Carol Gray, MPH leads the overall management, performance, and coordination of the MSHIELD Program and Coordinating Center Team. She has extensive experience managing public health research teams, communicating across and coordinating with multiple partnerships, and linking and engaging with community-based organizations in Detroit and academic faculty at the University of Michigan. She received her MPH from the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2014.
Prior to joining the MSHIELD team, Carol worked as the Center Manager of the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC), a community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnership that promotes health equity in Detroit through CBPR. She is also the Co-Director of Shakespeare in the Arb, an annual outdoor production in the University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum. A professional musician and actress, she loves to cook, bake, read, knit, and take long walks with her husband.