“It's an honor for me to hold this position at a time when genetics and genomics has potential for such widespread impact on medicine and society, There's a lot of responsibility that comes with this position, so I don't take it lightly. I'm ready to roll up my sleeves and engage."
During his previous two years as president elect, Dr. Gregg served on several committees of the ACMG Board of Directors and ACMG Foundation Board, participated on several practice guideline work groups, and served as liaison between ACMG and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a post he has held since 2013. He was also invited before Congress in 2017 to give expert briefing on advances in prenatal genetic screening on behalf of ACMG. His earlier involvement with ACMG includes serving on the Board of Directors from 2009–2015, as Clinical Vice President from 2013–2015, and as a member of the Practice Guidelines Committee from 2013–2015.
Recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America for 2017–2018, Dr. Gregg currently holds positions as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center. Previously at the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he was recognized for exemplary teaching, Dr. Gregg was Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program from 2011–2017 as well as the Director of Obstetrics at Shands Hospital.
Dr. Gregg’s principal research interests relate to high-risk obstetrics. He participated as an investigator on numerous clinical trials and was supported by the National Institutes of Health to evaluate a mouse model of hypertension in pregnancy during his time as an associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, from 2004–2011. He has also served as a reviewer on multiple special emphasis panels for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), including five years as chair of the advisory board for the institute’s Genomics and Proteomics Network for Preterm Birth Research.
Dr. Gregg studied biology as an undergraduate at Loyola University of Chicago and earned his medical degree at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Loyola University Foster McGaw Hospital, his fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and his postdoctoral fellowship in medical genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.