Dr. Kaitlyn Ellis Morgan was born and raised in Port Gibson, Mississippi, the youngest child of Dr. Ellis. She is a seventh generation Mississippian with family in Claiborne County since 1828. Dr. Morgan has always wanted to grow up and become a dentist like her dad. As a young child she loved to floss her friends teeth and do "checkups" with a flashlight and a toothpick!!!!
Dr. Morgan graduated from St. Aloysius High School here in Vicksburg. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology with a minor in Mandarin Chinese from Mississippi State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. While at State, Dr. Morgan was an active member of Phi Mu Sorority. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree. At UMC, she served as Vice President of the Mississippi Association of Women Dentists. During her senior year in Dental School at UMC, she received the Prosthodontics Achievement Award and The American Academy of Periodontology Senior Student Award. She met her husband, Dr. Pierce M. Morgan while they attended Mississippi State and they became best friends while being in the same dental school class at UMC. After graduating from UMC, they both joined her father in his family dental practice. Dr. Morgan is a member of the Mississippi Dental Association and also a member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Morgan has served on several foreign mission trips to various regions of China. She enjoys oil painting, building, crafting and cooking. She and her husband have made their home here in Vicksburg and they are enjoying the many offerings this part of our State has to offer.