Staff: Glen Morgan, Ph.D.

Glen Morgan

Glen Morgan, Ph.D.

Program Director
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Glen Morgan, Ph.D., joined the Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB) within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 1998 as a Clinical Psychologist and Program Director. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis (1983). Prior to joining NIH, he was the Director of Behavioral Sciences and Research at the Wyoming Valley Family Practice Residency and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Milton Hershey College of Medicine of the Pennsylvania State University for 14 years. During this period, he also maintained an active clinical practice in addition to teaching and research responsibilities.

Dr. Morgan was the lead Program Official for the Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Centers (P50) since its inception in 1999 and co-directed NCI's Tobacco Intervention Research Clinic. He has served as Associate Editor, American Journal of Health Behavior for over 20 years. Dr. Morgan currently is the NCI lead on the NCI Cancer Centers Smoking Cessation Initiative, funding over 20 supplements to enhance and expand the delivery of smoking cessation treatments to cancer patients and survivors. He oversees a portfolio of research grants that focus on the etiology of tobacco use and adult treatment interventions. Dr. Morgan's research has centered on smoking interventions in primary care, cessation among chronically diseased patients, and interdisciplinary research in the treatment of tobacco use and nicotine addiction.

Secondary Branch/Office Appointment:  Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB)

Current and/or past BRP mentees include April Oh.

Research Areas

  • Nicotine addiction
  • Smoking cessation and treatment
  • Transdisciplinary tobacco use research centers

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Kaplan, R.M., Fang, Z., & Morgan, G. Providers Advice Concerning Smoking Cessation: Evidence from the Medical Expenditures Panel Survey. Prev Med 2016; 91:32-36.
  • Morgan, G. & Fiore, M. Prevention, Information Technology and Cancer. Oncology Informatics: Using Health Information Technology to Improve Processes and Outcomes in Cancer Care 2016.
  • Moser, R. P., Hesse, B., Shaikh, A., Courtney, P., Morgan, G., Augustson, E., Levin, K., Helba, C., Garner, D., Dunn, M., & Coa, K. The Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM) Database: A research tool to facilitate the use of standardized measures and sharing harmonized data (In-press 2010). Am J Prev Med .
  • Morgan, G., Backinger, C., Lerman, C., & Vocci, F. Translational Medication Development for Nicotine Dependence: A National Cancer Institute/National Institute on Drug Abuse Conference Report. Am J Health Behav 2010; 34(3):267-274.
  • Moser, R., Hesse, B., Shaikh, A. R., Courtney, P., Morgan, G., Augustson, E., et al. The Grid-Enabled Measures (GEM) Database: A science 2.0 tool to facilitate the use of standardized measures and sharing of harmonized data. Am J Prev Med .