Kerry Grace Morrissey

Vice President

Kerry Grace Morrissey is a Vice President for Public Health. She oversees a portfolio of domestic and international research studies of disease prevention and health promotion as well as the assessment of biological, behavioral, and environmental risk factors associated with disease, often related to cancer.

Morrissey is an expert in conducting multisite clinic- and community-based epidemiologic research and health program evaluation related to infectious and chronic disease. These projects frequently study women and disadvantaged and rural populations. She directs studies employing a range of observational and experimental designs and applies mixed-methods and innovative data collection techniques, including biological sampling, personal wearable device data, electronic records, geospatial data, and administrative databases, to advance data science techniques and the impact of analyses.

Morrissey has led projects with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the Health Resources and Services Administration.


  • MPH, Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • BA (cum laude), Sociology/Anthropology (Spanish minor), Denison University

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