Morgan Jones Axtell, J.D., serves as a staff attorney with the Network’s Eastern Region Office and the Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy (LRC) at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. She is primarily interested in improving access to quality healthcare among marginalized individuals, disability rights, and health equity.
Morgan earned her J.D. with highest honors and health law certificate from the University of Tulsa College of Law, and B.S. in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. While in law school, she worked as a legal research assistant and co-authored articles relating to Tribal public health law and disease reporting. Prior to coming to the Network, Morgan completed an externship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Law Program (PHLP), where she focused on projects ranging from mental health parity, public health authority and pregnancy discrimination. Morgan is a member of the Oklahoma and Cherokee Nation Bar. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her two dogs.