Perri Anne Morgan

Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
800 South Duke Street, Box 104780, Durham, NC 27710
(919) 681-3161
perri.morgan@duke.edu

Dr. Morgan is a health services researcher focusing on PAs and NPs in the health workforce and on outcomes associated with their use in different roles and settings.  As Director of Research in the Duke PA Division, she led the development of the PA Research section, which is one of only a few such groups nationally.  As a practicing PA for 25 years, Dr. Morgan has extensive knowledge of the PA profession from the perspective of a clinician.  As one of a very few national experts on education, practice, and workforce issues related to the PA profession, Dr. Morgan is regularly invited to serve in national and state level policy advisory positions.  Her research, linked below, addresses methodological problems of data sources for use in research on PAs and NPs, the effect of PA use on health resource utilization, and use and roles of PAs and NPs in various settings.

Education and Training

  • Emory University, P.A.- C. 1987
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, M.Ed. 2000
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D. 2007

Publications

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Fraher EP, Morgan P, Johnson A. Specialty distribution of physician assistants and nurse practitioners in North Carolina. Jaapa : Official Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2016 Apr;29(4):38-43. PubMed Central PMCID: 26953672.

Morgan P, Humeniuk KM, Everett CM. Facilitating Research in Physician Assistant Programs: Creating a Student-Level Longitudinal Database. The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2015 Sep;26(3):130-135. PubMed PMID: 26244470.

Morgan P, Everett C, Hing E. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians in community health centers, 2006-2010. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 2015 Jun;3(2):102-107. PubMed PMID: 26179731.

Morgan P. Handcuffs. JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2015 May;28(5):12-13. PubMed PMID: 25853672.

Morgan P, Everett CM, Hing E. Time spent with patients by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in community health centers, 2006-2010. Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 2014 Dec;2(4):232-237. PubMed PMID: 26250629.

Melcher BQ, Morgan P, Lin L, Stem J, Moorman P, Stouder A. Satisfaction guaranteed? An analysis of lecturer characteristics associated with physician assistant student satisfaction. The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2012;24(1):65e-66e.

Morgan P, Strand De Oliveira J, Short NM. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners: a missing component in state workforce assessments. J Interprof Care. 2011 Jul;25(4):252-257. PubMed PMID: 21043554.

Alexander SC, Pollak KI, Morgan PA, Strand J, Abernethy AP, Jeffreys AS, Arnold RM, Olsen M, Rodriguez KL, Garrigues SK, Manusov JRE, Tulsky JA. How do non-physician clinicians respond to advanced cancer patients' negative expressions of emotions?. Support Care Cancer. 2011 Jan;19(1):155-159. PubMed PMID: 20820814.

Morgan PA, Hooker RS. Choice of specialties among physician assistants in the United States. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 May;29(5):887-892. PubMed PMID: 20439876.

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