Katherine Gregory, Ph.D., RN
Cushing Hall 318
- Ph.D. - Boston College
- M.S. - University of Pennsylvania
- B.S. - State University of New York, Binghamton University
Disease prediction strategies; microbiome aspects of disease; preterm infant nutrition and enteral feeding regimens; preterm infant growth and development; necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants; patterns of maternal-infant interaction
Dr. Katherine Gregory is an associate professor. She received her master's degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and doctorate from Boston College in 2005. Dr. Gregory's clinical background is as a neonatal intensive care nurse. Her research interests pertain to disease prediction strategies, feeding, growth, and development of preterm infants. She is especially interested in the attributes of the premature gastrointestinal system and development of immunity. Dr. Gregory is also a nurse scientist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where she conducts her clinical research. In this role, she also collaborates with clinical staff on a variety of research initiatives and evidence based practice endeavors.
SELECTED APPOINTMENTS & AWARDS
- Inaugural Haley Nurse-Scientist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Recipient of pilot funding from Harvard Clinical Nutrition Research Center (P30-DK040561)
- Recipient of pilot funding from Harvard Catalyst, The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center (NIH Grant #1 UL1 RR 025758-01 and financial contributions from participating institutions).
- Recipient of 2007-2008 American Nurses Foundation (ANF/CANS scholar) to support investigation of urinary biomarkers for necrotizing enterocolitis
- Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing
- Horowitz, J. A., Murphy, C., Gregory, K. E., Wojcik, J. A., Pulcini, J., Solon, L. (accepted). Nurse home visits promoted maternal-infant interaction and decrease depression symptom severity for mothers with postpartum depression. To appear in JOGNN.
- Gregory, K. E., Bird, S. S., Gross, V., Mansur, V., Lazarev, A., Walker, W. Allan, Kristal, B. (2012). Method Development for Fecal Lipidomics Profiling. Analytical Chemistry, 85, 1114-1123.
- Morey, J.A., Gregory, K.E. (2012). Nurse-Led education mitigates maternal stress and enhances knowledge in the NICU. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 37(3), 182-191. doi:10.1097/NMC.0b013e31824b4549
- Gregory, K.E. (2012). Microbiome Aspects of Perinatal and Neonatal Health. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 25(2) 158-162.
- Filkens, B.A., Gregory, K.E., & Insoft, R. (2011). Efficacy, Safety and Practical Aspects of Transitioning to Ibuprofen Iysine for the Treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 4(2).