Dr. Morgan has over 30 years of laboratory experience first as a bench technologist and then laboratory director. Her professional focus has been antimicrobial stewardship, Clostridium difficile diagnostic strategies and infection control measures, and application of molecular methods to the microbiology laboratory. These interests have led to over 100 abstracts and publications. Dr. Morgan earned her BS in Medical Technology at the University of Oklahoma, and her PhD in Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Campus. She obtained a Fellowship in Clinical Microbiology at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). She is certified by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. She has been twice awarded the Golden Apple Award for teaching Medical students, Pathology residents and Infectious Disease Fellows at Cedars-Sinai medical center. She has spoken at numerous regional and national meetings, presented numerous national webinars, and she is the past president of her local ASM chapter (SCASM), and hosts a microbiology blog on the internet for the review of microbiology, "Microbes with Dr. Morgan". Dr. Morgan is a Professor in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Microbiology Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she has worked for 34 years.