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Bradford Gray

Bradford Gray

2015 Hall of Fame

M.S. Sociology, '66

Bradford H. Gray, Ph.D., graduated from OSU with a bachelor's degree in business (1964) and a master's degree in sociology (1966). He moved to Washington D.C. as a member of the inaugural class of U.S. Office of Education Fellows. He received his doctorate in sociology from Yale University in 1973.


He is a Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute in Washington D.C., editor emeritus of leading health journal The Milbank Quarterly, and a senior adviser to the Harkness Fellowship Program a the Commonwealth Fund in New York.


Previously he has served as foudning director of the Division of Health and Science Policy at the New York Academy of Medicine and as director of the Institute for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University, where he was also a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health.


He has more than 100 publications, including two books: Human Subjects in Medical Experimentation and The Profit Motive and Patient Care: The Changing Accountability of Doctors and Hospitals. He has been an elected Fellow of both The Hastings Center (a leading bioethics think tank) and AcademyHealth (the professional association of health services researchers). He is also an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

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