Dr. Morgan began his career in EMS in 1977 with his first EMT course. He became a Missouri-licensed paramedic in 1980. He has been employed as a prehospital provider & field supervisor by Carthage Ambulance Service, Joplin Emergency Medical Services (JEMS), & Newton County Ambulance District.
Today he is a Board-certified emergency medicine physician. As a Medical Officer with the Oklahoma DMAT team he has served as an on-site physician at the Oklahoma City bombing, 2001 Presidential Inauguration, and World Trade Center 9/11 disaster.
He serves as EMS Medical Director for METS (formally JEMS), Newton County Ambulance District, Barton County Ambulance District, & the Joplin Fire Department. He is also EMD Medical Director for (3) area 911 dispatch centers.
He is a member of:
American Osteopathic Association
American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
National Association of EMS Physicians
Southwest Regional EMS Committee
National Association of EMT's
Jimmy Morgan, D.O. FAAEM