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Dr. Roland W. Gray

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Roland W. Gray, M.D. has served as Medical Director of the Tennessee Medical Foundation’s Physicians Health Program since January 2002. Prior to this service, Dr. Gray served as a TMF Board member and long-time volunteer for the Physicians Health Program.

Certified in Addiction Medicine in 1987, Dr. Gray has treated more than 10,000 patients for addictive diseases, and serves as a Special Government Employee and consultant to the FDA Subcommittee on Drugs and Medical Risk Management.

A practicing pediatrician from 1976 through 2001, Dr. Gray is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Gray has lectured nationally and internationally on addictions and prescription drug abuse.

Since 1997, Dr. Gray has worked as the volunteer Medical Director for the Davidson County Drug Court, helping first-time convicted drug offenders to reclaim their lives. He performs the same service with addicted mothers and their children at Renewal House, a halfway house for women and children since 1996. In 2004, the Davidson County Drug Court honored Dr. Gray by naming their rehabilitation building the “Dr. Roland Gray Vocational Building.” In 2005, Dr. Gray was the recipient of the Alcohol and Drug Council for Middle Tennessee’s John P. Mulloy, Jr., Community Service Award.

A Nashville native, Dr. Gray has been married for more than 40 years to his wife Diane. The couple have three children, Will, a cardiac anesthesiologist in New York, Camilla, a homemaker and mother of three grandchildren, and Andrew, a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University.

 

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