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Edward Gracely

Edward Gracely, PhD

Associate Professor

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine


  • PhD in Quantitative Psychology - Temple University (1986)

Edward Gracely, PhD, is an associate professor of family, community and preventive medicine. He serves as the preclinical curriculum coordinator and Biostatistics/Epidemiology course director. In this role, he teaches statistics and research design to medical students in the traditional and problem-based learning tracks, gives talks to residents and fellows, and provides consultation to researchers in a wide range of basic science and clinical fields. He served as a faculty member at the former Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Gracely has a joint faculty appointment in the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, where he has been involved almost since its inception, playing a substantial role in the design and implementation of the MD/MPH curriculum and the original statistics and epidemiology blocks in Year 1. He is currently course director and instructor in the Dornsife School's Introduction to Biostatistics course, a member of the school's Educational Coordinating Committee and chair of the Master's Project Oversight Committee.


  • American Statistical Association
  • ASA's Committee on Human Rights and Scientific Freedom (friend and former member)

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Service Award for service as editor of the newsletter for the Section on Teaching Statistics in the Health Sciences (2011)
  • Golden Apple Award from the Dornsife School of Public Health graduating class (2011)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (elected by College of Medicine faculty, 2008)
  • Angelo Pinto Basic Science Educators Award (2008)

In the Media

Contact Information

Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine
2900 W. Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129
Phone: 215.991.8466
Fax: 215.843.6028