Dena Grayson, MD, PhD is a physician, researcher, and politician. Her biomedical research has focused on the development of new medicines to treat serious diseases including cancer, Ebola, Zika, Yellow Fever, high cholesterol, and rare genetic diseases. In 2016 she ran for the Democratic ticket to represent Florida’s 9th Congressional district.
Married to three-term former Congressman and prominent attorney Alan Grayson, Dr. Grayson’s humorous and insightful commentary regarding ‘Trumpworld’ has become a trending topic amongst her more than 125,000 Twitter followers, and on her YouTube channel.
Dr. Grayson earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida (Phi Beta Kappa, High Honors), and her M.D. (Alpha Omega Alpha) and Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular cell biology from the Washington University in St. Louis. Born and raised in a small Florida beach town, she is the first female member of her family to graduate from college.
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