Alyson J. McGregor, MD MA FACEP is a physician, researcher, writer, and advocate. She is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and serves as Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development at University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. Dr. McGregor was the co-founder and Director for the Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University from 2010-2020 where her research on the roles sex and gender play in emergent conditions has made her a spokesperson and advocate for women around the world.
Dr. McGregor currently serves as a member of the Advisory Committee Research on Women’s Health for the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health. She is a Co-Founder of the national organization Sex and Gender Health Collaborative and serves on the Advisory Council to the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit series which is designed to establish an integrative sex and gender curriculum for current and future health professionals. Dr. McGregor is the former director for a Sex and Gender two-year fellowship program and educational electives for residents and medical students at Brown University. She has published over 100 peer-review publications in sex, gender, diversity, medical education and women’s health.
Dr. McGregor’s TEDx talk, “Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women,” currently has over 1.8 million views and her award-winning book “Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health and What We Can Do About It”, recently won Gold Book of the Year for the Stevie Awards Women in Business.