Emily Gregory MD, MHS

Faculty Member

Emily Gregory is a faculty member at PolicyLab, an assistant professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and a practicing primary care pediatrician. Her research addresses maternal-child health and health care redesign. Her current work focuses on the role of pediatrics in supporting health care access and health behavior change for women following high-risk pregnancies, with a goal of improving subsequent pregnancy outcomes and long-term women’s health. She is interested in teamwork and the role of nurses in pediatric primary care. Prior work has addressed breastfeeding, postpartum depression, healthy weight during pregnancy, contraceptive access and preventive health care utilization, among other topics. 

Dr. Gregory holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a medical degree from McGill University. She completed her pediatrics residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowship in Academic Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins, where she also obtained a Master of Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Gregory’s research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the March of Dimes, the U.S. Maternal Child Health Bureau, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a Young Investigator Award from the Academic Pediatrics Association.