Caron J. Gray, MD
Caron J. Gray, MD

Caron J. Gray, MD

Professor
School of Medicine

Expertise/Specializations

  • Menopausal medicine
  • Vulvar, vaginal and cervical pathology
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Global Health

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • University of Illinois,B.S.,8/83-6/87
  • Northwestern University Medical School,M.D.,8/87-6/91

Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1997 with ongoing yearly maintenance of certification.

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Tuberculosis in pregnancy: Current recommendations for screening and treatment in the USA. Bergeron KG, Bonebrake RG, Gray CJ., Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, vol.2 no.4, 589-598, 2004
  • Bergeron KG, Bonebrake RG, Allen C, Gray CJ, Current Women's Health Reports, 3, 303-308, 2003

Presentations

  • Co-Program Director,  Se La Luz!.    Intimate Partner and Intrafamiliar Violence Awareness Conference.  Institute for Latin American Concern/Centro de Salud Educacion Integral, Santiago, Dominican Republic., 2017
  • 2017 Primary Care Update Conference, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB) , Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheraton Omaha Hotel, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • 2017 Primary Care Update Conference, Ask The Experts Q&A Panel , Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheraton Omaha Hotel, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Gray, C.  "Transforming a Medical Student Exchange Program into a Sustainable Community Partnership for Women's Health in the Dominican Republic" Seventh Annual Global Health Conference, Washington, D.C., 2017
  • Gray, C, Menopause: Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Sleep Disturbance and more! , Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 2017
  • Gray, C, 2016 Global Health Symposium, "Transforming a Medical Student Exchange Program into a Sustainable Community Partnership for Women's Health in the Dominican Republic" Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 2016
  • Gray, C. "Cases in Gyn Ultrasound", Future Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Local Presentation, 2016
  • Gray, C. "Humanisum Rounds - Language Barriers",  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Creighton University, Local Presentation, 2016
  • Gray, C., "Case Studies in Sexual Dysfunction", Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Creighton University, 2016
  • Lohr, R., and Gray, C. “Breastfeeding Support at Creighton University Medical Center; Patient and Provider Survey” oral presentation, Maurice Grier Symposium, CHI Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, June 2015, 2015
  • Sekpe, K., and Gray, C. “Postpartum Arteriovenous Malformation” oral presentation, Maurice Grier Symposium, CHI Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, June 2015, 2015
  • The Delivery of Women’s Healthcare in the Dominican Republic: Review of the First 10 years. Ground Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2014
  • Prenatal Care Pearls for the Family Physician. 66th Annual Meeting & Scientific Assembly for Nebraska Family Physicians. Omaha, NE,, 2014
  • Impact of Adding a Gynecology Service at the VAMC to an OBGYN Residency Program, Poster presentation, APGO/CREOG Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA Authors: Westbrook K and Gray CJ, 2014
  • Resident Compliance with Logging Duty Hours and Case Entry, Poster presentation, APGO/CREOG Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA Authors:Litwin J, Van haastert A and Gray CJ, 2014
  • Rectoceles, Enteroceles and Cystoceles…Oh My!!! 22nd Annual Management of Colon and Rectal Diseases Conference, Omaha, NE, 2014
  • Case Based Discussion of HRT: Hot Flashes vs. Plague. 5th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • Comparing Surgical Experiences of an OB/GYN Residency Completed Before and After Restricted Work Hours, oral presentation, CREOG/APGO Annual Educational Meeting, 2009
  • Visiting Professor, The HPV Vaccine, Morning Grand Rounds; Updated on HRT, Noon Conference, 2008
  • The HPV Vaccine, Primary Care Update, Okoboji, IA, 2008
  • Women's Health: The Good News on HRT, Primary Care Update, Okaboji, IA, 2008
  • The Effect of Standardized Patient Sign Out in an Obstetrics and GYnecology Residency Program, oral presentation, CREOG?APGO Annual Education Meeting, 2008
  • Evolving Patterns of STDs: Yes, even in the Rural Areas, Primary Care Update, Okoboji, IA., 2006
  • Methamphetamine Use and Pregnancy, Primary Care Update, Okoboji, IA., 2006
  • The Challenges of Methamphetamine, Nurses Update Seminars, Columbus , NE., 2006
  • Pregnancy and Aspects of Addiction, Methamphetamine Challenge., 2005
  • Contraception, Creighton University School of Medicine, Dept of Family Practice Lecture Series, Omaha, NE., 2005
  • Latent tuberculosis infection and compliance with postpartum treatment, poster presentaions, ACOG Disctrics meeting, Salt Lake City, UT., 2005
  • Sexual Dysfunction in the Female, 2005 Primary Care Update, Okoboji, IA., 2005
  • Patient Management in menopause, Currect Strategies, 2005 Primary Care Update, Okoboji, IA., 2005
  • Medications and Breastfeeding, Third Annual: Women's Health in the 21st Century, 2004
  • Patient Management in the Menopause, 2004
  • Dysfuntional Uterine Bleeding, 2004
  • A Community Response to Sexual Assault-Panel Discussion. Caring for the Sexual Assault Victim: A Community Response Conference., 2004
  • HRT controversy, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Family Practice Lecture Series, 2002
  • Emerging Trends in Hormone Replacement Therapy: 13th Annual Women's Health Symposium, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, IA, 2002
  • Hormone replacement therapy, 13th Annual Women's Health Symposium, St. Luke's Medical Center, 2002
  • Active management of labor, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Family Practice Lecture Series, 2002
  • Induction indications and methods, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Family Practice Lecture Series, 2001

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Global health
    Health disparitiies
    Education research
    Quality improvement

Current Research Projects

  • A Survey of Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Physician Attitudes towards Improving Direct Supervision Session

    Transforming a medical student exchange program into a sustainable community partnership for women's health in the Dominican Republic

    Breastfeeding Support at Creighton University Medical Center: Survey of patients
    and providers.





    Current - Funded
    Sub-Investigator -  Protocol #V503-001: “A Randomized, International, Double-Blinded (With In-House Blinding), Controlled with Gardasil®, Dose-Ranging, Tolerability, Immunogenicity, and Efficacy Study of a Multivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Virus-Like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Administered to 16-26-Year-Old Women.” Sponsor: Merck & Co. (Principal Investigator: Meera Varman MD) IRB #07-14612, October, 2007 - present
    Sub-Investigator -  Protocol #V501 018-10: “A Long Term Immunogenicity, Safety, and Effectiveness Study of Gardasil™ (Human Papillomavirus [Types 6, 11, 16, 18] Recombinant Vaccine) Among Adolescents Who Received Gardasil™ at 9-18 Years of Age.” Sponsor: Merck & Co.; (Principal Investigator: Meera Varman, MD) IRB #03-13248, August 2007 - present
    Sub-Investigator -  Protocol #108933 HPV 010: “A phase III-b, Observer-Blind, Randomized Multicenter Study with Two Parallel Groups to Compare the Immunogenicity of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals’ HPV-16/18 L1/AS04 Vaccine Versus Merck’s Gardasil® (Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus [Types 6, 11, 16, 18] Recombinant Vaccine Merck & Co., Inc.) Vaccine When Administered Intramuscularly According to a Three-Dose Schedule in Healthy Adult Females 18-45 Years of Age.” Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline; (Principal Investigator:  Meera Varman, MD) 158,150 IRB #07-14357 April, 2007 - present
    Sub-Investigator -  Protocol #104820, Study Coordinator: “A Phase III, Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety, Immunogenicity, and Efficacy of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals’ HPV-16/18 L1/AS04 Vaccine Administered Intramuscularly According to a Three-Dose Schedule (0, 1, 6 Month) in Healthy Adult Female Subjects Aged 26 Years and Above.” (Product HPV-015) GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals (Principal Investigator:  Meera Varman, MD) IRB #05-13928, $24,880, April, 2007 - present
    Sub-Investigator - Protocol #580299/008, Study Coordinator: “A Phase III Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals’ HPV-16/18 VLP/AS04 Vaccine Compared to Hepatitis A Vaccine as Control in Prevention of Persistent HPV-16 or HPV-18 Cervical Infection and Cervical Neoplasia Administered Intramuscularly According to a 0, 1, 6 Month Schedule in Healthy Females 15-25 Years of Age.” (Principal Investigator: Meera Varman, MD) IRB #04-13377, 3,098/subject, April, 2007 - present

Grant Funding Received

  • Service Learning Research for Development in the Dominican Republic with Drs. Tom Kelly and Andrea Montoya

Awards and Honors

  • CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education, 2006