Dr. Vonda Wright has gained national prominence as an expert in active aging and dramatically changes the lives of patients and athletes over 40 everyday. Her approach to living vital, active and thriving lives is praised by medical experts, fitness gurus and adult onset exercisers alike. One of only a few female Orthopaedic surgeons in the country, Dr. Wright specializes in sports medicine for athletes over 40 and is a rising star in academia and popular media. She is the creator and director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA); a one of a kind program for maximizing the performance and minimizing injury in recreational exercisers over 40 and elite masters athletes alike. Dr. Wright’s first book, “Fitness After 40: How to stay strong at any age” was enthusiastically received and sold into its third printing before reaching book store shelves.