Nadia Dominique Morgan, a rheumatologist and an instructor in medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, died in a hit-and-run automobile accident in Baltimore County on December 15. She was 35 years old.
The car driven by Dr. Morgan passed through an intersection on a green light when she was struck by vehicle that had entered the intersection illegally. The impact forced Dr. Morgan’s car into a third vehicle and her car burst into flames. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second car hit a fire hydrant and he fled the scene on foot. Police caught the individual and he was placed under arrest.
A native of Jamaica, Dr. Morgan earned a medical degree at the University of the West Indies. She came to the United States to complete her internship and residency at the Downstate Medical Center of the State University of New York in Brooklyn. She came to Johns Hopkins to complete a fellowship in rheumatology and earned a master’s degree in health science from the university’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Morgan served on the faculty at the Scleroderma Center at Johns Hopkins University. She was a member of the American College of Rheumatology.