Health Disparities, Medical Sociology, Med Education, Ethics, Research Methods, Behavioral Health, Genetics
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Christopher P. Morley, Ph.D., is currently the Interim Chair of the Deparment of Public Health & Preventive Medicinean Associate at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and also serves as Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family Medicine. He holds faculty appointments in the Departments of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences.. He also holds a courtesy appointment as Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. Dr. Morley's principle research interests are in medical education and health workforce development, health disparities, behavioral health in primary care settings, ethics, and primary care practice improvement. He also serves as a course director and core faculty member in the Central New York Master of Public Health (CNYMPH) program. Dr. Morley previously served as the director of the Central Region Office of the New York State AHEC System from 2010 - 2016, and currently acts as an advisor for that office. His current funding includes:
Dr. Morley was also co-principal investigator of a subaward from the University of Southern California on the "Genomic Psychiatry Cohort" grant (NIMH 5R01MH085548), completed in 2014, and is the founding director of the "Scholarly Pairings for Academic and Research Collaboration" (SPARC) program.
In addition to local roles, Dr. Morley is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Peer-reviewed Reports in Medical Education Research (PRiMER) , an online medical education journal sponsored by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He also serves on the editorial boards of Family Medicine and the Disability and Health Journal.
Representative publications include: