa Wright Bio

Melissa Wright, MBA

Director of Patient Engagement & Outreach,

Melissa Wright currently serves as the Director of Patient Engagement & Outreach for, a non-profit patient advocacy organization; and Project Manager for MyLymeData, a project of, a patient registry and research platform. She boasts 17 years of experience in the healthcare space, with the last seven and a half years representing the Lyme patient community in government testimony, panel moderation, and registry management. Melissa has co-authored an evidence-based poster using data from the MyLymeData patient registry that has been used at professional conferences for Lyme disease. Prior to joining, Melissa worked in the healthcare field for 10 years, with a myriad of exposure to the patient experience. She has worked and consulted in the private practice setting improving patient care and medical billing practices. Melissa believes in the power of the patient voice, and that it should be at the center of all aspects of healthcare; so that each patient and those that care for them are able to make informed decisions concerning their healthcare.