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Joshua A. Morton IMedical Doctor / Professor

"The purpose of the course is to give students the skills necessary to understand all aspects of health and health care especially those related to Health Care Reform and recent and previous legislation."

Degrees Held:

  • Holistic Practitioner / Herbalist – Hill College, 2019
  • MBA (Health Care Management) – Scranton University, 2011
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine) – Xavier University School of Medicine, 2007
  • B.S. (Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry) – Xavier University of Louisiana, 2001

Career Highlights:

President and Chief Executive Officer of JB Morton Health & Associates - a holistic based integrative health and wellness practice in Dallas, TX.

Physician Provider with Quest Diagnostics On-site Health Division in TX, OK, and LA.

Executive and Medical Director for Non-Profit Wellness Center in Atlanta, GA.

Teaching faculty in the Department of Health Professions in the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services and Department of Management in the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University.

Additional teaching faculty appointments for University of North Texas, LeTourneau University, Kaplan University and Eastern Gateway Community College.

In which online degree program do you teach?

MBA with a Specialization in Health Care Management

  • What do you want students to take away from your classes?

    The purpose of the course is to give students the skills necessary to understand all aspects of health and health care especially those related to Health Care Reform and recent and previous legislation. It will examine the supply of and demand for health services, and the analysis of health care systems and current, previous, and potential future legislation relevant to health care reforms. It will also examine the evaluation of health care technologies, the impact of HMO’s and capitation, and the legislative effects on both private and public health programs. Topics include: Health Policy and Legislation, hospitals, federal and state programs, insurance industry, supply and demand for (physicians, nurses, drugs, technology), and health care delivery.

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I started teaching because I wanted to make an impact and inspire learners through sharing my knowledge of industry best practices and professional experiences.

  • What advice would you give to your online students?

    There are indisputable advantages for earning a master's degree. You increase career opportunities and increase your earning potential. An online MBA at YSU will take a fraction of the time to complete compared to the on-campus option. Reach your goals faster online!

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