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Jayne Morgan
Director Of Innovation and Research Development
Piedmont Healthcare

Jayne Morgan, M.D. is a Cardiologist and the Director of Innovation and Research Development at the Piedmont Healthcare Corporation in Atlanta, GA.  Within this role she is tasked with developing the vision, trajectory, and long term growth sustainability for both the Innovation Program as well as all research programs across all specialties of the 20,000 employee system.  Prior to this role, she served as the Director of the Cardiovascular Research Department of the Piedmont Research Institute.  There, she focused on system integration, portfolio diversification, and strategic growth realizing steadily increasing revenue earnings monthly for 25 consecutive months.

Prior to coming to Piedmont, Dr. Morgan served as an Industry Fellow at the Georgia Research Alliance (supporting regional biotechnology start-ups), the Chief Medical Officer of the American Chemistry Council (where she developed a new translational research program), a Cardiology Consultant at Abbott Vascular Devices and Structural Heart Division, and the Global Director of the Cardiorenal Drug Development program at Solvay Pharmaceuticals where among other things, she was responsible for a $52 million dollar budget. Currently, she serves as a contributor to 2 early phase start-ups.

Dr. Morgan has varied interests and has served on many boards including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Calvary Children’s Home (orphanage).  Additionally, she is an avid pilates enthusiast with multiple certifications and often teaches classes locally. Currently, she is on the Board of SEMDA (The Southeastern Medical Device Association), MedTech Women (a women’s based biotechnology organization), and Biomed Investors Network. 

Dr. Morgan completed her medical degree at Michigan State University, her Internal Medicine Residency at George Washington University, and her Cardiology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She is married to a retired United States Navy veteran and has 3 sons.