Danielle Wright-Terrell

Doctor of Medicine

Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics
Gynecologic Surgery & Obstetrics Advanced Clerkship Director
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Uterine Fibroids
Medical Education


Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
2016 – 2020
Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, SC

Doctor of Medicine
2012 – 2016
Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, SC

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Minor in Chemistry
2008 – 2012
Davidson College; Davidson, NC


Danielle Wright-Terrell is an accomplished obstetrician and gynecologist, currently serving as an Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, MD. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she also earned her Doctor of Medicine. Her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in Chemistry, was earned at Davidson College in Davidson, NC.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Military Health System Female Physician Leadership Course (nominated and elected), 2023

Association of Professors in Gynecology & Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award (nominated and selected), 2023

USUHS School of Medicine Dean’s Impact Award, 2022

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist Armed Forces District Burch Award (Best Scientific Paper), 2022

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist Armed Forces District Chairman’s Award (Best Scientific Paper), 2021

Representative Bibliography

Wright, D., Britten J., Malik M., & Catherino W. Relugolix & Elagolix Directly Inhibit Leiomyoma Extracellular Matrix Production in 2D & 3D Cell Culture. Fertility and Sterility Science. 2022. Chairman’s Award 2021 & Burch Award 2022. PMID: 35977805

Wright D. & Campedelli A. Pilot Study: Increasing Medical Student Comfort in Transgender Gynecology. MedEd Publish. 2022. PMID: 36168535

Wright D., Kim Won J., Lindsay H., & Catherino W. A review of GNRH antagonists as treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding-leiomyoma (aub-l) and their influence on the readiness of service members. Military Medicine. 2022. PMID: 35348746

Wright D., Bailer J., Hall, A., Lindsey, H., & Wyatt, B. Pilot Study: Increasing Confidence in OBGYN Applicants Through Prep Course Prior to Audition Rotations. Cureus. 2022. PMID: 36106289