Desiree E. MorganMD
Desiree E. Morgan, MD is the Vice-Chair of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a former program director of the UAB Diagnostic Radiology residency program. In her tenure as PD, she led the residency through a formal strategic planning process in 2015 that is bearing fruit in the dynamic program you will find in the department today. Prior to being appointed the Vice-Chair of Education, Dr. Morgan served as the UAB Department of Radiology Vice Chair of Clinical Research, where her duties centered on facilitating scholarly achievement and fostering collaborative research involving state of the art clinical imaging for physicians at all levels of training.
She is a member of the Abdominal Imaging section and her clinical subspecialty focus, in general, is gastrointestinal radiology and in particular imaging of the pancreas and hepatobiliary system. Dr. Morgan’s departmental role as Director of MRI from 2005- 2015 enabled her to introduce new MR imaging techniques to UAB, including physiologic MR image acquisition and MR biomarker evaluation of intra-abdominal tumors. She is a tireless champion of abdominal and oncologic dual-energy spectral CT at UAB.