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Amy Lynette Hiller, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science


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717 NURS


845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

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Dr. Morgan is a gradate from the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program and the post-master's DNP program from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).  She is ANCC board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She has primarily been teaching Adult-Gerontolgy Acute Care specialty courses since she became faculty at UIC College of Nursing in 2014.  She also serves as a faculty mentor for DNP projects.  Clinically, Dr. Morgan works at Northwestern Medicine in a specialized division that performs stem cell transplants for autoimmune diseases. Diseases treated include multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.

Selected Publications

Burt, R. K., Balabanov, R., Burman, J., Sharrack, B., Snowden, J. A., Oliveira, M. C., Fagius, J.,Rose, J., Nelson, F., Antunes Barreira, M., Carlson, K., Han, X., Moraes, D., Morgan, A.,    Quigley, K., Yaung, K., Buckley, R., Allredge, C., Clendenan, A., Calvario, M., Henry, J., Jovanovic, B., Helenowski, I. B. (2019). Effect of nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem   cell transplantation vs continued disease-modifying therapy on disease progression in           patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A randomized clinical    trial. Jama, 321(2), 165-174. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.18743 [doi]

Burt, R. K., Han, X., Gozdziak, P., Yaung, K., Morgan, A., Clendenan, A. M., . . . Schroeder, J.         (2018). Five year follow-up after autologous peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell     transplantation for refractory, chronic, corticosteroid-dependent systemic lupus   erythematosus: Effect of conditioning regimen on outcome. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 53(6), 692-700. doi:10.1038/s41409-018-0173-x [doi]

Burt, R.K., Balabanov, R., Han, X.,  Sharrack, B., Morgan, A., Quigley, K.,Yaung, K., Helenowski, I.B,  Jovanovic, B.,  Spahovic, D., Arnautovic, I.,  Lee, D., Benefield, B.C., Futterer,S.,  Oliveira, M.C., Burman, J. (2015). Association of nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with neurological disability in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. JAMA, 313(3), 275-284.

Burt, R., Oliveira, M.C.,  Sanjiv, S.,  Moraes, D.A., Simoes,B.,  Gheorghiade, M., Schroeder, J., Ruderman, E.,  Farge, D.,  Chai, Z.J.,  Marjanovic,  Z., Jain, S.,  Morgan, A.,  Milanetti, F.,  Han, X., Jovanovic, B.,  Helenowski, I.B.,  Voltarelli, J. (2013). Cardiac involvement and treatment-related mortality after non-myeloablative haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation with unselected autologous peripheral blood for patients with systemic sclerosis: a retrospective analysis. The Lancet, 381 (9872), 1116-1124

Jain, S., Gozdziak, P., Morgan, A., Burt, R.K. (2013). Remission of Crohn’s disease after cord blood transplantation for leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 48, 1006-1007.

Burt, R., Shah, S., Dill, K., Grant, T., Gheorghiade, M., Schroeder, J., Craig, R., Hirano, I., Marshall, K., Ruderman, E., Borko, J., Milanetti, F., Jain, S., Boyce, K., Morgan, A., Carr, J., & Barr, W. (2011). Autologous non-myeloablative haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation compared with pulse cyclophosphamide once per month for systemic sclerosis (ASSIST): an open-label, randomized phase 2 trial. The Lancet, 378 (9790), 498-50

Notable Honors

2018, APRN Excellence Award: Central Region Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern Medicine


2017: DNP, University of Illinois at Chicago
2009: MS, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: University of Illinois at Chicago
2002: BSN, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Licensures and Certifications

ANCC board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner


Professional Memberships

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society

Selected Presentations

Morgan, A., Diegel-Vacek, L., Corbridge, S.  (04/2018). Drug Use Disorder: Implementation and   Assessment of a Web-Based Provider Toolkit. Midwest Nursing Research Society   Conference, Cleveland, Ohio  (Abstract and Poster)

Morgan, A. (9/28/2017). Drug Use Disorder: A Toolkit for Practice. University of Illinois Health and Sciences System, Chicago, IL (APN Grand Rounds)

 Morgan, A. (1/24/2017). Stem Cell Transplantation for Autoimmune Diseases. Northwestern Medicine, Chicago IL (Nursing Grand Rounds)

Morgan, A. (12/11/15). Stem Cell Transplantation for Rheumatoid Diseases. Chengdu, China  (Rheumatology Association International Meeting)