Hampton University
hampton university school of pharmacy
Joanne K. Morse, Ph.D

Joanne K. Morse, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Morse continued working in Stroke, as well as in Parkinson, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimer's Disease (AD) research during her seven years in industry. Dr. Morse joined Hampton University, School of Pharmacy in 1998 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Morse became one of three Teacher Leaders on Campus with the Instructional Technology Assistance Program (ITAP). One goal of this program was to instruct faculty on the appropriate use of technology in the classroom. Dr. Morse's research projects are in the area of apoptosis (programmed cell death) in AD. She is looking at the effects of Ginkgo biloba, Ginseng, and Ecstasy on apoptotic cell death and the effects of Chlorpyrifos on development of glial cells. Dr. Morse has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and has presented at national meetings.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Minor in Biology, Scranton University, 1982
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuroscience, University of Kentucky (Lexington), 1987

Post-Doctoral Training

  • Gerontology Summer Program given by the NIH Center on Aging
  • Duke University, Stroke Research, 1987-1990

Books

  • How LOW Can You Go? Nutritional Limbo (2008)
  • Herbs – What Do They Do In The Body? (in process)

Courses

  • Coordinator: Anatomy & Applied Physiology
  • Coordinator: Alternative and Complimentary Medicine

Technology

  • Faculty training in: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint; Blackboard
  • Faculty training in: Turning point Technologies – personal response program
  • Student training in : Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint presentations

Journal Publications

  1. Morse, Joanne K., Johnson, Deadre J. and Heyliger, Simone O. (2000) Understanding ethnic disparities in the treatment of affective disorders. Minority Health Today 2(1):24-27.
  2. Morse, J.K., Injury Induced CNS Plasticity: A secually Dimorphic Response in Hippocampal Sprouting, Part I,. Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, Vol 18: 1 and 2:17-46, 2001.
  3. Morse, J.K., How can we compare the human body to the US government?, in On the Lighter Side of Science Column,. Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, 18:3 and 4, 2001.
  4. Morse, J.K., Injury Induced CNS Plasticity: A sexually Dimorphic Response in Hippocampal Sprouting, Part II,. Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, 18:3 and 4, 2001.
  5. Morse, J.K., A cell by any other name… in On the Lighter Side of Science Column, Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, 19:1 2002.
  6. Morse, J.K., Thin skin  in On the Lighter Side of Science Column, Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs, 19:4. 413 – 416. 2002.
  7. Morse, Joanne K. and Johnson, Deadre J. (2005) Pharmacy and the biological agents of bioterrorism. Western Journal of Pharmaceutical Care 1(1):4-11.
  8. Johnson, Deadre J. and Morse, Joanne K. (2005) Under the cloud of terrorism: smallpox and considerations for vaccination. Journal of Collegium Aesculapium. pp. 27-35.

Other Science/Education RelatedPublications

  1. Morse, JK., Johnson, and D.J, Heyliger, S.O., Saulsbury, M. D., Use of Herbs, Questionnaire, Hampton University, S.O.P. Oct 2000.
  2. Morse, J.K., Teaching University 101: A First Year Instructor/Mentor Speaks, University 101: The Individual and Life, 2000-2001, Hampton Univerity, Tapestry Press, Unit 1:4, 2000.
  3. Morse, J.K., Faculty Handbook 2000: 21st Century University 101, Hampton University, 2000
  4. Morse, JK., Johnson, and D.J, Heyliger, S.O., Saulsbury, M. D., Understanding Herbs and Herbal Supplements, Brochure, Hampton University, S.O.P. Jan 2001.