Simone Gray, PhD
Simone Gray, PhD, is a senior statistician in the Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch of CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. Dr. Gray joined DCPC in February 2017 and previously worked as a statistician in CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. Her work is focused on a variety of projects related to surveillance, recurrence, and cancer survivorship. She works with epidemiologists, medical professionals, and other public health professionals to conduct research across the cancer spectrum from prevention to survivorship.
Dr. Gray completed her undergraduate education at Palm Beach Atlantic University and earned her Master of Science degree from University of Miami. She also completed a PhD in Statistics at Duke University, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Environmental Protection Agency.
- 2022 Post-COVID conditions among adult COVID-19 survivors aged 18–64 and >65 years—United States, March 2020–November 2021.
- 2022 Number of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening tests in the last five years reported by men in the United States in 2010, 2015, and 2018.
- 2022 Risk for newly diagnosed diabetes >30 days after SARS-CvV-2 infection among persons aged <18 years—United States, March 1, 2020–June 28, 2021.
- 2021 Racial and ethnic disparities in health status, chronic conditions, and behavioral risk factors among prostate cancer survivors, United States, 2015.
- 2019 Variations in screening quality in a federal colorectal cancer screening program for the uninsured.
- 2019 Lung cancer screening inconsistent with U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.