The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Alexi A. Wright MD, MPH

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Alexi A. Wright, MD MPH, is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology Outcomes Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her program of research focuses on mobile health interventions designed to improve physical activity, symptom management, and transitions in care in patients with advanced cancers with a focus on gynecologic cancers. Her lab also uses digital phenotyping to develop new systems to identify patients in distress using passive data from smartphones to enable earlier clinical interventions. Dr. Wright has received grants from the NIH, PCORI, AHRQ, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, ASCO, and the ACS. Dr. Wright was a 2010 NPCRC Junior Faculty Career Development Awardee, a recipient of a 2016 NPCRC Pilot & Exploratory Project Support Grant and is currently a member of the NPCRC Scientific Review Committee.