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


Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCD 510 High-Value Pt-Centered Care
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