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Ingrid H. Morris, MPH

Ingrid Morris

Ingrid H. Morris, MPH

Adjunct Instructor
Department of Health Behavior
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Ingrid Morris is a healthcare developer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, where she leads company-wide initiatives to improve member health. She is spearheading a health literacy initiative and has been instrumental in shaping a wellness strategy for employer clients. Her work at Blue Cross NC was recognized with a CEO Award in 2016.

Prior to joining Blue Cross NC in 2014, Morris served as a director at Prevention Partners and as a clinical health educator at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. She has over 15 years of experience in the health insurance, public school, clinic and non-profit sectors.

Ingrid served as the president of the Health Behavior Alumni Section of the Gillings School's Alumni Association from 2013 to 2016. She is also an active member of Stanford University’s OVAL admissions volunteer program. In 2015, she was recognized with a Triangle Business Journal 40 Under 40 leadership award.

Ingrid earned her bachelor's degree with honors in human biology from Stanford University and her master's degree in health behavior from the Gillings Global School of Public Health.

Research Activities

Chronic disease prevention and management
Health behavior change
Health communication
Implementation science


MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003

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