Gregory C. Gray MD, MPH is the Robert E. Shope, MD, Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the Departments of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Microbiology & Immunology, Global Health & Emerging Diseases at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.
Professor Gray received his medical degree, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, his Masters in Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, and his Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He underwent residency training at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington, District of Columbia. His medical boards are in Preventive Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Gray has conducted diverse epidemiological studies of infectious diseases for more than 25 years in 5 continents. He has authored more than 370 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. His published works have been cited by others more than 17,000 times (H-index 71 by Google Scholar).
Much of his work has involved identifying risk factors for occupational diseases, particularly for respiratory virus infections. He has studied farmers, animal breeders, veterinarians, military personnel, turkey workers, swine workers, poultry workers, horse workers, and hunters.
A strong supporter for the One Health approach, he has won multiple One Health research and training grants, helped to established centers of One Health (USA, Romania, China) and developed four graduate programs in One Health (PhD, MHS, and certificates).
Professor Gray is a Fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.