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Jennifer C. Wright Receives 2017 Inspiration Award from J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center

Savannah, GA – On Friday, August 25th, at J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center’s 2017 Annual Gala,  Ms. Jennifer C. Wright, Director of Medical Staff Services & Public Policy at Memorial Health University Medical Center, received the “2017 Inspiration Award”.

Ms. Wright, who serves as a Board Chair at JCLPHCC and also is a Board Member at Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council, has truly been an inspiration to many for her commitment to our community and hard work toward improvement of health services and health status of our residents.

With gratitude and much appreciation, Safety Net team congratulates Ms. Wright for this well deserved recognition!


After moving to Savannah in 2008, Jennifer Wright joined Memorial Health and currently serves as the Director of Medical Staff Services and Public Policy. Jennifer previously held director level positions with a regional medical center in Kentucky and successfully developed a new human resource infrastructure after the merger of two hospitals. She also served as Director of the HealthPark, a medical fitness and wellness facility, leading many initiatives to improve community health. During her six years as Director of the HealthPark, Jennifer also had responsibility for community outreach including a free clinic, healthy community initiative, school health partnership, a diabetes health resource center. After graduating from Murray State University with a bachelor of science degree in Organizational Development and Communication, Jennifer worked in the Washington, D.C and the Kentucky field office for United States Senator Mitch McConnell.

Jennifer is currently on the Board of Directors for J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center, Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council, Coastal Georgia Indicators Coalition, Riverview Health & Rehabilitation Center, and the United Way of the Coastal Empire. She previously served on Board of Directors for Community Health Mission, Healthy Savannah, MedBank Foundation, and the Youth Futures Authority.

Jennifer and her husband, Chris, have two sons, Ben and Warren.