John E. Morley, M.D, B.Ch.
Dr. John E. Morley, M.B., B.Ch., is Dammert Professor of Gerontology, Saint Louis University Medical School and Director of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the St. Louis V.A. Medical Center. Educated at the University of Witwatersrand in his native South Africa, John received his postgraduate training at UCLA and is board certified in endocrinology and geriatrics. The author of numerous papers and 14 texts, including Geriatric Nutrition, Second Edition (1995), Memory Function and Aging Related Disorders (1992), Medical Care in the Nursing Home, Second Edition (1996), Frailty in Older Individuals (1993), and As We Age (1996), John serves on the editorial board of Peptides, Journal of Nutritional Medicine, Age & Nutrition and Clinical Geriatrics. In 1985 he received the Mead Johnson Award of the American Institute of Nutrition and in 1990 he was included among the 100 Most-Cited Scientists in the World from 1981-1988. His current research investigates memory function, nutrition and the endocrinology of the elderly.

During the last three years, Dr. Morley has received grant/research support from Vivus, Merck & Co., Upjohn, B.Braun McGaw, Bayer Corp and Nestec, Ltd. He has also served on the Speakers' Bureau for LXN, Organon, Ross, Pharmacia & Upjohn, Glaxo Wellcome, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Searle, Merck & Co., Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novartis, Pratt, B.Braun McGaw, Pfizer and Parke-Davis.