Dr. Brian McGregor is a behavioral scientist with over 15 years of professional experience in needs assessment, program evaluation, clinical and community based research. He is an Evaluator in the Department of Community Health & Preventive Medicine and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM).
Dr. McGregor graduated summa cum laude from Morehouse College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He completed his master’s and doctorate degrees in Clinical/Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship as an inaugural member of the Health Policy & Leadership Program at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at the Morehouse School of Medicine.
From 2007 – 2009, Dr. McGregor served as a clinician and supervisor of mental health services at medium and maximum security prisons for men in Alabama, providing individual therapy, crisis management, and reentry services.
Dr. McGregor’s clinical and community based research and evaluation initiatives aim to decriminalize mental illness, advance health equity, and eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal legal system. He seeks to engage community, business and government partners to advance justice reinvestment initiatives through data driven policy and practice strategies. Dr. McGregor serves on the boards of various organizations including Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform, the Georgia Prevention Project, the Academic Consortium of Criminal Justice Health and Foreverfamily, a non-profit organization serving children and families in Georgia with incarcerated parents.