Mary Lynn Morgan Lecture
Dr. Mary Lynn Morgan
The Mary Lynn Morgan Annual Lecture on Women and Health
In 1999, the Center for Women founded the Mary Lynn Morgan Annual Lecture on Women and Health, which honors one of Emory's most beloved and respected citizens. Mary Lynn Morgan graduated in 1943 from Atlanta-Southern Dental College, which became the Emory University School of Dentistry the following year. In 1947, Dr. Morgan began to develop a practice exclusive to pediatric dentistry, which she continued until 1976.
xDr. Morgan was elected to the Emory Board of Trustees in 1974, the second woman to serve. Her affiliations with Emory have been vast and varied over the years. She was named as a trustee emerita in 1991.
The Mary Lynn Morgan Annual Lecture brings to campus women who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to the vast and varied field of women’s health. Past lecturers have included academics, clinicians, nonprofit leaders, and leading advocates both within and outside of Emory.