Morgan Jacobs

Board Member

Morgan was born and raised here in North Carolina, and has spent most of her life living in rural, diverse communities. Morgan is a proud member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. She earned her Masters of Public Health from George Washington University where she developed a profound interest in health equity and the social determinants of health (SDOH), and completed her Master’s thesis work on the disproportionate rates of sexual assault in Native American women.

Morgan has been a public servant ever since she was an undergraduate at East Carolina University
during which time she began working for the North Carolina Division of Public Health. She worked for the Division of Public Health for 4 years working on HIV/STD intervention and prevention efforts and also on youth tobacco cessation. Morgan now works for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs – Health Services Research and Development Service where she works as a Research Associate on projects that national leadership uses for policy implications and decision making.
Morgan has three beautiful children that she adores and her interests include reading, traveling, and baking and decorating cakes.