Dr. Andrew P. Morris has been named the campus associate dean for curriculum at the Augusta University/ University of Georgia Medical Partnership, a four-year campus of the Medical College of Georgia in Athens.
Morris joins the Partnership campus after serving as assistant dean for foundations of medicine at West Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine for the past four years.
“Dr. Morris will be an extraordinary asset to the Partnership campus,” said campus Dean Michelle A. Nuss. “He brings a wealth of knowledge in curriculum development and was instrumental in developing an integrated medical education curriculum at the Stryker School of Medicine. We look forward to his leadership as we continue to develop a curriculum that is innovative and forward-thinking.”
Morris is originally from South Wales, United Kingdom. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and physiology from the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, in 1983. He then earned a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom. This was followed by a Cystic Fibrosis Fellowship at the University of Alabama from 1988-1992.
In his role as campus associate dean for curriculum, Morris will be responsible for leading and managing the four-year undergraduate medical education curriculum at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership, while ensuring the overall Partnership curriculum meets the mission of the Medical College of Georgia. In addition, Morris is appointed as a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.