About CHDI

Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN

Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN Annie Goodrich Professor of Nursing, Yale School of Nursing
CHDI Board Chair and Children's Fund 1st Vice Chair

Margaret Grey 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. Prior to assuming the Deanship from 2005-2015, she served as Associate Dean for Scholarly Affairs.


She holds a bachelors degree in Nursing 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. Margaret's career has focused on children and youth who are vulnerable due to chronic conditions. Her primary research has been in youth with type 1 diabetes and the prevention of type 2 diabetes in high risk youth. Margaret has been principal investigator for grants totaling over $30 million. In addition, she is the author of over 270 journal articles, chapters, and abstracts, and has received numerous regional and national honors for her research. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.