Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN

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    Margaret Grey

Dean and Annie Goodrich Professor

Yale School of Nursing

Hamden, CT

Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN is the Dean and Annie Goodrich Professor at the Yale School of Nursing. She has been at Yale since January of 1993. Prior to assuming the Deanship on September 1, 2005, she served as Associate Dean for Scholarly Affairs. She was the founding Director of the NIH funded Center for Self and Family Management and a related pre and post-doctoral training program. She was the founding director of the School's PhD. She is also currently the Director of the T3/Translational Research Core for the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. Previously she held progressive academic and administrative appointments at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, an MSN in pediatric nursing from Yale University, and a Doctorate in Public Health and social psychology from Columbia University.

A pediatric nurse practitioner with expertise in diabetes, Dr. Grey's research has focused on the adjustment of young people with diabetes mellitus, and the study of behavioral interventions that improve both metabolic control of diabetes and the quality of life in young people and their parents. Preventing type 2 diabetes in high risk youth is also a research interest. She has been instrumental in the development of practice-based research networks in nursing. She has been principal investigator for grants totaling over $25 million.

Dr. Grey is the author of over 250 journal articles, chapters, and abstracts and has received numerous regional and national honors for her research. She was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2005. She is the recipient of the Excellence in Nursing Research Award from the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Programs, the Achievement in Research Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, the Outstanding Nurse Researcher Award from the Eastern Nursing Research Society, and the Virginia Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research from the Connecticut Nurses' Association, among other awards. Dr. Grey is also a Distinguished Fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Nurse Practitioners, and a Fellow in the Society of Behavioral Medicine. She was elected to the American Academy of Nursing in 1990.

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. She was President of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners, a member of the second cohort of Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows, and a member of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health.