Morrison named administrator for Marshall University surgical residency program

Huntington, W.Va. – Missy Clagg Morrison, C-TAGME, has been named program administrator for the general surgery residency at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

As program administrator of the general surgery residency, Morrison is responsible for providing direction, leadership and day-to-day administration and management of the residency program under general direction from the program director, David Denning, M.D. She also functions as a liaison between the program director, residents, faculty, participating training sites and other departments.

For more than eight years, Morrison served as program administrator for the psychiatry medical student clerkships, the psychiatry residency program and the fellowship programs in geriatric psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Morrison then followed her passion to work with Huntington’s homeless and addiction recovery community as director of development and community engagement at the Harmony House Day Shelter from 2021 to 2022.  During that time, a monthly integrated medical and behavioral health clinic was established and the annual Mamm & Glam event for underserved women to obtain mammograms was expanded.   

A native of Huntington and Marshall alumna, Morrison serves on the board of directors of the Marshall University Alumni Association and has received numerous awards for her volunteer efforts on behalf of the local homeless and addictions recovery communities. In 2021, she was presented “The First Lady Cathy Justice Rhododendron Award” in recognition for her efforts toward the betterment of her community. 

Date Posted: Friday, July 22, 2022