Emily Gregory MD, MHS

Emily F. Gregory, MD, MHS, is a faculty member at PolicyLab and instructor of pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research addresses health care redesign with an aim of supporting positive health behaviors throughout the life course. She is particularly interested in the interconception period and better understanding the barriers and facilitators that influence how new families establish habits for health care utilization and health-related behavior that promote family-wide health and positive pregnancy outcomes for subsequent pregnancies. Her research projects have addressed breastfeeding, postpartum depression, healthy weight, and contraceptive access, among other topics. 

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