John Knight (Dr James Wright)
Radio host, television personality, columnist and best-selling author, ‘Dr. James Wright’ has been part of Australia’s medical media scene for over 20 years.
His weekly Good Health Show is broadcast each Sunday on 2UE and provides medical updates and answers to listeners’ talk-back questions. He also publishes a regular column in the Sunday Telegraph.
An active practising GP in a northern Sydney suburb, Dr James Wright writes for a variety of professional publications including Post Script magazine (for Chemists and Pharmacy Assistants), Signs a subscription lifestyle magazine, and provides a media tracking service for pharmacists. He also has a 24-hour-a-day national telephone information system which operates 365 days a year, providing succinct information on a wide variety of health topics.
Dr James Wright speaks regularly at business conventions, lunches, conferences and seminars around Australia and overseas and regularly attends functions as an after-dinner speaker.
Dr James Wright recently completed his 26th book, and has had two books published per year for the past 13 years. Several have become international best sellers, published in twelve overseas countries. These include various translations and Braille and tape, for the blind. In 1998, Dr Wright was awarded the Order of Australia.
Proceeds from Dr James Wright’s various business and professional ventures go directly to Medi-Aid Centre Foundation which he established several years ago. This provides housing and ongoing accommodation for retired persons in the community. It is a government recognised Public Benevolent Institution and Charity. Four retirement villages have already been completed, and two more are in various stages of planning and production. These will accommodate more than 800 residents.
An unpretentious, down-to-earth presenter, Dr James Wright’s Dr Wright’s informal and practical approach is sure to entertain.
Dr Wright gave a thoroughly professional presentation, humorous yet containing serious messages about lifestyle and how to maximize your chances of remaining healthy.
-Sydney Water Board
Dr James Wright's informative and entertaining style with the subject of executive stress management was provoking. His earthy approach reminded many of fundamental self-care issues. His willingness to debate with the audience revealed a high standard of professional skills