Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright

General Practitioner, Medial Author


Dr Michelle Wright qualified in 1997 in the UK and worked as a GP in London before moving to Switzerland. She has been an author with EMIS since 2007.

Michelle previously worked as a locum GP in England but now works part-time as a doctor in the Medical Service of the International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland.  Her work there includes carrying out medical examinations, helping with staff health queries, dealing with emergency medical situations, travel medicine and staff health promotion.  

Michelle is also Medical Director of HealthFirst, a Swiss company delivering First Aid training and health education seminars to individual members of the public, schools, businesses and international organisations. She has a regular radio show "Health Matters", broadcast on World Radio Switzerland and Mountain Radio Verbier, providing health education and advice.

Recent articles

Vaginal and Vulval Candidiasis Professional Reference

Synonyms: thrush, vulvovaginal candidiasis This is a yeast infection of the lower female reproductive tract. Pathogenesis The infective organism is a fungus …

Zinc Deficiency, Excess and Supplementation Professional Reference

The role of zinc in the body    Zinc is an essential trace element and has a number of roles and functions in the human body. It is an essential component/ …

Inverse Care Law and Distributive Justice Professional Reference

This page has been archived. It has not been updated since 17/07/2009. External links and references may no longer work. What is the inverse care law? The …

Palmar Erythema Professional Reference

Synonym: liver palms Palmar erythema is a reddening of the skin on the palmar aspect of the hands, usually over the hypothenar eminence. It may also involve the …

Rat-bite Fever Professional Reference

Synonyms: streptobacillary rat-bite fever, streptobacillosis, Haverhill fever, epidemic arthritic erythema, spirillary fever, sodoku Rat-bite fever is a zoonosis …