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Greg Rhee, PhD, FACE

Assistant Professor Adjunct, Psychiatry


Greg Rhee, PhD, FACE, is Assistant Professor of Medicine (Psychiatry) and Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics). He is a pharmaco-epidemiologist and mental health services researcher studying access to care, quality of care, and clinical and patient-reported outcomes in patients with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders. His current research focuses on mood disorders, dementias, and suicidality as well as cannabis and opioids.

As an accredited professional statistician (PStat®) certified by the American Statistical Association, his expertise is grounded in (1) population-based observational studies using large databases and (2) systematic reviews and meta-analyses of existing studies. In particular, he has extensive knowledge and experience with administrative claims data (e.g., Medicare and Medicaid), national health and healthcare survey data, and other data sources including electronic health records (e.g., Epic® database from Yale-New Haven Health), RCT data, and mortality data. He also investigates long-term comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for psychiatric and/or substance use disorders.

He has 130+ peer-reviewed research articles published in highly respected medical, psychiatric, and healthcare policy journals, such as JAMA, JAMA Psychiatry, and American Journal of Psychiatry. He has also been a successful Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on multiple research projects funded by federal agencies, including Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Outside Yale Psychiatry, he also serves as an Investigator at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System VISN 1 MIRECC.

Education & Training

  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine (2019)
  • PhD
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (2017)
  • MA
    The University of Chicago (2011)
  • AB
    Emory University (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public HealthDelta Omega (Faculty Mentor)2023
FellowAmerican College of Epidemiology2022
NIMH Advanced Research Institute (ARI) in Aging and Mental HealthNational Institute of Mental Health2021
Research Career Institute in Mental Health of Aging (CIMA) AwardNational Institute of Mental Health2019
Travel FellowshipAssociation for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Addiction (AMERSA)2019
NIA/RAND Summer Institute Fellowship in AgingNational Institute on Aging2018
CERSI Scholar AwardCenter for Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) Scholar Award Program2018
Travel FellowshipInternational Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)2016
Best Poster Award with HonorariumInternational Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress2013

Professional Service

American Journal of Geriatric PsychiatryEditorial Board Member2023 - Present
Depression and AnxietyAssociate Editor2022 - Present
Journal of Clinical PsychiatryEditorial Board Member2022 - Present