Certified InterPlay Leader
Dr. Alex Morton is currently Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy and Clinical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy and retired Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC., where he taught and practiced for 34 years. He currently has a private practice where he consults in clinical psychopharmacology and is a guest lecturer at MUSC. He is board certified in Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice, and is one of 587 practitioners worldwide. He taught psychopharmacology full-time in both Medicine and Pharmacy programs at MUSC. His extensive research investigations have focused primarily on the psychopharmacological treatment of mood, anxiety, and substance disorders. He has testified as an expert witness in psychopharmacology in over 60 capital murder cases regarding the effects of drugs on the brain. Leisure activities include InterPlay and slow, long distance running, having completed over 130 Ultra Marathon runs.