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Grayson Norquist, MD, MSPH

Professor and Vice-Chair
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Grady Behavioral Health Services

Phone: 404-616-4755

Fax: 404-616-3241



Grayson Norquist, MD, MSPH, is Vice-Chair, Emory University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Chief of the Grady Behavioral Health Service, Chair of the PCORI Board of Governors and Chair of the American Psychiatric Association Council on Quality Care.  Prior to joining Emory he was Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.  He served in a number of leadership positions at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), prior to that time including Director of the Division of Services and Intervention Research, a division responsible for clinical, prevention and services research at NIMH.  He has been a member of several journal editorial boards including Psychiatric Services, the Archives of General Psychiatry and the Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics and received various national government and public awards, including the NIH Director’s Award, the NIH Special Service Award, and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Exemplary Psychiatrist Award. His research has focused on improving mental health services for underserved populations and development of quality measures in mental health.