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Virgil Gregory Jr.

Virgil Gregory Jr.

School of Social Work

Expert Bio

Virgil Gregory Jr. is a clinical social worker with a history of using cognitive-behavioral therapy in the treatment of people with mood, anxiety, psychotic and substance-use disorders. His work places an emphasis on the translation of research into clinical social work practice and the evaluation and dissemination of cognitive-behavior therapy in the treatment of opioid use disorder and affective disorders, and in people of African descent.

He is currently focused on developing a psychometrically validated scale for measuring cultural trauma in Black men and also conducts research-related systematic reviews, meta-analyses and clinical trials.

Areas of Expertise

African Americans, opioid use disorder, cognitive-behavioral therapy, anxiety, depression.