John Morgan

Interim Chairman

John Morgan

Interim Chairman


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

The Graduate School

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy


Professor of Neurology
Director of the Movement and Memory Disorder Programs
Director of MCG's Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
Director of the Georgia Memory Net Memory Assessment Center

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  • (706) 721-1115
  • HF 1121


  • Ph.D., Cell Biology and Anatomy Medical College of Georgia, 1999

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 1998

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General University of North Florida, 1990


  • Board Certified in Neurology ABPN, 2004

  • PHY GA State Bd Medical Examiners, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NEUR 5000

    Basic Clkshp in Neurology
  • PHAS 5314

  • RNEU 5000

  • RNEU 5005

    Neurology Movement Disorder
  • PHAS 6060

    Psych & Addic Med Practicum
  • MEDI 5236

    Mod 3: Central Nervous System
  • PHAS 6028

    Adult Medicine Practicum II

Teaching Interests

Movement Disorders
Cognitive Disorders


Selected Recent Publications

  • Successful splint therapy for embouchure dystonia in a trumpet player., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Visual search and target detection during simulated driving in Parkinson's disease., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Tremor and Dystonia in Jacob's Syndrome (47,XYY)., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Niacin Ameliorates Neuro-Inflammation in Parkinson's Disease via GPR109A., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Dementia: Considerations for Pharmacotherapy in the USA., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Parkinson's Disease
Movement Disorders
Alzheimer's Disease

Department Service

  • Department of Neurology Research Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Promotion and Tenure 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair