Jay Morris

Vice President and Regional Chief Medical Officer, Humana, Senior Products Texas Region

Dr. Morris is the Vice President and Regional Chief Medical Officer for Humana’s Senior Products Texas Region. Before joining Humana, he served as Senior Medical Director for Clinical Strategy with OptumHealth, a United Health Group Company.

Dr. Morris has over twenty-five years of clinical practice and healthcare administrative experience in the Houston area. Other notable positions prior to joining Humana include; serving as Chief Medical Officer for United Heathcare’s South Texas health plan, serving as Chief of Emergency Services and Medical Director of the Emergency Department at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, and as Chairman of the Department of Urgent Care for Kelsey–Seybold Clinic.

Dr. Morris earned his medical degree (MD) at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, his law degree (JD) from the South Texas College of Law, and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from Rice University’s Jones School of Graduate Management. He is a Certified Physician Executive and is Board Certified in Family Medicine.