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David A. Morton, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Neurobiology - Professor (Lecturer), Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Divisions: Anatomical Sciences, Public Health

Academic Office Information

Education History

Doctoral Training University of Utah School of Medicine
Graduate Training University of Utah School of Medicine
Undergraduate Brigham Young University

Selected Publications

  1. Mahan MA, Sanders LE, Guan J, Dailey AT, Taylor W, Morton DA (2017). Anatomy of psoas muscle innervation: Cadaveric study. Clin Anat, 30(4), 479-486.
  2. Morton DA, Colbert-Getz JM (2016). Measuring the impact of the flipped anatomy classroom: The importance of categorizing an assessment by Bloom's taxonomy. Anat Sci Educ, 10(2), 170-175.

Global Impact


Description Country
David A. Morton, Ph.D. The flipped anatomy classroom: Starting with the end in mind; Hainan Medical University, Hainan, China. China
Morton DA. Practice makes permanent. Engaging students in active learning to make things stick. University of Eastern Finland. Kuopio, Finland. Finland
Morton DA. Simple but profound active learning activities. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), School of Medicine. Monterrey, Mexico. Mexico
Active learning in medical education, University for Development Studies, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Tamale, Ghana, West Africa Ghana
Creating effective assessments, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho Ghana, West Africa Ghana