Michelle MOrse, MD, MPH
In 2010, Dr. Morse co-founded EqualHealth 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. In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, Dr. Morse was compelled to collaborate with colleagues and friends to help build capacity of healthcare providers committed to social medicine, medical and nursing education and social justice.
In addition to her work as Co-Founding Director of EqualHealth, Dr. Morse serves as Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Haiti for Partners in Health, as an advisor to the Medical Director of the Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, a partnership between the government of Haiti and Partners in Health/Zanmi Lasante. Since 2015, Dr. Morse has asAssistant Program Director for the Internal Medicine residency program at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Morse works clinically as a Hospitalist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is a Clinical Instructor on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, and an affiliate of the School’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine.
As a Howard Hiatt Global Health Equity resident in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Morse worked in Haiti, Rwanda, and Botswana. She focused her international work in Haiti where she helped to coordinate Partners In Health/Zanmi Lasante’s earthquake relief efforts, was a first-responder for the cholera epidemic, and worked on women's health and quality improvement projects.
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.