Distinguished Alumnae/i Award 1991
Class of 1976
Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN, was the ninth dean of the Yale School of Nursing and is the School’s Annie Goodrich Professor of Nursing. She has been at Yale since January of 1993. She directs the Translational Research Core for the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. Prior to assuming the Deanship on September 1, 2005, she served as Associate Dean for Scholarly Affairs. She was the founding director of the School’s doctoral program and the NIH funded Center for Self and Family Management and a related pre and post-doctoral training 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 self-management in youth with diabetes mellitus, 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 $35 million.
Dr. Grey is the author of over 275 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 was recently elected to the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. 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, 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. She was also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association where she was instrumental in developing standards of care for youth with diabetes.
Diabetes in childhood, prevention of type 2 diabetes in high risk youth
TODAY Study Group. (2012). A clinical trial to maintain glycemic control in youth with type 2 diabetes. New England Journal of Medicine, Doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1 10933 (epublished ahead of print, April 29, 2012).
Grey, M., Whittemore, R., Liberti, L., Delamater, A., Murphy, K., & Faulkner, M.S. (2012). A comparison of two internet programs for adolescents with type 1 diabetes: Design and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 33, 769-776.
Jaser, S. S., Dumser, S., Liberti, L., Hunter, N., Whittemore, R., Grey, M., & TeenCope Research Group. (2012). Seasonal trends in depressive symptoms in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 96, e33-e35.
Jaser, S.S., Faulkner, M.S., Whittemore, R., Jeon, S., Murphy, K., Delamater, A., & Grey, M. (2012). Coping, self-management, and adaptation in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Doi: 10.1007/s12160-012-9343-z.
Schulman-Green, D., Jaser, S., Martin, F., Alonzo, A., Grey, M., McCorkle, R., Redeker, N., Reynolds, N. & Whittemore, R. (2012). Process of self-management in chronic illness. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44, 136-144. Doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5609.2012.01444.x
Laffel, L., Chang, N., Grey, M., Hale, D., Higgins, L., Hirst, K., … TODAY Study Group. (2012). Metformin monotherapy in youth with recent onset type 2 diabetes: Experience from the prerandomization run-in phase of the TODAY study. Pediatric Diabetes, 13, 369-375.
Whittemore, R., Jaser, S., Chao, A., Jang, M., & Grey, M. (2012). Psychological experience of parents of children with type 1 diabetes: A systematic mixed studies review. The Diabetes Educator, 38, 562-579. Doi: 10.1177/0145721712445216
Grey, M., Jaser, S. S., Whittemore, R., Jeon, S., & Lindemann, E. (2011). Coping skills training for parents of children with type 1 diabetes: 12-month outcomes. Nursing Research, 60, 173-181. doi:10.1097/NNR.0b013e3182159c8f
Holl, M., Jaser, S., Womack, J., Jefferson, V., & Grey, M. (2011). Metabolic risk and health behaviors in minority youth at risk for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care, 34, 193-197. doi: 10.2337/dc10-1197
Jefferson, V., Jaser, S. S., Lindemann, E., Galasso, P., Beale, A., Holl, M. G., & Grey, M. (2011). Coping skills training in a telephone health coaching program for youth at risk for type 2 diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 25, 153-161. doi:10.1016/j.pedhc.2009.12.003
Grey, M., Whittemore, R., Jaser, S. S., Ambrosino, J., Lindemann, E., Liberti, L., … Dziura, J. (2010). Effects of coping skills training in school-age children with type 1 diabetes. Research in Nursing & Health, 32, 405-418. doi:10.1002/nur.20336
Schulman-Green, D., Jaser, S., Martin, F., Alonzo, A., Grey, M., McCorkle, R., … Whittemore, R. (2012). Processes of self-management in chronic illness. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44, 136-144.
Grey, M. (2011). Multi-component school-based intervention reduces some risk factors for type 2 diabetes among high-risk youth. Journal of Pediatrics, 158, 168.
Grey, M., & Doyle, E. A. (2011). Should children with type 1 diabetes be hospitalized at diagnosis? MCN. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 36, 214-215.
Selected awards and honors
Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, 2014
Richard R. Rubin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Behavioral Medicine and Psychology, American Diabetes Association, 2013
Pathfinder Award, Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, 2012
Legacy Laureate, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Outstanding Nurse Scientist, American Academy of Nursing/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, 2008
Elected member, Institute of Medicine, 2005
Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2005
Achievement in Research Award, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, 2000
Excellence in Nursing Research Award, Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Programs, 2000
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellowship, 1999-2001
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 1990
Recipient, School of Nursing Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
Distinguished Fellow, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Nurse Practitioners, 1990
Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 1999
Applied Nursing Research Award, Council of Nurse Researchers, American Nurses Association, June, 1998
Virginia Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Research, 1997
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