Achieving Global Health Equity: What Will it Take? A talk with Dr. Michelle Morse
Partners In Health Engage is teaming up with Jefferson's International Medicine Society, the TJU Office of International Affairs, the TJU Global Health Initiatives Committee in order to host and facilitate a discussion about global health. Partners In Health is sending Dr. Michelle Morse, their Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Haiti, to speak about her work in the field and answer student questions about building health systems abroad.
Michelle Morse, MD, MPH earned her B.S. in French in 2003 from the University of Virginia, her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2008, and her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health in May 2012. As a Hiatt Global Health Equity resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Morse worked in Haiti, Rwanda, and Botswana. She focused her international work in Haiti where she assisted Partners In Health/Zanmi Lasante (PIH/ZL) with earthquake relief efforts, was a first-responder for the cholera epidemic, and worked on women's health and quality improvement projects.
Dr. Morse is a 2012 graduate of the Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity. As a Hiatt resident, she co-founded Physicians for Haiti, an NGO that aims to inspire and support the development of Haiti's next generation of healthcare leaders through improving medical education. Currently, she is an Affiliate in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), a hospitalist at BWH and Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Morse also serves as Director of Medical Education Planning at PIH/ZL Mirebalais Hospital in Haiti.
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