Jacque Gray, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Dr. Jacqueline Gray is the Associate Director of indigenous programs. She has research experience and expertise in the areas of health and mental health including suicide prevention, rural veteran health services, spirituality and health, and American Indian behavioral health. Jacque is originally from Oklahoma and is of Choctaw and Cherokee descent.
- American Indian Health Research Conference
- National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
- National Institute of Mental Health Outreach Partnership
- National Resource Center on Native American Aging
- Seven Generations Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health
Most Recent Publications
- Food Security, Depression and Quality of Life in Northern Plains Indians
Gray, J.S., Gonzaga, K., Penland, J.G., Lukaski, H., and Stensland, P.
Journal of Indigenous Research, Volume 4 Issue 2015 Pages Article 3, June 2015Article presents a research program designed with the objective of exploring the relationships between health disparities, high levels of poverty, and food insecurity in Native American and Alaskan Native communities.
- Testimony to White House Conference on Aging
Gray, J. May 2015Testimony of Jacqueline S. Gray, PhD, Director of the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative. Presented May 6, 2015 at the White House Conference on Aging
- Follow-up Discussion Regarding Mental Health Care in Indian Country
Gray, J. May 2014Follow-up discussion from April 8, 2014 meeting with Sen. Heitkamp, Megan Descamps and Alison Grigonis regarding mental health care in Indian country.
- Testimony to the Indian Health Services Appropriations
Gray, J. April 2014Dr. Gray provided testimony on behalf of the Friends of Indian Health to the subcommittee on interior, environment, and related agencies.
- Native Aging Visions, Spring 2013
National Resource Center on Native American Aging May 2013Newsletter developed by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging.
Most Recent Presentations
- Model Tribal Elder Abuse Codes
Presented by Gray, J. on Aug 11, 2015 at the Title VI Conference, Washington, D.C.
- Native Elderly Falls and Depression as Related to Elder Abuse Services
Presented by Riley, D., Carter, P., Lindgren, H., & Gray, J. on Aug 18, 2014 at the AoA/ACL Title VI Training and Technical Assistance Conference, Washington, DC
- Osteoporosis and Falls Among Native American Elders
Presented by Lyons, L., Gray, J., Carter, P., & Stensland, P. on Aug 18, 2014 at the AoA/ACL Title VI Training and Technical Assistance Conference, Washington, DC
- Three Cycle Comparison of Native American Elder Abuse Indicators
Presented by Henry, S., Gray, J., Carter, P. on Aug 18, 2014 at the AoA/ACL Title VI Training and Technical Assistance Conference, Washington, DC
- Outliers, Misnomers, & Fallacies: Native Americans and the MMPI-2 Schizophrenia Scale
Presented by Vandal, R., Kagan, C., Petros, T., Lindgren, H., & Gray, J. on Aug 07, 2014 at the 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, Grand Forks, North Dakota