• Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast


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Personal profile

Research interests

As an experienced researcher, I am driven to understand and explore how changed systems of care can deliver better outcomes. My research interestests have always been focused on answering important questions that will directly influence the practice of medicine in the community. A series of projects led to the TrueBlue randomised trial to better manage patients with depression and diabetes or heart disease, or both. I have investigated how GP computer records can be used to improve patient safety and as a tool for quality improvement.

My current projects are investigating ways to improve health outcomes in patients with multiple long term medical conditions. I am investigating ways to deprescribe in patients taking multiple medications. 

With colleagues in the discipline of general practice at Bond, I am investigating the influence of cognitive bias on clinical decision. We are also developing a research program around resilience in medical students and doctors.

In the health policy space, I am a member of groups advising government about Health Care Homes, safety of the digital My Health record and Medical Benefits Schedule Review.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Flinders University

… → 2016

Graduate Certificate of Clinical Education, Flinders University

… → 2007

Medical Scineces, Master of Arts , University of Cambridge

… → 1994

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Oxford

… → 1993

External positions

Senior Lecturer , University of Adelaide


GP and Partner, Hills Medical Service


Senior Research Fellow, Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health


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Projects 2018 2019

MD Project: Health Communication Videos - Breaking Bad News

Morgan, M., Bannatyne, A. & Bastawrous, M.


Project: HDR Student Project

Optimising early end-of-life conversations and advance care planning in general practice: (Stage 1)

Cardona, M., Williamson, M., Gullotta, J., Lindner, R., Ní Chróinín, D., Hillman, K., Jones, M., Lewis, E. T. & Morgan, M.


Project: Research

Research Output 2007 2019

A new model of patient-centred care for general practitioners: results of an integrated review

Brickley, B., Sladdin, I., lauren, W., Morgan, M., Ross, A., Trigger, K. & Ball, L., 31 Oct 2019, In : Family Practice. cmz063.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Patient-Centered Care
General Practitioners
Research Personnel
Health Policy
General Practice

Improving health outcomes for people with coexisting mental and physical conditions: an integrated approach

Roberts, R., Nichols, T., Calder, R., Harris, B., Duggan, M., Morgan, M., Banfield, M., Bowman, J., Bartlem, K., Clinton-McHarg, T., Alston, M., Parker, A., Rosenbaum, S., Baker, A., McCarter, K., Batterham, P., Jacka, F., O'Neil, A., Maple, J-L. & Craike, M., 2019, Melbourne: Victoria University . 64 p. (Mitchell Institute Policy issues paper; no. 5-2019)

Research output: Book/ReportOther reportResearch

Mental Health
Cardiovascular Diseases
Preventive Health Services
Health Policy

Social Prescribing Roundtable November 2019: Stimulus Paper

Wells, L., Morgan, M. & Zurynski, Y., 14 Nov 2019, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. 17 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther reportProfessional

Open Access
social issue

2018 Australia's Mental and Physical Health Tracker: Background Paper, Australian Health Policy Collaboration issues paper no. 2018-02

Harris, B., Duggan, M., Batterham, P., Bartlem, K., Clinton-McHarg, T., Dunbar, J. A., Fehily, C., Lawrence, D., Morgan, M. & Rosenbaum, S., Aug 2018, 06 ed. Melbourne: Australian Health Policy Collaboration. 2 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther reportResearch

Open Access
Health Policy
Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citation (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

What attributions do Australian high-performing general practices make for their success? Applying the clinical microsystems framework: a qualitative study

Dunham, A. H., Dunbar, J. A., Johnson, J. K., Fuller, J., Morgan, M. & Ford, D., 10 Apr 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 4, p. e020552 e020552.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
General Practice
Patient-Centered Care
Quality Improvement
General Practitioners
Primary Health Care

Activities 2017 2019

National Symposium on comorbid mental and physical health conditions

Mark Morgan (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

National Preventative Health Strategy Expert Steering Committee (External organisation)

Mark Morgan (Member)
Sep 20192020

Activity: MembershipCommittees, Boards and Panelists

Practice Incentive Payment Data Governance Committee, Department of Health (External organisation)

Mark Morgan (Chair), Simon Cotterell (Member), Roald Versteeg (Member), John Hall (Member), Nola Maxfield (Member), Kean-Seng Lim (Member), Gary Smith (Member), Fay Adamson (Member), Conan Liu (Member), Bettina McMahon (Member), Abbe Anderson (Member), Matt Jones (Member)
Aug 20192021

Activity: MembershipCommittees, Boards and Panelists

Gold Coast Primary Health Care Network Quality Improvement Committee (External organisation)

Mark Morgan (Member)
2018 → …

Activity: MembershipProfessional Memberships

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (Publisher)

Mark Morgan (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer-review

Press / Media

Social Prescribing Tackling Loneliness and Isolation

Mark Morgan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Pharmacy-led study promotes minor ailments scheme

Mark Morgan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

8 in 10 practices opt for new PIP

Mark Morgan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Plan to curb repeats of four common antibiotics

Mark Morgan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Controversial study puts red meat back on the table

Mark Morgan


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment