Position: Research Analyst
MPH, Maternal & Child Health; 2009, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
BA, 2002; Religious Studies, College of Wooster
Current Project: Evaluacíon National de Calidad de Cuidado Infantil – El Salvador (National Evaluation of Quality Childcare – El Salvador)
Past Projects: Determining Health Needs in Bolivia; Juntos (Together); Proyecto Luz (Project Light); Southeastern Diabetes Initiative: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment in Primary Care; MOVE: Malawi Orphan and Vulnerable Children Evaluation; SHIP: Sexual Health Information Project; North Carolina Health Disparities Fellowship
Responsibilities: Morgan joined the Duke Global Health Institute and the Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research in 2010. Her work is to engage often-marginalized communities by expanding and sustaining community-based collaborations and research. Morgan builds capacity through facilitation and training. She analyzes qualitative data, writes articles, manages project budgets, develops research and quality assurance protocols, and supervises staff.
Globally and locally, the research projects focus on improving child development, immigrant health, sexual
health, and resilience. She also manages the Duke University Office of Undergraduate Education initiative, DukeImmerse (http://sites.duke.edu/dukeimmerse/).
About Morgan: Morgan is originally from Berea, Kentucky, but now calls Durham home. Before attending graduate school, she worked as an environmental education director, a coordinator of refugee youth programs, and a public health educator, with first-time parents. Each of these experiences directly informs her work in building strengths-based partnerships and effective, multidisciplinary research teams. Morgan is a volunteer with the Raleigh Correctional Center for Women’s JobStart program, and a yoga teacher-in-training.
Phone: (919) 613-5449
Fax: (919) 613-5466
Office: Trent Hall, room #307
Campus Mail: Box 90392
Mail: 310 Trent Drive; Durham, NC 27708