The University of Arizona Health Sciences

Wayne J. Morgan, MD

Wayne Morgan, MD is Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology. Dr. Morgan’s clinical interests include asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pediatric sleep medicine. He is nationally recognized for his expertise as a respiratory physiologist and has helped to develop innovative lung function testing methods for infants and young children.  He is a core member of the research team conducting the Tucson Childrens Respiratory Study. This is a longitudinal study of childhood respiratory health from infancy through late adolescence. It is unique in this country and has substantively added to our understanding of risk factors for asthma and clarified the phenotypes of wheezing illness in young children. Dr. Morgan is also an accomplished educator and has received several teaching awards for his skills in teaching respiratory physiology, clinical pediatrics, and pediatric pulmonary medicine.  He has been a principal investigator in the NIAID funded Inner City Asthma programs for the past 15 years.