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Deborah Gray is a Clinical Associate Professor and Entrepreneurial Fellow at Old Dominion University (ODU). She is the Owner of the nurse-run business NP SOLNs and Deputy Director of the International Council of Nurses, Advanced Practice Network Global Academy of Research and Enterprise. As Deputy Director she provides leadership, coordination, and strategic planning for research and programmatic projects, to ensure a long-term impact in global nursing. She has developed global initiatives in roles with the United Nations Foundation, International Council of Nurses, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, International Red Cross, and USAID guiding international health care, as well as nursing practice, education, and policy. As a US Fulbright Scholar in Sub-Saharan Africa she worked with the World Health Organization and the Advanced Practice Nursing programs at the University of Botswana and University of Ghana to develop ongoing telehealth programs and distance education expanding health care capacity and access throughout Africa. Dr. Gray has taught, presented, and published her work nationally and internationally on clinical, education, and policy topics, including Nursing Entrepreneurship, Telehealth, Global Advanced Practice Nursing, Integrative/Alternative Care, and Global Non-Communicable Disease Management.

Dr. Gray holds a DNP and Post-Graduate Certificates in Global Health and Nursing Education from ODU, and a MScN from McGill University.


Deborah Gray


Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Director Graduate Nursing Programs

Old Dominion University


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