Ingrid Morris

Ingrid H. Morris, MPH

Adjunct Instructor
Department of Health Behavior


Ingrid Morris is a senior manager of population health at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, where she leads company-wide initiatives to improve member health. Her team oversees population health strategy and has launched innovative programs for diabetes, maternal health, tobacco cessation and other areas of focus. She also led COVID-19 response efforts alongside the Chief Medical Officer. Her work at Blue Cross NC was recognized with a CEO Award.

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 nearly 20 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. Ingrid 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