Mississippi Internist Seger Morris, DO, Joins AOF Board

January 9, 2020

The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the election of Seger S. Morris, DO, as its New Physician in Practice board member for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2020.

Board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Morris is Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and an internal medicine physician at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, MS. He is also Executive Director at the Magnolia Regional Community Care Clinic and Medical Director of its Clinical Documentation Management Program.

Additionally, Dr. Morris serves as President of the Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association, Founding President of the Magnolia GME Alumni Association, and recently completed service as the New Physician in Practice Member of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Board of Trustees.

Other current positions held by Dr. Morris at the Magnolia Regional Community Care Clinic include Clinical Quality Officer; Chair, IM Program Evaluation Committee; Member, Board of Trustees Quality/Performance Review Committee; Member, Physician Advisory Committee; and Member, Magnolia Physician Services Physician Operations Committee.

“Dr. Morris’ work, at the state and national level, is already having a positive impact on health care quality and medical education. His success thus far, coupled with his deep commitment to funding the future of osteopathic medicine, makes him a welcomed member to our board,” said Rita Forden, CEO of the American Osteopathic Foundation.  

While in the early stages of building his medical practice, Dr. Morris has been tapped numerous times for a variety of prestigious academic appointments. These include Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine; and Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

“While still early in my career, I have diverse experiences in non-profit governance at the local, state, and national levels, all anchored by my passion for advancing the tenets of osteopathic medicine,” said Dr. Morris. “I am looking forward to contributing to the AOF as a member of its Board of Directors.” 

Dr. Morris earned his DO degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012 and an MBA from the University of North Texas in 2008.