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Gregory Gray

Professor, Medicine, Environmental Health and Global Health

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Greg Gray


Gregory C. Gray MD, MPH, FIDSA is a Professor at Duke University with 3 affiliations: the Division of Infectious Diseases in Duke University's School of Medicine, Duke Global Health Institute, and Duke Nicholas School of the Environment. He also serves part-time as a Professor in the Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and as a Professor of Global Health at Duke Kunshan University in China. He has visiting professorship positions in six other academic institutions in China, Romania, Australia, and the USA. His medical boards are in Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Gray has conducted diverse epidemiological studies of infectious diseases for 25 years in 5 continents. Much of his work has involved identifying risk factors for occupational diseases, particularly for infectious diseases. He has studied numerous occupational groups including farmers, animal breeders, veterinarians, military personnel, turkey workers, poultry workers, horse workers, hunters, and pig workers. A strong supporter for the One Health approach, he has won multiple One Health research and training grants, established two centers of One Health (USA & Romania) and developed 4 graduate programs in One Health (PhD, MHS, Certificate and Program). He has mentored more than 50 graduate students, postdocs, and international scholars in research and often guides their work to peer-reviewed publication. He has served on numerous national expert advisory committees including those associated with the US Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, the Infectious Disease Society of America, and the Institute of Medicine. He has authored more than 260 scientific reports and book chapters in the peer-reviewed medical literature. Currently, he serves on the Editorial Board for the journals Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses and Tropical Diseases,Travel Medicine and Vaccines.


Recent Publications

Nguyen TT, Poh MK, Low J, Kalimuddin S, Thoon KC, Anderson BD, Gray, GC. Bioaerosol Sampling in Clinical Settings: A Promising, Non-invasive Approach for Detecting Respiratory Viruses. Open Forum Infect Dis 2014; in press View View

Stroud C, Kaplan B, Logan JE, Gray GC. One Health Training, Research and Outreach in North America. Submitted to Infection Ecology and Epidemiology 2016, 6: 33680 - View

Cortés-Hinojosa G, Gulland FM, Goldstein T, Venn-Watson S, Rivera R, Archer L, Waltzek TB, Gray GC, Wellehan JF, Development and validation of a qPCR for rapid and specific diagnosis of California sea lion adenovirus 1 (CSLAdV-1) and prevalence in wild and managed populations. J Vet Diagnostic Investigation. 2016; in press View

Lantos PM, Hoffman K, Anderson BD, Gray GC. Early Peaking of Human Influenza-like Illnesses Near Swine Production Facilities, 2009-2011. Clin Infect Dis 2016; Nov 6. pii: ciw646. [Epub ahead of print] View

Wu YH, Lu JH, Shi W, Lin J, Wang M, Chen X, Liu KK, Luo L, Anderson BA, Lednicky JA, Gray GC, Wang T. Aerosolized Avian Influenza A (H5N6) Virus Isolated from a Live Poultry Market, China. J Infection 2016 Aug 9. pii: S0163-4453(16)30205-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2016.08.002. [Epub ahead of print] View

Su S, Wang J, Yan Y, Li Z, Gu J, Yan L, Hu B, Lei J, Sun H, Shi Z, Xing G, Gray GC, Zhou J. Characterization of H7N2 Avian Influenza Virus in Wild Birds and Pikas in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Area. Sci Reports. 2016 Aug 24;6:30974. doi: 10.1038/srep30974 View

Leibler JH, Dalton K, Pekosz A, Gray GC, Silbergeld EK. Epizootics in industrial livestock production: Preventable gaps in biosecurity and biocontainment. Zoonoses and Public Health. 2016 Sep 4. doi: 10.1111/zph.12292. [Epub ahead of print] View

Ryan M, Faix D, Smith T, Gray GC. Conflicts of Interest and Publication Bias. JOEM 2016;58:E338. View

Xie T, Anderson BA, Daramragchaa U, Chuluunbaatar M, Gray GC. A Review of Evidence that Equine Influenza Viruses are Zoonotic. Pathogens. 2016, 5, 50; doi:10.3390/pathogens5030050 View

White SK, Ma W, McDaniel CJ, Gray GC, Lednicky JA. Serologic Evidence of Exposure to Influenza D Virus among Persons with Occupational Contact with Cattle. J Clin Virology 2016;81:31-33 View

Anderson BD, Ma M, Yao X, Tao W, Bo S, Lednicky JA, Ma MJ, Lu J, and Gray GC. Bioaerosol Sampling in Modern Agriculture: A Novel Approach for Emerging Pathogen Surveillance? J Infect Dis. J Infect Dis. 2016 Aug 15;214(4):537-45 View

Ma MJ, Yang XX, Lu B, Qian YH, Wang GL, Zhao T, Chen SH, Liu Y, Gray GC, Lu B and Cao WC. Novel Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A H5 Viruses in Live Poultry Markets, Wuxi City, China, 2013%u22122014. 2016 Open Forum Infectious Disease. 2016 Mar 9;3(2):ofw054. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw054. eCollection 2016 Mar. View