Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Ashley Seawright completed her BSN at Baylor University in 1997. After which time she worked as an ICU nurse until 2007, when she graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center with an MSN and became board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She was then hired as an instructor in the department of surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she serves as a nurse practitioner/hospitalists for the abdominal transplant, hepatobiliary and surgical oncology division managing patients in both an inpatient and outpatient clinical setting. In 2010, Dr. Seawright completed the Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree at Johns Hopkins followed by the Business Advantage Program at Millsaps College. In January of 2018, she was named the Advanced Transplant Provider of the year by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. In 2017, Mississippi Nurses’ Association & Mississippi Nurses’ Foundation awarded Dr. Seawright the Advanced Practice Nurse of 2017. Her professional and research interest include: kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation, living donation in minority groups, health disparities and access to care, quality improvement initiatives for the transplant population, as well as early recovery after surgery initiatives. Currently Dr. Seawright serves as Vice Chair of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) for the Council of Clinical Chairs and Surgical Chief of APPs. She is the adult hospital leadership for Advanced Practice Providers and surgical chief of advanced practice providers. In addition, she is clinical director of transplant and surgical oncology.