Dr. Gregory is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health, in Tampa FL, holding a joint appointment with the Department of Pediatrics, at the Morsani College of Medicine. His research foci are physician burnout and engagement, comparative and cost-effectiveness in Pediatrics, Medicaid policy, and the integration of behavioral and physical health. These research interests are derived from applied problems and issues in health care financing and delivery that Dr. Gregory faced as an executive for a national managed care firm, and with a large integrated delivery system, prior to pursuing his academic career.
Dr. Gregory has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications and technical reports. These publications have been featured in clinical and health services journals such as JAMA, JAMA IM, Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Value in Health, Journal of Nursing Administration, and Journal of Healthcare Management. His work has been presented at national conferences including AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, American Heart Association Epi/Lifestyle, and the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. He serves as article reviewer for several journals, including Value in Health, Journal of Healthcare Management and Medical Care, and is a member of many professional societies, such as AcademyHealth, Society for Medical Decision Making, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Currently, Dr. Gregory is leading an effort to test interventions to reduce Physician Burnout, funded in part through the Center for Health Care Transformation, (CHOT), a NSF IU/CRC. This builds on work completed for his dissertation, and intends to identify work place and organizational interventions, which reduce burnout and improve engagement. He also serves as the evaluator for a three-year HRSA Rural Health Network Development Grant to establish a virtual accountable care organization serving Medicare and Dual-eligible individuals, residing in rural Southeast Texas. To date, Dr. Gregory has secured over $400K as Principal Investigator for extramural research, and has served as a co-investigator on over $3MM in extramurally funded projects. Prior to joining the USF, Dr. Gregory was an Assistant Professor in the departments of Health Policy and Management, and Pediatrics at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he was a member of the Texas Medicaid 1115a waiver evaluation group. Dr. Gregory earned his doctorate and masters in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration, from the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis MN, during which he was a AHRQ NRSA Fellow, and his MBA and BS from the College of Business at The Florida State University, in Tallahassee, FL.
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