Jayne Morgan, M.D.
Dr. Jayne Morgan is a cardiologist, entrepreneur and innovation leader with deep expertise in medical devices, startup companies, healthcare management and clinical research. Jayne currently serves as director of innovation for Piedmont Healthcare, where she leads the development of novel treatments and therapies across the system. She is also the clinical chair of Piedmont’s COVID-19 Task Force.
Piedmont hired Jayne in 2015 to expand cardiovascular research and introduce biotechnology into the research program. She had previously served as chief medical officer for the American Chemistry Council and as global clinical director of cardiometabolics for Solvay Pharmaceuticals. Since 2011, Jayne has also served as CEO of Forty Million Beats, which advises companies on improving product safety.
Jayne has brought her leadership to a number of companies and enterprises, and she previously served GRA as an industry fellow, providing counsel to university-launched startups. She earned her B.S. degree in biology and biochemistry from Spelman College and M.D. from Michigan State University.