Shaun Morris (Alumni) - University of Toronto
|Award Type:||Career Development Award|
|Supervisor(s):||Dr. Stanley Zlotkin|
Shaun Morris is a recipient of a CCHCSP Career Development Award. He is a Clinician-Scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases and a Scientist-Track investigator in Centre for Global Child Health at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at The Hospital for Sick Children. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics is cross appointed to the Division of Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Dr. Morris completed his medical degree at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada, and his Master's in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. His clinical training in pediatrics and infectious diseases was at SickKids and his training in tropical medicine was at the Gorgas Memorial Institute and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Instituto de Medicina Tropical in Peru. His current research focus is childhood mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases both globally and in Canada. He is currently the PI of large scale clinical trials in Canada, Pakistan, Kenya, and co-PI of a trial in Bangladesh. Dr. Morris' research is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and the March of Dimes.