McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Announcement — Regional Assistant Dean, Waterloo Campus, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Dr. Catherine A. Morris

Catherine A. Morris, MD, FRCPSC

Assistant clinical professor, Department of Medicine

October 4, 2004

From: John G. Kelton, MD, Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences

I would like to congratulate Dr. Catherine Morris on her recent appointment as the regional assistant dean for the Waterloo Campus, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, effective October 1, 2007.

Dr. Morris has been a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine since 1990.

Dr. Morris obtained a combined Diploma in Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy (1973), followed by a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (1977) from the University of Toronto.  At McMaster University, Dr. Morris completed her Masters of Health Science (1978), a Medical Degree (1981), and an internal medicine residency (1986).  Dr. Morris also undertook a course of study at the Physician Manager Institute through the Canadian Medical Association.

Dr. Morris was employed as a general internist at the Henderson Division of Hamilton Health Sciences from 1986-2000. She began work as a lead hospitalist at Cambridge Memorial Hospital (2000-2001) and Chief Hospitalist Medicine (2001-2004). She has been chief of staff at Cambridge Memorial Hospital since 2004.

As a faculty member, Dr. Morris has participated in clinical training of medical students, clinical clerks, interns, and residents. She has supervised final year family practice residents, out-of-country electives, has been an MD supervisor and nurse practitioner clinical supervisor, and a clinical skills preceptor. Dr. Morris has also participated in the medical school admissions process.

Dr. Morris will provide key leadership for the development of our expanded undergraduate MD program which is led by Dr. Alan Neville. We wish Dr. Morris all the best in this important task

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