Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN

Margaret Grey

Annie Goodrich Professor of Nursing

Yale School of Nursing - Room 21405

phone: 203-737-1792
fax: 203-785-6455



Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, was the ninth Dean of the Yale School of Nursing and is the School’s Annie W. Goodrich Professor of Nursing. She is also a Deputy Director of 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.

Dr. Grey is the author of over 280 journal articles, chapters, and abstracts and has received numerous regional, national, and international honors for her research. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2005 and the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame in 2014. She is the recipient of the Richard R. Rubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Behavioral Medicine from the American Diabetes Association, the Pathfinder Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, Outstanding Nurse Scientist Award from the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, among many others. She was elected to the American Academy of Nursing in 1990.

Research Interests/Clinical Practice

Research Interests

A pediatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Grey’s research has focused on improving self-management in youth with diabetes and the study of psychoeducational 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 and lifestyle management of youth with type 2 diabetes are also an interest. She has been principal investigator for grants totaling over $40 million, including current projects on sleep in adolescents with diabetes and a training program on the behavioral aspects of type 1 diabetes.

Selected Publications/Presentations


Rechenberg, K., Whittemore, R., Grey, M., Jaser, S. S., & the TeenCOPE Research Group. (2016). Contribution of income to self-management and health outcomes in pediatric type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes, 17, 120-126. 

McCarthy, M., & Grey, M. (2015). Motion sensor use for physical activity data:  Methodological considerations. Nursing Research, 64, 320-327. PMID: 26655391.

Grey, M., Knafl, K., Schulman-Green, D., & Reynolds, N. (2015). A revised self- and family management framework, Nursing Outlook, 63, 162-170.

Whittemore, R., Liberti, L. S., Jeon, S., Chao, A., Minges, K. E., Murphy, K., & Grey, M. (2015). Efficacy and implementation of an internet psychoeducational program for teens with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes.

Chao, A. M., Minges, K. E., Park, C., Dumser, S., Murphy, K. M., Grey, M., & Whittemore, R. (2016). General life and diabetes-related stressors in early adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30, 133-142.

Grey, M., Liberti, L., Whittemore, R. (2015). Costs of development and maintenance of an internet program for teens with type 1 diabetes.  Health and Technology,5(2), 127-133.

Minges, K. E., Chao, A., Nam, S., Grey, M., & Whittemore, R. (2014). Weight status, gender, and race/ethnicity: Are there differences in meeting recommended health behavior guidelines for adolescents? The Journal of School Nursing, 31, 135-145.

Minges, K. E., Whittemore, R., & Grey, M. (2013). Overweight and obesity in youth with type 1 diabetes. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 31, 47-69.

Jaser, S. S., Whittemore, R., Chao, A., Jeon, S., Faulkner, M. S., & Grey, M. (2013). Mediators of 12-month outcomes of two internet interventions for youth with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39, 306-315.

Whittemore, R., Jeon, S., & Grey, M.  (2013). An internet obesity prevention program for adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52,439-447.

Whittemore, R., Chao, A., Jang, M., Jeon, S., Liptak, T., Popick, R., & Grey, M. (2013). Implementation of a school-based Internet obesity prevention program for adolescents. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46, 586-594.


Grey, M. (2016, February). Improving self-management and outcomes in youth with Type 1 diabetes via the internet. (Invited). Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland.

Grey, M. (2015, November). What’s new in self-management science? (Invited, Pinacle Lecture). Boston College Connell School of Nursing, Boston, Massachusetts.

Grey, M. (2015, October). Screening and prevention of depression in youth with type 1 diabetes. (Invited, plenary). International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, Brisbane, Australia.