John C. Morris, III, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Endocrinologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

John C. Morris, M.D., is an Endocrinologist and Endocrine Oncologist working both in the Divisions of Endocrinology and Medical Oncology. His areas of clinical focus include:

  • Endocrine malignancies, both low risk and advanced (metastatic), including cancers of the thyroid, adrenals, parathyroid, and endocrine pancreas
  • Thyroid nodules and goiter
  • Thyroid ultrasound and biopsy
  • Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism
  • Pituitary and adrenal disorders

Dr. Morris is also active in research and education providing mentorship to fellows and residents. He has published his work extensively in high-impact scientific and medical journals.

In addition to clinical activities, Dr. Morris is involved in leadership of the American Thyroid Association having in recent years served as both President and Chief Operating Officer.

  1. Graves' disease
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Hypothyroidism
  4. Thyroid cancer
  1. Gene therapy
  • Endocrine cancers — Adrenal, Thyroid, Pituitary, Paraganglioma, Parathyroid, Hurthle Cell
  • Staff and trainee education
  • Thyroid Clinical Service Group: Thyroid diseases, hyper- and hypothyroidism
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Graves' disease
  • Cancer gene therapy using radioiodine
  1. 1989
    Research FellowshipMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1987
    Fellow - EndocrinologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1985
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville
  4. 1985
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  5. 1983
    Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  6. 1982
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Tennessee, Memphis
  7. 1978
    BS - BiologyKing College

Certifications

  1. 1987
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1985
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 1997
    Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 1989
    Clinical InvestigatorMayo Clinic
  3. 1988
    Randall G. Spraque Award for outstanding achievement as an Endocrinology traineeMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 1982
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  5. 1978
    Summa Cum LaudeKing College, Bristol, TN

Professional memberships

  1. 2005 - present
    ChairLaboratory Services Committee, American Thyroid Association
  2. 2005 - present
    MemberLaboratory Services Committee, American Thyroid Association
  3. 2003
    Co-DirectorSymposium on Potassium Iodide Protection for Nuclear Accident, American Thyroid Association
  4. 2003
    MemberSymposium on Potassium Iodide Protection for Nuclear Accident, American Thyroid Association
  5. 2003 - present
    Symposium Organizer/ChairAmerican Thyroid Association
  6. 2002 - present
    ChairDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2001 - 2005
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Thyroid Association
  8. 2001 - present
    DirectorAmerican Thyroid Association
  9. 1999 - 2002
    Vice ChairDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 1999
    ChairProgram Committee, American Thyroid Association
  11. 1999
    ChairScientific Program Committee, American Thyroid Association
  12. 1997 - 1999
    ChairEducation Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 1997 - 1999
    Program DirectorEndocrine Fellowship Committee, Education Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition
  14. 1997 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 1997 - 1999
    MemberResidency Review Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 1997 - 1999
    MemberGraduate Medical Training, Internal Medicine Residency Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  17. 1997 - present
    MemberDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 1997 - present
    MemberEndocrine Research Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  19. 1997 - present
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine
  20. 1997 - present
    MemberAssociation of Subspecialty Professors
  21. 1996 - 1999
    MemberProgram Committee, American Thyroid Association
  22. 1996 - 1999
    MemberScientific Program Committee, American Thyroid Association
  23. 1992 - 1996
    ChairHospital Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 1992 - 1996
    MemberPublic Health Committee, American Thyroid Association
  25. 1992
    MemberArrangements Committee, American Thyroid Association
  26. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  27. 1989 - present
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  28. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Thyroid Association
  29. 1988
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  30. 1988 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  31. 1982 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  32. 1982 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  33.  
    MemberInternal Medicine Practice Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  34.  
    MemberThyroid Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  35.  
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  36.  
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  37.  
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  38.  
    MemberEndocrine Division, Research Committee, American Thyroid Association
  39.  
    MemberPractice Committee, American College of Physicians
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Research activities

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