Dr. Morgan earned a Ph.D. in Comparative and Experimental Medicine at the University of Tennessee and a M.S.N. in the Family Nurse Practitioner concentration at the University of Tennessee. She earned her M.S. in Biology from Middle Tennessee State University and her B.A. in English literature from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.
Dr. Morgan’s areas of interest in teaching and research include family practice, symptom science, particularly as applied to the management of chronic conditions, and interprofessional education and collaborative practice. She was Lead Faculty and collaborator on two funded Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) grants, which emphasized population health, building academic-community research partnerships, implementing interprofessional education and practice, and expanding access to care through telehealth in APRN nurse-managed clinics. Her research employs mixed and multiple methodologies. She is an active member of the transdisciplinary phenomenology research group. Dr. Morgan serves on the graduate student affairs committee and the health and welfare subcommittee and is the college representative to the university libraries.
Additionally, Dr. Morgan is a reviewer for the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. She serves on the Pre-Health Advisory Board for the University of the South, which provides academic and extra-curricular programming, activities, and mentorship for undergraduate students entering health professions.