Michelle Morse, MD, MPH
Co-Course Director, Principles of Global Health; Lecturer, Faculty of Global Health Delivery
Dr. Morse 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. Since finishing residency, Dr. Morse took a faculty position as a Hospitalist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School, and is an affiliate in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. She also worked as Director of Medical Education at PIH/ZL’s Mirebalais Hospital in Haiti.
Dr. Morse co-founded EqualHealth, an NGO that aims to inspire and support the development of Haiti’s next generation of healthcare leaders through improving medical education and creating opportunities for health professionals in Haiti. Dr. Morse currently serves as PIH’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Haiti and advisor to the Medical Director of Mirebalais Hospital. She continues to strengthen medical education globally, expand teaching on social medicine in the US and abroad, and to support clinical systems strengthening through EqualHealth and PIH/ZL. In July 2015, she assumed the position of Assistant Program Director for the Internal Medicine residency program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.