Dr. Herman Gray
Dr. Herman B. Gray is the Chair of Wayne State University’s Department of Pediatrics. Prior to this role, he served president and CEO of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan and as president and CEO of the Detroit Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He has also held several other positions at Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University.
Herman serves on many national, state, and local boards and committees including the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), Children’s Hospital Association, Children’s Hospitals International Executives Forum, CATCH Board of Trustees, Green Path Board, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Board, and Plymouth Educational Center Board. He has received honors including induction into the CATCH Hall of Fame, First Annual IMHOTEP Award of Excellence, Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion’s Humanitarian of the Year, and Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Top 25 Minority Executive in Healthcare. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and an executive master’s in business administration from the University of Tennessee.