Shaun K. Morris
Division of Infectious Diseases and Centre for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children


Research Interests: Subject Area Themes/Translational Research: Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Epidemiology, Clinical Trials, Child mortality, Child development, Immunization

Bio Brief

Shaun Morris is a clinician-scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Scientist and Principal Investigator, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, SickKids Research Institute and Centre for Global Child Health. Dr. Morris is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, and is cross appointed to Clinical Public Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. He completed his medical degree at Queen's University, Kingston, ON, and his Master's in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Morris completed his clinical training in paediatrics and infectious diseases here at SickKids and further training in tropical medicine through the Gorgas Memorial Course at the Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru. Dr. Morris’ current research interests include randomized controlled trials of low cost interventions to save lives and improve neurodevelopment in Asia and Africa, large scale observational studies of childhood morbidity and mortality in South Asia, and the epidemiology of globally important and vaccine preventable infectious diseases in Canada.

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