Megan Morris, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor

phone:  (303) 724-3994
office:   Fulginiti Pavilion - Room 201CMegan Morris

Megan Morris, PhD, MPH, CCC-SLP is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine at University of Colorado, Anschutz.
In her work, Dr. Morris aims to identify and address provider and organization-level
factors that contribute to healthcare disparities experienced by patients with disabilities.
She is a leading expert on the documentation of patients’ disability status in the
Electronic Health Record and healthcare disparities experienced by patients with communication disabilities. Her work has been funded by NIH, Patient Centered
Outcomes Research Institute, and the National Institute on Disability, Independent
Living, and Rehabilitation Research. Dr. Morris is founder and director of the
Disability Equity Collaborative, a community aimed at advancing equitable care
for patients with disabilities through practice, policy and research.

  • 2003 Boston University: BS (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
  • 2005 University of Washington: MS (Speech-Language Pathology)
  • 2011 University of Washington: PhD (Rehabilitation Sciences)
  • 2011 University of Washington: MPH (Health Systems and Policy)
  • 2013 Northwestern University: Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Services
    and Outcomes Research
  • Disability health and healthcare disparities
  • Patient-provider communication
  • Health services research in communication sciences and disorders
  • Qualitative and Mixed-Methods research design


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