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2018 ASTS–Veloxis Advanced Transplant Provider Award Recipient

ASTS gratefully acknowledges Veloxis Pharmaceuticals for their sponsorship of the 2018 Advanced Transplant Provider Award.

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Ashley H. Seawright, DNP, ACNP-BC
University of Mississippi Medical Center


A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Ashley Seawright, D.N.P is the Clinical Director of Transplant Surgery and Surgical Oncology and an Instructor in the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Seawright obtained her B.S.N. from Baylor University in 1997 followed by an M.S.N. and certification as an acute care nurse practitioner at UMMC in 2007. She subsequently earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. Ashley is an active member of the ASTS, where she served on the Advanced Transplant Provider Committee from 2013 until 2017 and the living donor committee from 2017 until current. She has also been on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation since 2012. At UMMC, she serves as the Surgical Chief of Advanced Practice and as the Advanced Practice Provider Vice-Chair of the Council of Clinical Chairs. Dr. Seawright was awarded advanced practice nurse of the year by the Mississippi Nursing Association in February of 2017.