Christopher P Morley, PhD
- Associate Professor of Family Medicine
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
- Vice Chair of Family Medicine
Research Programs and Affiliations
- Cancer Research Institute
- Family Medicine
- Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Education & Fellowships
- PhD: Syracuse University, 2009, Social Science
- Certificate of Advanced Study: Syracuse University, 2004, Health Services Management & Policy
- MA: Syracuse University, 2004, Public Administration
- SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, 2007–2008
Health Disparities, Medical Sociology, Med Education, Ethics, Research Methods, Behavioral Health, Genetics
Diseases & Conditions Treated
- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children
- North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
- Society for Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview2/12/14 Improving screening rates for colorectal cancer
3/27/13 Genetic study of schizophrenia
3/20/13 Upstate study examines cost of preauthorizations to physician practices
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Christopher P. Morley, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, with joint appointments in Public Health, and Psychiatry. 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 is also the director of the Central Region Office of the New York State AHEC System. He is the Principal Investigator of a HRSA Academic Administrative Units grant (D54HP23297), the co-principal investigator of a recently-completed subaward from the University of Southern California on the "Genomic Psychiatry Cohort" grant (NIMH 5R01MH085548), and the founding director of the "Scholarly Pairings for Academic and Research Collaboration" (SPARC) program.
Recent Publications include:
- A qualitative study of medical students in a rural track: views on eventual rural practice.
- The temporal decline of idealism in two cohorts of medical students at one institution.
- Practice characteristics and prior authorization costs: secondary analysis of data collected by SALT-Net in 9 central New York primary care practices.
- A curriculum on care for people with disabilities: effects on medical student self-reported attitudes and comfort level.
- Predictors for return to work for those with occupational respiratory disease: clinical and structural factors.
- Decline of medical student idealism in the first and second year of medical school: a survey of pre-clinical medical students at one institution.
- What to Learn and How to Teach It: Five Years of Pre-Meetings for Training Directors in Psychiatry
- The genomic psychiatry cohort: partners in discovery.
- State-Level Tobacco Control and Adult Smoking Rate in the United States: An Ecological Analysis of Structural Factors.
- The impact of prior authorization requirements on primary care physicians' offices: report of two parallel network studies.
- Supporting Physicians Who Work in Challenging Contexts: A Role for the Academic Health Center
- Family physician attitudes in managing obesity: a cross-sectional survey study
- Pilot Evaluation of a Biopsychosocial Integrated Standardized Patient Examination in a Family Medicine Clerkship
- A Meta-Analysis of Bone Mineral Density in Collegiate Female Athletes
- The effects of patient characteristics on ADHD diagnosis and treatment: a factorial study of family physicians
- Debate: Limitations on universality: the "right to health" and the necessity of legal nationality.
- The effect of media attention on concern for and medical management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a multimethod study.
- Children, ADHD, and Citizenship