Brianna Morgan, PhD, CRNP, ACHPN®, Contributing Writer

NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Brianna is a Geriatric and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner with over a decade of nursing experience caring for older adults living with serious illnesses including dementia, cancer, and severe brain injury. Dr. Morgan has a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Basis of Behavior (2008), a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2012), a Masters in Adult and Gerontological Primary Care with a minor in Palliative Care (2015), and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (2022) all from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds an Advanced Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing® and was named as an Emerging Leader by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation in 2022. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU Grossman School of Medicine where she is exploring supportive care interventions for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders and their care partners. She also works as a Geriatric and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at NYU Langone Health. Brianna spends her free time with her husband and two young children scouring Philadelphia for the best parks and pastries.


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