Gregory Mayer

Health South 444C
500 N. 3rd Street
Professor of Practice (FSC)
DTPHX Campus


Gregory Mayer is a professor of practice with the College of Health Solutions at ASU. His research interests include hospice and palliative care and chronic disease management. He holds an MBA from ASU-Thunderbird School of Global Management, and MD from Tulane University and completed his residency in general surgery at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. 


  • M.B.A. Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University
  • Residency. General Sugery, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine
  • M.D. Tulane University School of Medicine
  • B.S. Psychology, Arizona State University

Research Interests

  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Chronic disease management

Research Activity

Mayo Clinic / OnePoint Patient Care / ASU
Benefit of adding pharmacy resources and medication delivery to outpatient palliative care patients


Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 502 Health Care Systems and Design
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 510 High-Value Pt-Centered Care
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 502 Health Care Systems and Design
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
HON 494 Special Topics
MED 498 Pro-Seminar
HCD 510 High-Value Pt-Centered Care
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 498 Pro-Seminar
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 492 Honors Directed Study


Vision Award Hospice of the Valley

Professional Associations

Arizona Medical Association

American Board of Hospice & Palliative Medicine February 2004

American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine

American Pain Society

Trainer, AMA Sponsored EPEC Program

Education of Physicians on End-of-Life Care

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)


Clinical Consultant, Episcopal Recovery Ministry, 2015-2017

Clinical Consultant, Mayo Palliative Medicine Program/Fellowship, 2003-Present

Clinical Consultant, OnePoint Patient Care, 2015-Present

Cofounder, ActNow AZ, December 2016-Present

Consultant, Member of Convening Pane, State of Reform, Jan 2019-Present



Board Member, Mayer Family Foundation

Board Member, Sedgwick Street Advisors, LLC

Board Member, Esperanza, 1997-2001

Board Member, Wellness Community, 2000–2003

Board Member, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, 2010-2014

Board Member, Help in Healing Home, 2015-2018

Board Member, Arizona Palliative Medicine Task Force, May 2016-July 2018

Industry Positions

General Surgery Private Practice, Phoenix, AZ, June 1987-1990
In association with Richard T. Perry, MD

Cardiovascular Surgical Assisting, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 1989-1993
Valley Cardiovascular & Thoracic Associates

Vascular/Venous Disease Private Practice, June 1991-December 1997
Southwest Vein & Laser, Phoenix, AZ

Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ, June 1997-May 2015
Volunteer, June 1997-March 1998
Physician, Medical Director, March 1998-May 2015
Administrative Medical Director, January 1999-March 2000  
Executive Medical Director, March 2000-June 2009 
Senior VP Clinical Operations, June 2009-May 2015

Mayo Clinic Palliative Medicine
Staff Consultant, June 2003-June 2012

Pro Bono

Consultant, Transplant Community Alliance, 2018-Present