Morgan Katz, M.D., MHS, is an assistant professor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases. Her research interests lie in infection control and antibiotic stewardship in long-term care facilities.
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Katz completed undergraduate studies at Tulane University. She came back to Baltimore for medical school at the University of Maryland, then returned to New Orleans for an internal medicine residency at Tulane University. She completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Katz is interested in hospital epidemiology and infection control in the elderly. She plans to focus her career on designing interventions to reduce antimicrobial resistance in the long-term care community. She has research support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to implement antibiotic stewardship in nursing homes using a comprehensive safety-based approach that includes front-line staff.