Margaret Grey DrPH

Annie Goodrich Professor of Nursing; Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation


Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN is the Dean and Annie W. Goodrich Professor at the Yale School of Nursing. 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, as well as the School's doctoral program. 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, 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. She has been instrumental in the development of practice-based research networks in nursing, and serves as Director of the TIII/Translational Research Core for the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. She has been principal investigator for grants totaling over $25 million.

The author of over 220 journal articles, chapters, and abstracts, she has received numerous regional and national honors for her research. She was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2005, and she was named the Outstanding Nurse Scientist by the American Academy of Nursing in 2008. 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. She was also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association where she has been instrumental in developing standards of behavioral care for youth with diabetes.