COVID-19 Information

See the latest updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including a list of University contact information at

Photo of Natallia Gray

Natallia Gray, Ph.D., CPHQ

Associate Professor of Healthcare Management
Department of Management

Office: Dempster Hall  218, MS 5850

Curriculum Vitae

Instructional Areas:

Health Economics
Health Administration Policy
Research Methods in Healthcare
Risk Management for Healthcare Organizations
Healthcare Quality Management


Ph.D. Economics (Health and Healthcare), University of South Florida (2014) 
M.A. Economics, University of South Florida (2011) 
B.S. Economics, University of Southern Maine (2008) 
B.S. Hospitality Management, Belarussian State Economic University (2005)

Credentials/career path:

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), Healthcare Quality Certification Commission (HQCC), (2020)


Outstanding Academic Advisor (Nominated) 2018-2019
The Gerald S. McDougall Students' Choice Award For Excellence in Teaching 2018-2019
Copper Dome Excellence in Service, 2018-2019, Harrison College of Business
Copper Dome Excellence in Teaching, 2017-2019, Harrison College of Business
Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, 2016, from “Social Science and Medicine” Journal

Most Recent/Notable Published Work:

Gray N., Cameron D. (2019) “Fighting Unemployment the Soviet Way: Belarus' Law against Social Parasites,” Eastern European Economics,

Hildebrand-Clubbs B., Barnett, A., Gray, N. (2019) “A Community Hospital NICU Developmental Care Partner Program: Feasibility and Association with Decreased Nurse Burnout Without Increased Infection Rates,” Advances in Neonatal Care, 19 (4),311-320.

Gray, N., Picone G. (2018) “Evidence of Social Interactions in Mammography in the United States,” Atlantic Economic Journal, 46 (4), 441-457.

Gray, N., Picone, G. (2016). "The Effect of the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations on Mammography Rates.” Health Services Research, 51 (4), 1533–1545.

Gray, N., Picone, G., Sloan F., and Yashkin A. (2015) “Relation between BMI and Diabetes Mellitus and its Complications among US Older Adults.” Southern Medical Journal, 108 (1), 29-36.


Dempster Hall 260
Department of Management
One University Plaza, MS 5850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701