Kathryn Morris, M.P.H.

Kathryn Morris, M.P.H.
Kathryn (Katie) Morris, M.P.H.
Chief, Policy, Planning and Analyses Section, OBSSR
Email: kathryn.morris@nih.gov 
Phone: 301-496-5594

Brief Biography:

Katie Morris, M.P.H., began supervising the policy, planning, and analysis activities in 2023. Previously, Katie Morris served as a health science policy analyst and as executive secretary of the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee. She also facilitated co-funding opportunities for the Office and provided research and analyses for the Office.

Prior to joining NIH/OBSSR, Katie was a public health analyst, managing data and report-writing global health priorities for the U.S. Agency for International Development, particularly in undernutrition, maternal and child health, reproductive health and family planning, and harmonizing data and indicators commonly used in global health. Additionally, she has experience with nutrition and agriculture issues, working for the United Nations World Food Programme; tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment research as a global health fellow focusing on multidrug-resistant tuberculosis; and mixed-methods research on tobacco and drug use in peri-urban Bangladesh, and she has led global health curricula for B.S.N. and M.S.N. programs. She continues to lecture in the George Washington University online M.P.H. program in health system strengthening.

Katie holds a Masters of Public Health and B.A. from the George Washington University.