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Virgil Gregory Jr

  • Ph.D., MSW, LCSW, LCAC
  • Associate Professor
  • IU Indianapolis



    (317) 274-0270


    ES 4153
    902 W. New York St., ES 4153


Dr. Gregory is an associate professor at the IU School of Social Work. Dr. Gregory has clinical experience in using cognitive-behavioral therapy in the treatment of persons with mood, anxiety, psychotic, and substance use disorders. His research evaluates cognitive-behavior therapy for substance use disorders, affective disorders, and Black Americans. Dr. Gregory's research has placed specific emphasis on the intersection of Black male mental health and social injustice. As a cognitive-behavioral therapist and researcher, Dr. Gregory's studies include scale development and psychometric evaluation of the aforementioned topic areas. A consistent theme is the translation of research into clinical practice. His research incorporates systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and clinical trials.


Graduate Certificate

Emphasis/Major: Health Innovation and Implementation Science
2022 - Indiana University School of Medicine


Emphasis/Major: Clinical Research
2019 - Indiana University School of Medicine


Emphasis/Major: Social Work
2009 - Indiana University

Dissertation: Gregory Research Beliefs Scale: Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties


Emphasis/Major: Social Work
2003 - Indiana University


Emphasis/Major: Psychology
2001 - Purdue University

Research Interests

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analysis, Clinical Trials, Psychometrics

Teaching Interests

Mental Health and Addictions, Individual and Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy