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Jacques Pierce Gray, American physician. Recipient Distinguished Service award American Medical Writers Association, 1959. Diplomate American Board of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (founders group).


Gray, Jacques Pierce was born on July 17, 1900 in Redkey, Indiana, United States. Son of James E. and Laura Jane (Reeves) Gray.


Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1922. Doctor of Medicine Johns Hopkins, 1928. Master of Public Health, Harvard, 1935.


Williams (Mistress R. A. Garrett). Began as instructor of physics, Newton (Iowa) High School, 1922-1924. Junior bacteriologist, Baltimore City Hospital, 1925, Maryland.

State Health Department, 1926. Assistant surgeon United States.P.H.S., New Orleans, 1928-1929. Deputy health officer Sonoma County, California, 1929.

Junior epidemiologist California Department of Public Health, 1930. Epidemiologist, acting health officer, assistant director of public health, City and County of San Francisco, California, 1930-1937, director of public welfare, 1937-1939. Lecturer, University of California, 1939-1940.

Associate clinical professor of preventive medicine public health, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 1937-1940. Director Hillsdale County (Michigan) Health Department, W. K. Kellogg Foundation Michigan Community Health Project, 1940-1942. Visiting professor School Public Health, Graduate School University of North Carolina, 1942.

Dean, School of Medical and professor of preventive public health medicine, Medical College of Virginia, 1942-1946. Dean, School of Medicine, University of Oklahoma. Also superintendent hospitals, professor public health medicine, 1946-1947.

Medical consultant, Parke Davis & Company, Detroit laboratories, since 1947, director special medical services, since 1953.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Medical Association, American Public Health Association, Michigan State, Wayne Company medical societies, Association American Medical Colls., American Medical Writers’ Association (visiting lecturer medical writing since 1954). Association Teachers Preventive Medical, American College Preventive Medicine, Delta Omega, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Pi, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Amy Hannah Williams, August 12, 1925.

James E. Gray

Laura Jane (Reeves) Gray

Amy Hannah Williams