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Allison Gregory, M.S., RN, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Concentration Coordinator, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Department of Family & Community Health Nursing

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1100 East Leigh Street, Room 3081
Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567

Phone: (804) 628-3379
Email: aagregory@vcu.edu


I currently practice as a FNP with Henrico County Health Department on a PRN basis. I have practiced in several area safety net provider clinics including Bon Secours’ Care-A-Van, a mobile free clinic serving the Richmond area, Fan Free Clinic, and the Daily Planet Medical Center.  I currently serve as the FNP concentration coordinator for the Master’s Program.  In addition to graduate family health practicum and related courses, I also teach in the undergraduate community health clinical course. Additionally, I am the lead faculty liaison for the nursing student exchange program between VCU and the University of Cordoba in Cordoba, Spain.


My interests and expertise are in primary care and particularly of underserved/uninsured communities.  I have a special interest in the health needs of the local Hispanic population and have partnered with faculty from the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy on an interdisciplinary Service-Learning project called Una Vida Sana!, a health outreach program focused on the growing Hispanic population in the Richmond area.


I am a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners (VCNP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).  I have served as an RN member of the Virginia Board of Nursing, chair of the Joint Committee of the Boards of Nursing and Medicine, and the nursing representative on the Board of Health Professions. I currently serve as a member of VCU’s Global Learning Advisory Panel and as an alternate member for VCU’s Faculty Senate.


  • B.A. - Stetson University, DeLand, FL
    Humanities and Spanish
  • B.S.N. - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • M.S.N. - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


  • VCU School of Nursing Mabel E. Montgomery Faculty Award, 2016


  • Vanderbilt, A.A., Jain, S., Mayer, S.D., Gregory, A.A., Ryan, M.H., Bradner, M.K. & Baugh, R.F. (2016). Clinical records organized and optimized for clinical integration and clinical decision making. International Journal of Medical Education, 7, pages 242-245. (DOI: 10.5116/ijme.576a.fff4
  • Ryan, M., Vanderbilt, A.A., Mayer, S., & Gregory, A. (2015). Interprofessional education as a method to address health needs in a Hispanic community setting: A pilot study. Journal of Interprofessional Care, Early Online, 1-3. (DOI: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1020360)
  • Cox, L., Fugit, A.M., Ryan, M.H., Gregory, A., & Mayer, S. (2014). Una Vida Sana!: An interprofessional service-learning outreach project in an underserved Latino population. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 6, 577-584. DOI:10.1016/j.cptl.2014.03.002


  • Treating Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care, (March 5, 2020). Podium presentation at the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners 2020 Annual Conference, Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Psychotropics in Primary Care. (March 8, 2019).  Podium presentation at the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners 2019 Annual Conference, Hotel Roanoke Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Addressing communication barriers and health literacy in a Hispanic community center. (June 10, 2017).  2017 Association of Community Health Nurse Educators Annual Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • March, 2016: Motivational Interviewing for Primary Care Providers. Podium presentation at the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners 2016 Annual Conference, The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia.  
  • March, 2015: Self-medication and self-prescription among Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. (March 25, 2015). VCNP 2015 Annual Conference, Roanoke, Virginia.
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