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Deborah A. Morris, MD, FAAHPM


Deborah Morris, MD, MHS, FAAHPM, holds Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She completed her fellowship training at Duke and returned to EVMS in 2012. She served as hospice Medical Director until 2017 and Medical Director of Palliative Care Medicine at Sentara Careplex Hospital.

Dr. Morris now co-directs the Sentara Norfolk General Palliative Care Medicine Team. She participates in system-wide initiatives to improve access and quality of palliative care services, including leading a project to develop and implement EMR based mortality risk tools.

She has been recognized by Coastal Virginia as a "Top Doc" in Palliative Medicine since 2015. She is currently a Fellow in the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

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Secondary Specialty

Palliative Care

Clinical Interests and Skills


Associate Professor

Research Interests

Medical Education

University of Florida School of Medicine
Gainesville, FL



Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Board Certification

Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Board Certification in Internal Medicine

Additional Certifications