"MUSC Nurses Change Lives"
College of Nursing Faculty
Mathew Gregoski, Ph.D., MS
Medical University of South Carolina
College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425-1600
Telephone: (843) 792-9558
Dr. Gregoski is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and Research Scientist in the Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Elon University, his Masters of Science in Experimental Psychology from Augusta State University, and his doctorate in Kinesiology from the University of Georgia. He also completed formal training at the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) Summer mHealth Institute, the OBSSR summer Randomized Clinical Trials Institute, the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Nursing Research Summer Genetics Institute, the National Heart Lung Blood Institute’s Population Studies Workshop featuring the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities and Women’s Health Initiative studies, and a National Institutes of Health T32 post-doctoral research fellowship in vascular biology (HL66993) at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gregoski also maintains a research training appointment with The Jackson Heart Study.
Dr. Gregoski’s research focuses on transforming the current healthcare model through the use of gene x environment (GxE) and technology infused interventions particularly focusing in the areas of obesity, cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and type II diabetes. He has previously published several manuscripts pertaining to GxE contributions to CV disease development/behavioral intervention efficacy, and technology infused mHealth interventions including: a smartphone stress reduction program capable of reducing BP, a medication adherence system to improve BP control, and a Bluetooth enabled acceleration tracker for minimally amble wound-therapy patients. He is currently working on several ongoing collaborative projects with researchers from Jackson State, The University of South Carolina, Pennington Biomedical Institute, and MUSC.
Dr. Gregoski maintains a leading role in researching a range of topics from genomes to smartphones in the pursuit of developing personalized medicine interventions to aid in the reduction of health disparities among minority populations. His research has received multiple Citation Awards and a Research Scholar Award from the American Psychosomatic Society. He has also been a recipient of a Meritorious Citation Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine and a recipient of best poster at the Georgia Statewide Childhood Obesity meeting. His most recent professional mHealth presentations included Wireless Health 2011&2012, The Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, The 2012 South Carolina Translation Award mHealth Conference, and the 2012 Clinical and Translational Science Award Consortium Steering Committee meeting.