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Margaret Grey

Annie Goodrich Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus of Nursing; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation; Professor of Pediatrics (secondary)

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Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN


Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN is the Annie W. Goodrich Professor at the Yale School of Nursing. She also holds appointments in the Department of Pediatrics and as Deputy Director for community and collaboration at the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. She served as Dean of the School of Nursing from 2005-2015. A pediatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Grey's research has focused on improving the lives of youth with type 1 diabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes using innovative web-based programs developed using patient-engaged approaches. She has been principal investigator for grants totaling over $45 million.

The author of over 380 journal articles, chapters, and abstracts, she has received numerous regional and national honors for her research. She was elected to the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) in 2005, and she was named the Outstanding Nurse Scientist by the American Academy of Nursing in
2008. She was named the Rubin Award recipient by the American Diabetes Association for outstanding contributions to behavioral medicine. She has served on multiple NIH and AHRQ review panels, and she was the
chairperson of the Nursing Science Review Committee for the National Institute
of Nursing Research from 1995-1997.

Education & Training

  • DrPH
    Columbia University, Sociomedical Sciences (1985)
  • MSN
    Yale University School of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (1976)
  • BSN
    University of Pittsburgh (1970)


  • Improving outcomes in youth with type 1 diabetes in Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand 2008
    With Professor Pornsi at Mahidol University, Professor Grey is consulting on a study of behavioral interventions for youth with diabetes in Thailand.
  • Research Development - Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    China (2004-2015)
    Assisting with PhD program development and faculty research

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Rubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Behavioral MedicineAmerican Diabetes Association2015
Legacy LaureateUniversity of Pittsburgh2009
Outstanding Nurse ScientistAmerican Academy of Nursing/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science2008
MemberInstitute of Medicine2005
FellowSociety of Behavioral Medicine2005
Achievement in Research AwardNational Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties2000
Excellence in Nursing Research AwardAssociation of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Programs2000
Executive Nurse FellowshipRobert Wood Johnson Foundation1999
Virginia Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing ResearchConnecticut Nurses' Association1997
FellowAmerican Academy of Nursing1990

Professional Service

Deputy Director, Community and EngagementYale Center for Clinical Investigation2011 - Present

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