Emily Gregory, MD, MHS
Instructor of Pediatrics at PolicyLab, CHOP
Public Health Interests
Current Public-Health Related Activities
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.