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Hospital of Central Connecticut Names Chief, Department of Medicine

New Britain [October 01 2007] - Michael R. Grey, M.D. M.P.H., of Weatogue (Simsbury) has been named chief of the Department of Medicine at The Hospital of Central Connecticut, effective Oct. 1. In his new position, he will oversee more than 200 attending physicians and 55 residents and fellows, as well as various hospital programs and research activities.

Grey, who is board-certified in internal medicine and occupational/environmental medicine, served most recently as medical director and section chief in General Medicine and Geriatrics at Baystate Medical Center’s High Street Health Center in Springfield, Mass.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a residency in primary care internal medicine at Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Mass. Grey completed a fellowship and received a master’s degree in public health in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program at the University of Washington, Seattle.

He joined the faculty at UConn School of Medicine in 1989 and practiced and taught at UConn for 15 years. Grey is on the faculty of Tufts University School of Medicine; a clinical professor at Yale University School of Nursing; and an adjunct clinical professor of medicine with the Department of Medicine and Department of Community Medicine and Health Care, UConn School of Medicine.

He has received a number of awards and recognitions, including a four-year faculty development award in 1994 from the Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars program and the 2000 Hartford County Medical Association Community Service Award.

Grey is involved in numerous professional organizations and has published and presented extensively on the history of medicine, medical education and public health. He is also involved in many volunteer and community activities, including serving as a volunteer physician for local homeless shelters and migrant workers. Grey has also consulted on a voluntary basis for Native American educational initiatives and international medical missionary work.

Contact: Nancy Martin, 860-224-5900, ext. 4366

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