Doug Morgan, MD, MPH has served as Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology Division Director since joining UAB on October 1, 2018. He is an expert in epidemiology and prevention of gastric cancer and hopes to expand the divisions programs to serve Alabamians and to advance prevention and treatment of GI diseases globally.

Dr. Morgan has a background in global health experience as he currently directs or co-directs National Institute of Health-funded programs for gastric cancer in molecular epidemiology, chemoprevention and appropriate technologies in Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Colombia and Puerto Rico.

He was the 2019 Trainee Reseach Symposium keynote speaker on March 6, 2019 where he presented, "Global Health Sin Fronteras: The Panorama of Gastric Cancer in the Americas."