Oma Morey, Ph.D.

Oma Morey, Ph.D.

Dr. Morey received a Ph.D. in Adult Education and Gerontology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 and a Ph.D. from the Centre for Qualitative Research in School of Health and Social Care at Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, England. She currently holds an appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Senior Medical Educator in the Office of Educational Development (OED). She is also a Special Member of the Graduate Faculty in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, an Associate Member of the Institute for the Medical Humanities and a Fellow in the Sealy Center on Aging.

Dr Morey has been involved with education in the public, private, and non-profit sectors for over 20 years with a major focus on teaching and presentation skills. She has presented and conducted workshops at national and international conferences and has published in the adult education literature. Her research interests include the use of research-based theatre in medical education, teaching empathy in medical education, transformational learning, reflective learning, caregiving issues surrounding learning and spirituality, and physician communication with the elderly and their caregivers. She provides consultation coaching with faculty to develop their teaching and presentation skills.

ommorey@utmb.edu