John Morgan


John Morgan


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

  • (706) 721-2798
  • (706) 721-1115
  • HF 1107B


  • 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 MCG, 2021

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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RNEU 5000

  • PHAS 6060

    Psych & Addic Med Practicum
  • PHAS 6090

    Elective Clinical Practicum
  • PHAS 6081

  • NEUR 5000

    Basic Clkshp in Neurology
  • PHAS 5314

  • RNEU 5005

    Neurology Movement Disorder

Teaching Interests

Movement Disorders
Cognitive Disorders


Selected Recent Publications

  • Disease course and treatment patterns in progressive supranuclear palsy: A real-world study., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Pimavanserin Treatment for Parkinson's Disease Psychosis in Clinical Practice., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cannabidiol Ameliorates Cognitive Function via Regulation of IL-33 and TREM2 Upregulation in a Murine Model of Alzheimer's Disease., 2021
  • 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

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
  • Department of Neurology Education Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member